Cardiology RN / Cardiology Department / SRS-San Diego Main / Full Time / 4-10-hour Days
Company: SHARP HEALTHCARE
Posted on: June 23, 2022
Shift Start Time: 7:30 AM
Shift End Time: 6 PM
Additional Shift Information:
Weekend Requirements: As Needed
On-Call Required: No
What You Will Do
Assists patients, staff and physicians as needed to maintain a high
level of efficiency of operations and customer service while
providing quality care to a designated patient population. Serves
as technical nursing expert for assigned areas.
1 Year RN experience in related clinical area.
California Registered Nurse (RN) - CA Board of Registered Nursing
ACLS Certification (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) - American Heart
AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS
Healthcare) - American Heart Association -REQUIRED
Ambulatory care experience.
Other Qualification Requirements
Successful completion of conscious sedation training and
Exhibits critical thinking skills.
Accurate documentation of all patient encounter data.
Excellent IV skills.
Prepares patients for treadmill stress testing.
Monitors and documents patient data during treadmill.
Administration of vasoactive IV medication.
Measurement of multiple hemodynamic responses.
Demonstrates ability to recognize 12-lead EKG abnormalities.
Monitors patient during periods of both stable and unstable
hemodynamic events and documents appropriately.
Has the ability to administer and monitor the infusion of
Triage Messages - Listens to patients, collects pertinent
information and assesses patient's needs, recognizes the urgency of
the patient's problem, offers advice and recommendations based on
approved protocols or routes to physicians, schedules appointments.
Assists in ensuring telephone messages are returned. Clearly
documents information in patient's clinical record or department
Demonstrates clinical knowledge and skill in assigned area and
within scope of practice.
Demonstrates proficiency in clinical skill, and nursing
Fully successful in performing/assisting with all tests and
procedures in assigned department.
Administers medications safely and accurately per guidelines and
written order. No medication errors.
Able to prepare patient for examination or procedure. Obtains
complete and accurate consent for procedures/surgery. Prepares and
labels biopsies in a thorough and accurate manner.
Partners with physicians to continuously learn and expand clinical
Listens to patients, collects pertinent information, recognizes the
urgency of the patient's problem and routes to physicians. Returns
phone calls according to physician instruction. May schedule
In partnership with physician, provides specific educational
material and individual teaching.
Uses universal precautions and demonstrates knowledge of infection
control policies and procedures.
Provides assistance to PSRs in resolving issues related to front
desk responsibilities including scheduling and telephone
management. Acts as a positive role model and ensures appropriate
Participates in clinical projects as directed by the physician or
Department efficiency and effectiveness
Organizes and completes daily requirements and
Able to respond to changing circumstances and prioritize patient
Responds to urgent and emergent situations in a calm and capable
manner. Utilizes good judgment and problem solving ability.
Ensures readiness of reports and information to maximize patient
Maintains appropriate supply levels. Cost conscious in usage.
Participates in and prepares for site inspections and
Completes department inventories per guidelines.
Enters authorizations and schedules surgeries and procedures in a
timely and accurate manner.
Proactively works together with the lead and supervisor on
team-development and departmental goals.
Provides in-services to other staff, to assure all procedures are
being done correctly.
Actively participates in departmental meetings and training.
Staff Training and Development - Assists in scheduling and
organizing clinical and technical in-services, customer service
in-services, mock codes, and pharmacy fairs. Provides ongoing
clinical and service support and serves as preceptor/mentor for new
nurses and other staff.
Consistently pro-active in team development and in problem-solving
to meet department goals. Actively and positively strives to
implement departmental goals and supports changes. When acting as a
charge nurse, is responsible for oversight of entire unit as
related to problem-solving, service recovery and daily tasks.
Additionally is responsible for control of patient flow, rounding
on patients, coordination of staffing and keeping healthcare team,
patients and nursing supervisor informed.
Attends/Participates in departmental/unit activities such as
meetings and training. Performs all other duties as required by
supervisor and Patient Care Manager.
Successfully completes Nursing Competencies with a score of 90% or
greater in each section = Great. Successfully completes Nursing
Competencies with a score of 90% or greater on all but one section.
Passed on retesting = Good. Unsuccessful in passing more than one
section of Nursing Competency Testing and/or failed to pass testing
on second attempt= Needs Improvement.
Completes Quality Assurance assignments and ensures overall
department compliance with requirements.
Demonstrates knowledge of equipment and Information Systems
Able to activate emergency procedure per protocol - code, fire,
Documents patient care events in a thorough and accurate manner.
Manages and completes AEHR tasks per prescribed time lines.
Support and knowledge of new applications and policies: AEHR,
Demonstrate typing skills proficiency by: Using a keyboard,
required to type proficiently and accurately; Have the ability to
type a minimum of 30 words per minute with 0-2 errors; Have the
ability to proof work.
Knowledge of insurance, utilization review, scheduling requirements
and support of front desk responsibilities.
Able to operate and maintain department equipment.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The ability to type 30 words per minute with 0-2 errors.
Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, religion, color, national
origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as
a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified
individual with disability or any other protected class
California Registered Nurse (RN) - CA Board of Registered Nursing;
ACLS Certification (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) - American Heart
Association; AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional
(AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association
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