Clinic Cardiac Registered Nurse

Company: Affinity Health Group

General Information
US-LA-Monroe
N/A
2 Year Degree
Full-Time
At least 1 year(s)
None
False
False
Job Description Job Summary: The Clinic Cardiac Registered Nurse is responsible for delivering care to patients performing established nursing procedures while utilizing age-specific guidelines within a clinic environment. The cardiac nurse is primarily responsible for handling all pacemaker correspondence and billing.

  Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Schedule and bill all pacemaker checks
  • Run Pacemaker and EKG reports

  • Bill hospital echos and holsters

  • Triage walk-in and/or call-in patients and assess per approved protocols
  • Providing ongoing nursing care (assess, plan, intervention, evaluation) according to the age specific and developmental needs of the patient
  • Assuring quality of care through development, implementation and evaluation of professional nursing standards       
  • Determining priorities of patient care based on essential patient needs. Anticipating and recognizing changes in a patient's status and need for care       
  • Assessing patient, family and/or significant others educational needs and providing teaching/counseling         
  • Providing basic instruction for patient regarding routine procedures, treatments or disease processes      
  • Participating in quality assurance activities
  • Integrating health promotion and preventive aspects of care
  • Marginal Duties:        

  • Participating in community education programs
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned

     

  • Job RequirementsKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) granted by the State of Louisiana

    • Must maintain State of Louisiana Registered Nurse license

    • Minimum one (1) year nursing experience (cardiac nursing required)

    • Previous nursing experience in an ambulatory care, urgent care or emergency department setting preferred.

    • Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) granted by an approved American Heart Association

    • Verbal and written communication skills sufficient for effective communication.

       

    Supervisory Responsibilities:
    • None

    Supervision Received:
    • Works under occasional supervision of the RN Supervisor and general supervision of the Physician and if applicable, Nurse Practitioner

      Working Conditions:
    • Overtime will be occasionally required

    Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands and fingers, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.