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RN Cardiology Coordinator - Exercise Test Lab (Part Time)

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Part-time benefits (20-31 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Day
Shift Length:  10 Hours
Primary Location (City):  Springfield
State:  OR

PeaceHealth is seeking a RN Cardiology Coordinator - Exercise Test Lab (Part Time) for a 0.5 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 10 Hours.

Req ID: 173779

 

JOB SUMMARY

Provides professional nursing support and services for patients, functioning with a high degree of knowledge, skill, and experience in cardiovascular care that is applied to achieve optimal outcomes through critical analysis, problem solving, and decision making.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Prepares charts for procedures, clarifying inconsistencies or omissions that could cancel or delay the procedure; begins the general admission history and medication reconciliation; coordinates the admission, doing pre-procedure teaching and providing a smooth transition to the unit.
  2. Coordinates and provides moderate sedation for inpatient and outpatient Transesophageal echo and cardioversions.
  3. Independently performs Tilt Table Studies and submits to Electrophysiologist for reading.
  4. Independently performs Echo and Vascular IV contrast injections per standing orders as requested.
  5. Independently supervises and monitors all modes of Stress Testing following all guidelines and protocols.
  6. Triages and assesses outpatients who develop symptoms of chest pain or other distress. May need to take patients to the ED or notify PCP for further orders.  Serves as resource to physicians and caregivers.
  7. Provides nursing services/medication administration for patients in the Nuclear Medicine department.
  8. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • Graduate of an accredited State Board of Nursing approved program required.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:              

  • Minimum of one year recent clinical cardiology experience required, Experience must demonstrate independent thinking, clinical judgement and ability to perform tasks with minimal supervision.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:            

  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of practice required.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
  • Current ACLS (Advanced Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
  • Specialist certification (PCRN, CVRN) preferred.

OTHER SKILLS:                          

  • Advanced cardiac and vascular assessment and EKG skills.
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient centered work environment.
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office applications.

SHMC RB-PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires active physical exertion up to 33% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.
  • Work requires frequent exposure to conditions involving toxic materials or hazardous waste. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per day or more.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).           

 

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

 

About PeaceHealth

 

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 

 

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Springfield community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

 

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Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

 

Location: Springfield, SHMC at Riverbend (420)
Job Category:  Nursing 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 10 Hours
FTE: 0.5
Work Type:  Part Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $39.88, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Advanced Cardiac Life Support; Basic Life Support; Registered Nurse - Oregon

 

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

 

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

 

Posting Notes: Springfield || Nursing || Other - Nursing || Part Time || REHABILITATION SVCS


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