Registered Nurse, Cardiac
Company: Memorial Health
Posted on: May 18, 2020
The Post Op Cardiac (6B), Registered Nurse will care for cardiac,
pulmonary, vascular and thoracic surgery patients and families,
including lung volume reduction surgery and esophagectomy patients.
They will also share cardiac procedural patients with the Medical
Surgical Cardiac Unit, including post cath, stent, ablation and
pacemaker patients. Many patients have comorbidities in addition to
a primary cardiac diagnosis. All beds have on-site telemetry
monitoring. The Registered Nurse will provide assessments,
teaching, IVs, dressings, analysis of laboratory values and
medication administration and management.
The Medical Surgical Cardiac (6E), Registered nurse will care for
medical and surgical cardiac patients; post-cardiac-cath patients;
TAVR, ablation and vascular surgical patients; as well as
post-open-heart patients. This unit has coronary care unit beds for
closer observation of acute MI patients and those requiring IMC
care with cardiac/vascular condition. They will provide
pacemaker/ICD placements and aneurysm repairs, traditional cardiac
cath/stent placements. All beds in this unit have on-site telemetry
monitoring. Also provides assessments, chest tubes, temporary
pacemakers, teaching, IVs, dressings, analysis of laboratory values
and medication administration and management.
The registered nurse is responsible for delegation, supervision,
and provision of nursing care for a designated group of patients
through utilization of the nursing process. They will provide
age-appropriate care and will participate in research when
appropriate and incorporate research findings into evidence-based
clinical practice. In addition, they will contribute to quality
improvement processes and adhere to MMC Mission, Vision, and
Values, the Nursing Division Mission, Vision, and Philosophy, the
ANA Code of Ethics and the Illinois Nursing Act.
A Registered Nurse at Memorial Medical Center means becoming a part
of a Magnet hospital that raises the bar for excellence. The MMC
environment expects high quality care for patients and RNs who want
to advance learning to ensure they can be the best nurse possible.
Quality nurses not only understand, but also exhibit, that "care
starts with caring." Nursing is about caring for people. Above all
else, working at Memorial means we expect you to exceed customer
expectations. You can do this by treating each patient as if they
are the only one you are caring for that day, being the calm voice
for the family, finding the answers when you don't have one, and
displaying compassion in all interactions.
- Licensed as RN in State of Illinois.
- Current BLS/CPR certification per policy. Other
- Must be able to position and/or transfer an average adult
patient and possess gross coordination sufficient to perform other
patient care duties as required. Must be able to withstand
prolonged periods of standing. Must be able to perform difficult
manipulative skills such as IV insertion and IM injections.
- Environmental working conditions include exposure to blood,
bodily fluids and tissue, contagious diseases and/or radioactive or
other potentially hazardous materials.
Associated topics: ambulatory, cardiothoracic, care unit, coronary,
domiciliary, intensive, maternal, registered nurse, staff nurse,
Keywords: Memorial Health, Springfield , Registered Nurse, Cardiac, Healthcare , Springfield, Illinois
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