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Registered Nurse (RN) - Float Cardiology - $30 per hour

Company: Springfield Clinic
Location: Springfield
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Springfield Clinic is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Float Cardiology for a nursing job in Springfield, Illinois.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Cardiology
  • Discipline: RN
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours
  • Employment Type: StaffThe Cardiology RN is responsible for professional nursing care according to individual needs of the patient population within the rules and regulations of the Illinois Nurse Practice Act, managing the operation of the office on a daily basis, and functioning as an integral part of the patient care team to coordinate patient care by interacting with care team members, all Clinical departments, hospitals, nursing homes, and home care agencies.
    Job Relationships
    Report to the Operations Manager
    Principal Responsibilities
    Interview for nursing history, assessment of health knowledge and maintenance, and document findings in the medical record.
    Obtain medical information, chief complaints, vital signs and diagnostic test results in preparation for physician examination and documents in the medical record.
    Serve as a patient advocate by protecting patient rights and give attention to complaints regarding service.
    Evaluate the need for a referral to other agencies or providers such as Home Health or community agencies.
    Screen all patient problems either in person or by phone with the resolution being advice or referral to physician.
    Provide a planned education program related to prevention, health maintenance, specific disease or condition and documents results in the medical record.
    Give home care instruction for procedures and medications.
    Document patient education in the medical record.
    Provide pre and postoperative instruction for specific surgical and/or medical procedures.
    May serve as a Health Care Assistant according to hospital policy.
    Assist the physician in the examination treatment of the patient by handing instruments, providing dressings, preparing equipment, etc. according to Infection Control Policy.
    Orient new personnel to specialty.
    Provide emotional support and guidance to patients/family.
    Serve on the STAT Code Team, may direct the team and provide education to staff.
    Serve as a resource to nursing personnel throughout the Clinic.
    Demonstrate professionalism by adhering to performance standards including dress code.
    Insure confidentiality for patients and staff.
    Maintain knowledge by attending appropriate education programs, reading current journals and literature, and documents for yearly evaluation.
    Perform pre-certifications/referrals for insurance companies as necessary.
    Coordinate the nursing care of the patient by interacting with all Clinic departments, hospitals, nursing homes and pharmacies.
    Under the physician's oversight, perform technical management of implanted cardiac pacemaker and ICD devices.
    Download, interpret, and interrogate patient devices.
    Interpret cardiac waveforms via remote monitoring.
    Administer medications by all routes except IV blood and blood products or chemotherapy.
    Is available to on an occasional rotating basis to assist physicians after hours and on weekends with patient care.
    Check crash cart, defibrillator and medications daily, see that all equipment is present and in working order.
    Comply with the Springfield Clinic incident reporting policy and procedures.
    Adhere to all OSHA and Springfield Clinic training & accomplishments as required per policy.
    Provide excellent customer service and adhere to Springfield Clinic's Code of Conduct and Ethics Standards.
    Perform other job duties as assigned.
    Education/Experience
    Educated as a registered nurse by attaining ADN, diploma, or BSN.
    Licenses/Certificates
    Current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois.
    CPR certification per American Heart Association guidelines required within 30 days of hire.
    Must obtain one of the following certifications within three years of hire: Cardiac Vascular Nursing Certification (RN-BC) through ANCC or Cardiovascular Nursing Certification (CVRN-BC) through ABCM. If certification lapses, may receive an additional three (3) month grace period to renew.
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    Ability to serve on appropriate committees.
    Ability to practice independent nursing consistent with the Illinois Nurse Practice Act.
    Ability to assume accountability and responsibility for own practice and that, which is delegated.
    Working Environment
    Works in office setting during the hours the Clinic is available to patients/families.
    Sitting vs. standing averages to 50%-50%.
    Minimal lifting requirements.
    Occasional lifting required for orthopedics, geriatrics and internal medicine.
    PHI/Privacy Level
    HIPAA1Springfield Clinic Job ID #5034.About Springfield ClinicSpringfield Clinic has been recognized as on of the top 100 workplaces to work for 2 years running. We are proud to deliver exceptional care to our community and strive to be the best healthcare organization in the Midwest and the country. As an employee of Springfield Clinic you would be joining a team of talented individuals that strive to be the best in the industry, every day. -Benefits
    • Guaranteed Hours
    • Continuing Education
    • 401k retirement plan
    • Wellness and fitness programs
    • Employee assistance programs
    • Discount program
    • Medical benefits
    • Holiday Pay
    • Dental benefits
    • Vision benefits
    • Benefits start day 1
    • Life insurance

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