Catholic Health Initiatives RN Registered Nurse Clinic II - Iowa Heart Center Laurel - FT .9 (Days) in DES MOINES, Iowa

RN Registered Nurse Clinic II - Iowa Heart Center Laurel - FT .9 (Days)

Description

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under direction, provides

professional nursing care for adult clinic patients following Iowa Heart Center’s (IHC) established standards and

practices.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :

  • Performs general and cardiac nursing care topatients. Administers prescribedprocedures, medications, and treatments in accordance with nursing standards.

  • Conducts and assesses medical and intervalhistory interviews with patients.

  • Provides patient and family education anddocuments in medical record.

  • Performs phone triage, assesses and communicatesneeds to physician as needed.

  • Acts as problem solver as it relates to patient,family, physician issues according to protocol.

  • Reads and researches patient records, charts andPractice Manager system for other pertinent information. May dictate historyand physical, consults and other professional related letters.

  • Reviews and reports pertinent test(s) andoutside examination results, scrutinizes for needed follow-up;communicates to Physician.

  • Participates in professional developmentactivities and maintains professional certifications.

  • Maintains practice standards in regard toQuality Improvement and OSHA

  • Performs various procedures and tests accordingto department guidelines.

  • Schedules admissions and outpatient procedures,and obtains consents.

  • Responsible for meeting all IHC RN competencies.

Qualifications

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED :

  • Current licensureas R.N., state of Iowaor compact state.

  • Basic LifeSupport (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider certified or obtained by the end of the orientation period(approximately six (6) weeks).

  • Proof of completion of Mandatory ReporterDependent Adult Abuse training within three (3) months of hire.

  • ACLS within 6 months of hire

  • Three years of RN nursing experiencerequired. Two years of critical careexperience or clinical cardiac equivalent experience required.

  • Level I Cardiac Arrhythmia class completionwithin 6 months

  • Level II 12 Lead EKG class completion within 1year

Job RN

Primary Location IOWA-DES MOINES-IHC LAUREL

Daily Schedule Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required None

Req ID: 2018-R0180460

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.