Registered Nurse (RN) - Outpatient Cardiology Clinic - PT
Location:
Austin , Texas
Posted:
November 22, 2017
Reference:
06676-55975
Position Summary : No nights; no on-call; no weekends; Stress Test and EKG monitoring experience
Under the direction of physicians and Diagnostic Imaging Supervisor, the Registered Nurse performs nursing support functions for patients brought to the radiology department.
Provides timely flow of patients in the Imaging department. Assists in the delivery of patient care under the direction of physicians to include EKGs, vital signs, prepares patients for nuclear medicine chemical and treadmill stress tests, IV skills, and chart note entry. In addition, must ensure all Emergency equipment (defib) is checked daily and weekly crash cart checks. Implementation of quarterly mock code training and competencies for all staff in the CVICs.

REPORTS TO: Nuclear Medicine Manager
Qualifications:
Knowledge & Skills:
1. Able to multitask and work in stressful, fast pace setting.
2. Excellent communication skills and ability to work independently with minimal supervision required.
3. Display competence with Echocardiogram contrast and Echocardiogram bubble studies.
4. Familiar with human anatomy and physiology.
5. Able to assess EKG changes and make appropriate decisions based on these changes.
6. Cover and assist physician with codes called in any modality in assigned clinic.
7. Provide regulatory guidance in assigned clinic and provide feedback to managers of any areas that need improvement.
8. Must be able to demonstrate understanding of HCA's and St. David's "Patients First" safety. initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures.
9. Performs other duties as assigned.


EDUCATION:

Required: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing with current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Texas.

Preferred: Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree

EXPERIENCE :

Required: One-year experience as a staff RN in an acute care setting.

Preferred: One-year experience as a staff RN on a critical care, emergency room, or telemetry unit.

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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