Staff Nurse - Cardiology

  • Licking Memorial Health Systems
  • Newark, OH 43055
  • Jan 05, 2021

Job Description

A clinically competent registered professional nurse who delivers patient care through the nursing process, including assessment, planning and delivery of care, patient education and delegation of nursing care. Requires both cognitive and technical skills to work with complex equipment and assist physician specialists with performance of cardiopulmonary invasive and non-invasive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures specific to the cardiology services . Has the ability to perform multi-tasking, priority setting and can adapt to changing demands in a fast paced environment; must work independently and work well with others.   Work entails interpersonal skills sufficient to interact effectively with physicians, hospital staff, offices, patients, families and other guests. Accountable to the patient and family for care provided and to the patient care supervisor/manager for the totality of performance. Meets all standards and requirements of the LMH universal job descriptions. Assist Physician with invasive/non-invasive procedures. Previous cardiac care or critical care experience preferred. Responsibilities Establish process improvement indicators and improve outcome Understands and administer IV medications to patients in emergency situations. Assist physician specialists and nurse practitioner with the care of patients. Enter charges using the computer system. Work with physician specialists to perform cardiopulmonary testing, including TEE, cardio versions, stress testing, tilt table tests, and loop recorder insertions. Work in the heart failure clinic with medical oversight. Cover in cardiac rehab when needed. Circulate cardiac catheterization procedures, assume STEMI on-call rotation. Requirements Maintains registered nurse licensure in the state of Ohio. Past experience in cardiovascular and/or critical care setting, preferred. Demonstrated competency in conscious sedation. Demonstrate competency in telemetry. Demonstrate competency in ACLS. Work as a member of a team. Work independently. Is flexible and can adapt to change and daily assignment as needed.   Licking Memorial Health Systems is an equal opportunity employer and maintains compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations.  Licking Memorial Health Systems does not discriminate against applicants because of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors protected by law.

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