Registered Nurse Cardiac Rehab (RN)

US-TX-Dallas | US-TX-Plano
2 weeks ago
ID
2014-1051
# of Openings
5
Minimum
USD $35.77/Yr.
Category
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians
Maximum
USD $40.77/Yr.

Overview

Great career for an eager go getter!!

Responsibilities

Under Supervision, accountable for updating, implementing and supervising cardiac rehabilitative exercise and education programs prescribed by referring physicians.  Accountable for the recruitment of patients into the cardiac rehab program, while continuously improving processes and services.

  • Demonstrates the ability to adapt technique/treatment to age of population served, including newborn, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients, while providing care/service with respect to cultural differences and spiritual needs.
  • Supervises cardiac rehabilitative exercise and education prescribed by referring physicians working in accordance with the established policies
  • Recruits clients for outpatient cardiac rehab services
  • Completes the necessary paperwork to help ensure reimbursement for outpatient services
  • Responsible for completed patient chart information at the end of each working day
  • Responds to all emergency situations arising in the Cardiac Rehab department
  • Stays current in areas of chronic diseases, prevention and cardiac rehabilitation
  • Regulates operational supplies for outpatient services
  • Participates in staff meetings
  • Maintains or improves patient safety and cleanliness in the Cardiac Rehab department
  • Participates or initiates a process improvement for the department

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

 

Required

  • Current Licensure State as a Registered Professional Nurse (RN)
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) verification course, as specified in policy
  • Successful completion of Dysrhythmia Exam within allotted time frame, as specified in policy
  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) verification course, as specified in policy (within 12 months of hire)
  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing

  • Two years nursing experience including cardiac telemetry

  • Knowledge in cardiac nursing care and health promotion

  • Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Able to respond to emergency situations and perform CPR according to policy

Preferred

  • Degree or education in exercise physiology or related field

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