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RN, Cardiovascular Pre/Post Procedure

High Point, NC, United States
Job ID: 36006
Job Family: Nursing-Clinical
Status: Full Time
Shift: Night
Detailed Shift and Schedule: 1900-0730
Remote Opportunity: No
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12511085232058-Cardiology

Overview

Clinical Nurse II, High Point Medical Center

Cardiovascular Pre/Post Procedure

Full time, Nights 

7p-7:30am

 

In today’s high-tech, fast-paced health care environment, High Point Medical Center sets itself apart by putting patients first. Our patients’ needs, wants, comfort and satisfaction drive every decision we make and each action we take. As a leader in understanding the needs of our region and in providing exceptional health services to citizens today and for many generations to come, we embark on our second century of care.

 

Job Summary

Coordinates the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care to provide optimal, quality patient care.  Prescribes, delegates, and coordinates nursing care based on nursing diagnoses consistent with the patient’s age, health/illness status, and physiological/psychosocial needs.

 

Education

  • Associates Nursing Required
  • Bachelors Nursing Preferred

 

Certifications, Licensures and Registrations

  • Registered Nurse with current North Carolina license, North Carolina Board of Nursing- Required
  • CPR certification (BLS Course C) American Heart Association Required
  • Clinical Specialty certification preferred.

 

Experience

1 year of Nursing experience Required

 

Job Specific Duties

Patient Care: Gathers and assesses data on the patient. Identifies/communicates physical needs/problems of the patient on admission/throughout hospitalization. Identifies/communicates psychosocial needs/problems of the patient on admission/throughout hospitalization. Plans/individualizes age-appropriate plan of care in collaboration with the patient/family/health care team. Sets priorities in planning/organizing patient care based on nursing assessments. Implements nursing care interventions based on the patient/family needs and situational/procedural complexities. Directs and implements teaching of the patient/family. Evaluates the patient's response to nursing interventions.

Patient Discharge & Referrals: Participates in multidisciplinary discharge planning referrals to hospital and community resources as needed.

Documentation: Documents pertinent patient data (assessment, interventions, evaluation) per policy. Updates patient care profile/multidisciplinary plan/medical page to provide accurate patient information and documentation.

Safety & Emergency Response: Practices safety. Identifies barriers to safety and plans and implements changes to resolve safety barriers. Recognizes Code Blue emergencies and implements Code Blue procedure.

Communication: Communicates in a clear, concise and accurate manner pertinent patient data to all members of the health care team. Keeps Charge Nurse, Unit Coordinator, Supervisor, Manager and/or Director informed of pertinent patient care/nursing personnel/nursing unit problems and needs and submits written documentation. Collaborates effectively with healthcare team. Identifies communication barriers and implements/facilitates plans to resolve barrier to communication.

Teamwork: Serves as a resource for nursing staff/nursing instructors/ students in planning care assignments/educational experiences.  Guides/supervises other nursing personnel in implementing nursing care based on patient needs, staff competencies/ licensure, and situational/procedural complexities. Seeks assistance of Charge Nurse, Unit Coordinator, Manager, and/or Supervisor when needed in assessing complex patient situations, interpreting physician orders, and consulting physicians.

Charge Nurse: Functions as Charge Nurse as needed.

Preceptor: Serves as a preceptor.

Process/Performance Improvement: Demonstrates operational knowledge of current procedures, performance improvement, and treatment modalities. Participates in unit performance improvement monitoring when selected or requested.

Policy, Procedures & Standards: Identifies locations of policies, procedures and standards and knows resources. Holds other accountable for complying with policies, procedures and standards. Serves as a resource for peers for questions regarding policies, procedures and standards.  Contributes towards making revisions to policies, procedures and standards.

Professional Development & Growth: Completes mandatory educational requirements and CBLs without prompting. Attends a minimum of 12 hours of continuing education programs. Identifies needs for self-improvement and growth.

- Meetings & Committees: Attends/participates in a minimum of 75% of unit staff meetings. Attends and participates in a minimum of 75% in nursing department committees when selected or requested.

Professionalism: Upholds a professional working relationship at all times and adheres to department rules. Practices teamwork and adheres to Standards of Behavior.

Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned by management.