Utilizing the nursing process and clinical nursing practice standards, the Cardiac Recovery (CVOU) RN is responsible for directing, delivering, and coordinating nursing care for the Cardiac Recovery (CVOU) patient in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Nursing Department. Responsibilities include directing unlicensed employee activity, synthesizing patient information, assessment of patients, planning of care /interventions, teaching patients/family, implementation of treatment plan/MD orders, and evaluation of care rendered.
The RN must effectively communicate and document data relevant to the care of the patient. The Cardiac Recovery (CVOU) RN utilizes knowledge of patient age, cultural diversity, and psychosocial and/or spiritual needs into the patient’s plan of care. The Cardiac Recovery (CVOU) RN contributes to the promotion of quality nursing care through performance improvement processes that demonstrates positive outcome in patient care. In addition, the Cardiac Recovery (CVOU) RN collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure safe and effective patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcome.
Saddleback Medical Center is a STEMI, Stroke and Thrombectomy Capable Receiving Center.
This Cardiac Recovery (CVOU) RN position includes care for the preoperative and postoperative patients in the following specialty areas: Invasive Cardiology, Interventional Radiology, Peripheral Vascular, Neurovascular Interventions and TAVR procedures. In addition, supports moderate sedation care provided for TEE, Cardioversions, Bronchoscopy and EBUS procedure patients.
One year Cath Lab, Vascular Lab and/or EP Lab experience preferred.
Two years Critical Care experience and hemodynamic monitoring preferred.
Two years Telemetry experience with excellent arrhythmia recognition required.
In lieu of this experience, consideration will be made for an employee with strong education and associated experiential background.
Computer, internet, order entry and word processing experience preferred.
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