Department: Heart Station
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Class: Union
Union Name: TCH MNA-TCH Mass Nurses Assoc
Work Shift: Days
Work Days: 8 hr shifts
Date Posted: 09/10/2019
Requisition Number: hrq-91355
The CHA Cardio-vascular department, under the direction of the Cardiology Medical Director and Network Cardiovascular Manager provides a variety of diagnostic testing services, including Stress Tests, Cardiac ultrasound, vascular testing, event and holter monitors.
Job Purpose: The Cardiovascular department RN will have a thorough understanding/knowledge of all Stress Lab test procedures and equipment. The cardiovascular nurse will insert IV's as needed in both the stress and Echo lab. The cardiovascular RN may be required to inject Definity contrast and saline contrast as per policy. The cardiovascular RN must have a comprehensive working knowledge of Cardiac Arrhythmias and advanced Cardiac Arrhythmias interpretation. The nurse will assess, prep, monitor, record procedural testing data, and initiate follow-up on all patient responses to stress testing. The cardiovascular RN will assess each order prior to arrival and document all necessary information into the electronic medical record system. The cardiovascular nurse will follow the hospital service standards and the vision and mission or our organization.
Qualifications/Requirements: RN with a strong cardiac or critical care background. MA RN License, AHA BLS certification required. EMR proficiency.