RN Cardiology - FT Days
Adventist Health System
 Burleson, TX

Job Description

Description

Registered Nurse Cardiology EKG - Texas Health Huguley - Operated as joint venture between Texas Health Resources and AdventHealth

Location Address: 11801 South Fwy., Burleson, TX 76028

Top Reasons to Work At Texas Health Huguley, Burleson, TX

  • Our care for patients extends to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
  • Award winning facility and departments including “Great Place to Work“ by Becker's Hospital Review and Gallup.
  • Work with the latest technology and top experts including “Daisy Award“ recipients while on the way to Magnet status—2020.
  • Amazing medical benefits through Aetna plus an onsite full-service fitness center.
  • Growth opportunities designed for each employee.
  • Located about 10 minutes from downtown Fort Worth and near TCU in the award-winning school district, Burleson ISD which also provides a low-cost of living.

Work Hours:

Full Time / Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Provides for safe care in the Cardiopulmonary Department by continuous patient assessment to ensure quality care.
  • Completes a pre-op check, if applicable, of each chart before case for completed consent, lab work, history, and physical, identifies with the patient the type of procedure, and checks the ID band and allergies of patient as shown on nursing record.
  • Assists with positioning the patient for case with proper alignment and padding, maintain patient's privacy and ensure patient is clean, dry and warm before transporting in a safe manner.
  • Monitors patients having local anesthesia according to policy and procedure as shown by nursing record.
  • Recognizes potential emergency/life threatening situations and initiates appropriate action as shown on record of patient with problem.
  • Administers medications and contrast in accordance with hospital policy with minimal variance.
  • Interprets rhythm strips completely and accurately.
  • Operates physiologic monitoring computer competently as evidenced by complete documentation in procedure report.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and accurately operates cardiopulmonary monitoring and recording systems for cardiopulmonary procedures.
  • Reviews schedule daily to determine requirements of nursing care.
  • When applicable, follows hospital protocol and physician orders regarding use of restraints.
  • Demonstrates competence and knowledge of aseptic techniques and cardiopulmonary procedures to ensure a safe environment free from infection.
  • Maintains aseptic technique by observation of case procedure and following of policies. Inconsistencies reported to cardiopulmonary director if unable to correct.
  • Demonstrates knowledge in the use of instruments and equipment necessary for a procedure.
  • Uses correct technique when doing preps.
  • Remains alert to the progression of case and maintains communication with the nursing units as necessary.
  • Demonstrates competent communication of pertinent patient information to ensure appropriate documentation and communication with staff and physicians.
  • Documents accurately on each case, completing the charting prior to starting another case.
  • Reports and documents all incidents within 24 hours.
  • Communicates patient's condition to nursing unit upon their receiving the patient.
  • Gives an accurate oral report when being relieved of duty.
  • Communicates effectively and frequently with team members to share information and solve problems with positive results.
  • Follows chain of command when communicating areas of questions.
  • Keeps records of charges by documenting supplies used on charge sheet, stamped with patient's name and hospital number.
  • Has working knowledge of clerical procedures to assist in patient processing or information retrieval and assists in those areas when necessary

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.
  • Licensed to practice as a RN in state of Texas or in a qualifying compact state
  • Previous Emergency or Critical Care experience preferred
  • BLS required
  • ACLS required

Job Summary:

The Staff RN practices as a professional nurse within the limits of the Texas Nurse Practice Act. Circulates throughout the cardiopulmonary department, utilizing skills, knowledge and nursing process to ensure the quality of care provided in harmony with the philosophy, goals and policies of the cardiopulmonary department and hospital administration.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.