Posted on: January 7, 2019
We're a Little Different Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service. We don't believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. At Mercy, you'll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We're a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow. Overview: Provides direct patient care to Adult and geriatric patient populations. Addresses the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care related to the cardiac/surgical environment. Communicates with the physician continuously and as needed about patient condition. Assists with the maintenance of equipment and inventory. Assesses procedure room for equipment functioning and readiness. Obtains supplies for individual cases and ensures all appropriate needs of the Cardiac patient are met. Monitors, positions and assists patient during procedure. Participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities. Qualifications: Because you're committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That's why you'll bring to your role the right set of qualifications: Education: Graduate of accredited nursing program. Licensure: Current Arkansas RN license Experience: 3-5 years Cardiac Experience Certifications: ACLS, EKG, Dysrhythmia Interpretaiton Preferred Education: ADN, BSN Preferred Licensure: RN We'll Support You at Work and Home Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a ""top 100 places to work."" We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We're proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills. What Makes a Good Match for Mercy Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply. Responsibilities: Responsible for admitting, recovering and discharging of patients from the Cardiac Stress Lab. Provides follow-up. Responsible for patients undergoing Stress Testing, CTA's ,TEE's, and Cardioversions. Demonstrates the ability to handle emergency situations during high risk procedures. Gives patient explanations and verbal reassurances consistently. Demonstrates the ability to assess cardiorespiratory systems for changes in Adolescent to geriatric patients and is able to treat appropriately Carries out established techniques for safe administration of medications, contrast and parenteral fluids as per facility policies and procedures Documents patient data during the procedure (heart rate, blood pressure, respirations, all pressures, O2 saturation, EKG). Maintains procedure records Appropriately responds to a patient in an emergency or physically distressed situation. Assessment and reassessment of the patient is clearly and concisely communicated on charting. Documentation meets current standards, policies and procedures. Establishes and maintains effective communication and good working relationships with coworkers for the patient's benefit Counts narcotics at beginning and end of each shift with another RN per facility policy and procedure Demonstrates thorough knowledge of instrument processing, sterilization and biological monitoring. Treat everyone as a valued individual, giving first priority to our customers Keep customers and co-workers informed on a regular basis Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities. Reports to work on time and as scheduled, completes work within designated time Responsible for daily check of emergency crash cart and defibrillator. Completes in-services and returns in a timely fashion Company Description: Transforming the Health of Our Communities. Mercy, named one of the top five large U.S. health systems in 2017 by Truven, an IBM Watson Health company, serves millions annually. Mercy includes 43 acute care and specialty (heart, children's, orthopedic and rehab) hospitals, more than 700 physician practices and outpatient facilities, 40,000 co-workers and more than 2,000 Mercy Clinic physicians in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Mercy also has outreach ministries in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.
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