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Registered Nurse - Cardiac Rehab PRN at Rapides Regional Medical Center

Posted in Other 28 days ago.

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Type: Part Time
Location: Alexandria, Louisiana





Job Description:

DESCRIPTION SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

REGISTERED NURSE (RN) - CARDIAC REHAB PRN

Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in our CARDIAC REHAB department at RAPIDES REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER. Submit your application today!

Our nursing teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. We have a passion for creating positive patient interactions. If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

BENEFITS:
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
ABOUT US:

Rapides Regional Medical Center is an award-winning 350+ bed hospital and ER in Alexandria, Louisiana that offers a wide array of services ranging from Cancer Care to Wound Care, and our medical staff includes doctors in more than 30 medical specialties.

At Rapides Regional we believe that well-defined values are the key to nurturing staff and patient satisfaction. By joining our team you contribute to the positive culture of the hospital, which directly impacts the well-being of your patients, their families, your colleagues, and your own personal job satisfaction. We invite you to learn firsthand what our unwavering commitment to patient satisfaction, service excellence and professional expertise can do for your career

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Seeking a REGISTERED NURSE to work in CARDIAC REHAB. The cardiac rehabilitation program will staff Registered Nurses that have expertise in cardiovascular disease and the application of secondary strategies. Their role will be to integrate the components of clinician, teacher, consultant and researcher.

WHAT YOU WILL DO IN THIS ROLE:

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Demonstrates ability to perform necessary skills and competencies including blood pressure taking with patients at rest and exercise, commitment to a healthy lifestyle as a model for participates and staff.
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Work well as a member of a multi-disciplinary team to offer comprehensive treatment strategies to provide positive outcomes for patients and for cardiac health, rehabilitation and prevention programs.
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Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively with rehab team members about individual patient findings or concerns and about program improvement issues.
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Demonstrate a willingness to strive toward proficiency in the core competencies.
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Assesses patients' risk factors and demonstrate ability to offer support and strategies to assist patient in successful therapeutic lifestyle changes.
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Participates in program's educational efforts, classes and/or individual sessions.
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Participates in initial assessment and orientation of new participants. Assists in development of Individual Treatment plan (ITP) with other staff members.
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Adjusts individual exercise prescription in accordance to medical history, patient response and physician recommendations on a regular basis.
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Supervises exercise session, monitoring participants for inappropriate responses to exercise.
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Responsible for BP measurement and observation of telemetry response.
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Assesses participants pre, during and post exercise making appropriate referrals and/or recommendations to the participant, other staff and Medical Director.
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Charts and documents initial and daily assessments in participants' record.
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Immediately reports and new, changing and/or significant participant conditions (dysrhythmias, abnormal blood pressure responses, changes in participants' status, etc.) to the physician.
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Initiates ACLS measures and/or emergency care according to hospital policy.
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Participates in collection analysis and reporting of program outcomes.
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Keep current in field of cardiac rehabilitation through journals, in services and conferences.
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Participates in emergency drills and mock codes on a routine basis.

QUALIFICATIONS

WHAT QUALIFICATIONS YOU WILL NEED:

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Graduate of a Nursing Program from an accredited school
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Currently licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Louisiana
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Specialized degree, education and/or certification in cardiovascular rehabilitation and secondary prevention preferred
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CPR for Healthcare Providers to be completed within 30 days of hire
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ACLS to be completed within 30 days of hire

BE A PART OF AN ORGANIZATION THAT INVESTS IN YOU. WE ARE ACTIVELY REVIEWING APPLICATIONS. HIGHLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE PROMPTLY CONTACTED BY OUR HIRING MANAGERS FOR INTERVIEWS. SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION AND HELP US RAISE THE BAR IN PATIENT CARE!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.