Mercy Health

  • Echo/Stress Lab RN

    Requisition ID
    2019-795899
    Category
    Nursing
    Position Type
    Part Time
    Shift(s)
    Days
    Department
    Echo-Stress Lab
    Location
    US-AR-Rogers
  • Overview

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    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.

     

    “Mercy Hospital Rogers has been designated a Top 100 Hospital by IBM/Watson, formerly Truven, for 2019. We are the only hospital in the state of Arkansas receiving this award”

     

    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.

     

    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, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds to benefit-eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!

     

    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 and Qualifications

     

    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 patientÂ’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

     

    Qualifications:


    Education: Graduate of accredited nursing program.
    Licensure: Current Arkansas RN license
    Experience:
    Certifications: BLS, ACLS, EKG, Dysrhythmia Interpretaiton
    Other:
    Preferred Education: ADN, BSN
    Preferred Licensure: RN
    Preferred Experience: 3-5 years Cardiac Experience

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