RN - Outpatient Cardiology in Coos Bay, OR   at SkyBridge Resources, LLC

Date Posted: 7/3/2019

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RN - Outpatient Cardiology 

Summary:  

SkyBridge Resources is seeking an RN - Outpatient Cardiology in the Coos Bay Area of Oregon State!  

Job Description:  

  • $1,637 weekly gross pay  

  • Monday- Friday Day shift 8-hour days 

  • Establishes nursing diagnoses based on results of assessments and in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team.  

  • Plans care according to identified diagnoses and needs. Updates plan of care as appropriate.  

  • Implements/performs individualized care, based on nursing care plan and the nurse’s role with the patient. This care may include but not be limited to:  

  • Assisting with activities of daily living, including fall risk management and safe patient handling.  

  •  Medication administration  

  • Skin assessment/wound care  

  • Pain management  

  • Operation/manipulation of biomedical and other patient care and testing equipment, including but not limited to infusion pumps, patient transfer equipment, cardiopulmonary monitors, invasive catheters and drains, thermoregulation devices, measurement devices, medication dispensing cabinets, external therapeutic devices.  

  • Assisting the physician and other licensed, independent practitioners with invasive and non-invasive procedures.  

  • Teaching patients and their families about current illness, medical tests, medication, general healthcare, illness and disease prevention, and wellness promotion.  

  •  Providing appropriate assignment, supervision, and direction to unlicensed assistive personnel to ensure optimum patient care.  

  • Providing interdisciplinary coordination and facilitation of overall care.  

  • Documents patient assessments, interventions, care, and teaching in the electronic medical record. Documents in paper format, as necessary. Documentation is complete, concise, timely, and legible.  

  • Evaluates care provided, communicates patient status and results of care to the interdisciplinary team.  

  • Provides support for the Bay Area Hospital ambulatory services staff, including physicians  

  • Prepares patients for the health care visit by directing and/or accompanying them to the examining room; provides examination gowns and drapes & assists in positioning patients for the examination  

  •  Verifies patient information by interviewing the patient. Reviews and/or records medical history and current medications, takes accurate patient weight, vital signs, and confirms the purpose of the visit or treatment  

  • Supports patient care delivery by helping health care providers during examinations  

  • Performs EKGs as ordered, prepares for physician interpretation and assists in maintaining EKG equipment and supplies  

  • Organizes patient scheduling, prepares patient charts, retrieves and files patient medical records, x-rays, and other medical images  

  • Delegates staff resources  

  • Assists with troubleshooting providers and patient complaints  

  • Contacts insurance providers, obtaining appropriate referral numbers, pre-authorizations, and pre-certifications  

  • Works with the hospital and ambulatory services computer systems, registers patients, obtains admission and billing information, orders lab work, and distributed reports  

  • Assists the director in developing, preparing and documenting State, Federal and Joint Commission requirements  

  • Follow-up one on one with patient education as ordered, monitors high risk medication patient population, coordinates care with community partners        

  • Dress Code: Scrubs 

Requirements: 

  • Able to read, write legibly, and converse effectively in the English language.  

  • Exhibits critical thinking and problem-solving skills  

  • Flexible, able to prioritize and adapt to rapidly-changing patient and unit needs.  

  • Demonstrates effective teaching skills.  

  • Responds effectively to patient crisis/emergency situations  

  • Proficient in use of computer, including accessing internet, word processing, and documenting in an electronic medical record system.  

  • Maintains regular, consistent and punctual attendance at the assigned job location   

  • Exhibits the ability to deal effectively interdepartmentally & with the public  

  • Exhibits the ability to maintain confidentiality, think and act independently with minimal supervision  

  • Recent (within past 5 years) acute care hospital experience preferred  

  • Cardiovascular care & procedure knowledge desired  

  • Outpatient Clinic experience preferred  

  • Cardiology clinic experience preferred  

  • Acute hospital care experience preferred     

  • Must have prior pacemaker clinic/interrogations experience  

  • Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Oregon  

  • American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) or must be obtained by the last day of the month after the 60-day grace period       

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