Pella Regional Health Center Registered Nurse-Cardiac Services in Pella, Iowa
Demonstrates effective use of the nursing process in providing care to cardiac rehab clients, and cardiovascular editing/testing of clients. Believes in the mission and vision of the Cardiac Services Department. Promotes continuity of care by communicating with patient care providers, family and other disciplines in planning and coordination of care. Performs general duties in a timely manner with minimal supervision. Able to work with broad range of ages from the pediatric to the geriatric population. Maintains a good working knowledge of the technology( Meditech, heart monitors, stress test system, Phase II telemetry, accuchecks) and exercise equipment present in Cardiac Services and is receptive to use of new technology as available. Maintains a clean and safe environment. Restocks supplies as necessary.
Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities:
v Graduate of an accredited RN program; BSN preferred.
v Current Registration and Licensure in the State of Iowa as an RN. Must be in good standing with the Board of Nursing.
v Continuing education: encouraged to attend education pertinent to cardiac services
v Experience in medical and/or exercise health and fitness is desired.
v Dependent Adult Abuse Training. Mandatory reporter training for child abuse.
v Ability to read and communicate effectively in English.
v High degree of empathetic listening skills, tact and kindness toward others.
v Ability to communicate well verbally. Must work effectively as a member of a team.
v Basic computer knowledge
v Technical and critical thinking skills in relation to sound nursing judgment.
v Knowledge of nursing practices as they relate to cardiac services.