RN - Cardiac Rehab PRN in Georgetown, KY at Georgetown Community Hospital

Date Posted: 8/29/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Georgetown Community Hospital

The Cardiopulmonary rehab and Coumadin Clinic nurse holds responsibility to provide direct patient care by utilization of the nursing process in accordance with the established policies and procedures of Georgetown Community Hospital. Performs under the direction of the CardioPulmonary Rehabilitation Program & Coumadin Clinic Supervisor, Director and Chief Nursing Officer, is responsible for the ongoing implementation and organization of the cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program.



Assumes the responsibility and the authority for the ongoing operation of the cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program and Coumadin Clinic.

Collaborates with supervisor and director, develops, implements, and reviews

 program protocols,

Standing orders, policies and procedures.

Collaborates with the Program Director, Program Supervisor, and Medical

Director, develops admissions process, Exercise guidelines, emergency

protocols, staffing patterns, and record keeping routines.

Assists with orientation of new staff and patients.

Assists with the development of departmental process improvements

for the continued enrichment of the staff and the program.

Participates in continuing education programs and seminars to maintains current

competency in cardiovascular care, pulmonary care, Cardiac/Pulmonary

Rehabilitation related concepts and anticoagulation management and trends.

With staff, selects, maintains, calibrates and repairs equipment.

Develops and implements participant orientation, education, exercise, risk

factor modification and counseling.  Maintains confidential, appropriate

participant records in accordance with accepted standards, i.e., TJC,

Medicare.

Involvement in team conferences in conjunction with the Program Director,

Coordinator and the Medical Director for reviewing and reporting participant

progress and problems.


Job Requirements

Unrestricted Current Kentucky RNlicensure. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

preferred.

Prior experience in cardiac/pulmonary rehabilitationis preferred, but not required.

Current CPR/BLS and ACLScertification.

Commitment to a healthylifestyle as a model for participants and staff.

Workswell within a comprehensive health care team

Clinical Ladder Requirement:  Part-time and full-time nurses will achieve andmaintain, at minimum, Level I on the Clinical Ladder.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran
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