RN - Clinic Cardio
Company: Franciscan Medical Group
Posted on: February 21, 2021
Overview: CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of
Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more
than 700 care sites across the U. S. , from clinics and hospitals
to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is
accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our
world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need
caring and our families need protection. With our combined
resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy
communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and
innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our
hospitals and out in the community.
Franciscan Medical Group is currently seeking a full-time RN-Clinic
Cardio for our Franciscan Cardiovascular Consultants in Tacoma, WA.
We are seeking a motivated individual to join our patient centered
team. This individual will support a fast paced Cardiovascular care
team. Day shift, no weekends, no organizationally recognized
This job is responsible for providing professional nursing services
which focus on the provision of quality patient care for cardiac
patients in an ambulatory setting consistent with CHI Franciscan
Health (CHI-FH) standards/values, applicable regulatory
requirements and Franciscan Medical Group (FMG) Scope of Practice
policy. An incumbent is engaged in the direct care of cardiac
patients within scope of RN licensure, including assessing,
coordinating, triaging, evaluating and delegating work to members
of the patient care team, and for providing specialized
cardiac-related consultation and education to patients/families
with regard to pending procedures and ongoing disease
- Administers cardiovascular and pharmacological stress tests
with the use of imaging modalities and IV therapy as appropriate;
interprets EKG findings in accordance with standard protocols.
- Completes cardiac risk assessment forms in response to requests
from internal/external providers for cardiac clearance for
new/additional clinical/diagnostic tests/protocols; forwards
assessments to Cardiologist for final determination.
- Reviews protocols established for each procedure/study and
provides patient with specifically-tailored training/information
based on unique patient medical history and physician-specific
- As initial point of patient contact, performs nursing triage
activities based on direct patient contact or via phone within
scope of licensure; independently triages cardiac
patients/situations in accordance with standing orders/protocols;
addresses more complex, urgent or emergent situations escalated
from other clinic staff.
- Documents studies, procedures, and interactions in patient's
electronic medical record in accordance with established
procedures; enters, pends and signs orders as appropriate.
- Graduation from an accredited school of nursing approved by the
Washington State Board of Nursing and two years of related work
experience that would demonstrate attainment of the requisite job
knowledge/abilities. Work experience in a cardiology-related field
- Current licensure as a Registered Nurse by the Washington State
Board of Nursing.
- Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification.
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Associated topics: ambulatory, care unit, ccu, hospice, infusion,
intensive care, psychatric, psychiatric, registered nurse, tcu
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