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Cardio Clinic RN

Company: CHI Franciscan Medical Group
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: September 15, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11 hospitals and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers. Together, we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities. 

 

CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies. 

 

As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following benefits:

 

  • Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the company
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Sign on Bonus for experienced ICU RN External Candidates
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible health spending accounts (FSA)
  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Care@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Wellness Program

 


Responsibilities

*** $5,000 SIGN-ON BONUS for fulltime Clinic Registered Nurse positions *** (sign on bonus applies to external hires only and must meet company guidelines for bonus payout)

 

Franciscan Medical Group, part of Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, are currently seeking a Fulltime (1.0FTE)  Cardio Clinic RN for our Franciscan Heart and Vascular Associates in Tacoma, WA. This position is Monday through Friday with no weekends, nights or organizationally recognized holidays required. Come join our fast paced, dynamic clinic with team based scheduling, an excellent benefits package and free parking!

 

Job Summary:


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 management.

 

Essential Duties:

  • 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 protocols.
  • 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.

 

 


Qualifications

Education/Experience:

  • 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 is preferred.

 

License/Certification:

  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse by the Washington State Board of Nursing.
  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification.

 

Keywords: CHI Franciscan Medical Group, Tacoma , Cardio Clinic RN, Other , Tacoma, Washington

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