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Registered Nurse (RN) - Outpatient Cardiac Rehab

Company: WellStar Health System
Location: Marietta
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives. Responsibilities Wellstar Kennestone Hospital has an opportunity for a Registered Nurse (RN) at South Cherokee Cardiac Rehab.Full-Time DaysMonday, Wednesday and Thursday7:30 am to 5:00 pm -No nights, weekends or on-call.The RN Outpatient Cardiovascular Nurse is a proactive member of an interdisciplinary team of licensed and unlicensed care givers who ensure that patients, families, and significant others receive individualized high quality, safe patient care. They practice in a clinical environment that is administered by Nurse Managers and other leaders and is supported through the Wellstar Shared Governance Model. The framework for practice is steered by the Wellstar Professional Practice Model and evidence-based practice and research. RN competencies are derived from these models and supported by the Wellstar Values in Action. It is expected that all RN Clinical Nurses are licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice of nursing as outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implements the Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics Standards put forth by the American Nurses Association. As a member of the patientservices team, it is expected that the individual upholds the voice of the patient, system policies and procedures while supporting service excellence goals.Cardiac Rehab:The RN Outpatient Cardiovascular Nurse RN reports directly to the Manager Cardiovascular Rehabilitation, in conjunction with Subject Matter Experts. Key responsibilities of the role include providing age appropriate, patient specific care that addresses the biological, emotional, psychological, physical fitness, and educational needs of the patients/family; collaboration with system care partners such as cardiologists, health psychology, diabetes education, and other wellness programs to ensure patients have access to all areas in the continuum of care. Through partnering with the multidisciplinary team of professionals, the development of individualized goal-oriented care plans, the RN is central to the success of each patient inthe Cardiac Rehab program.Cardiac Rehabilitation is a medically supervised program that provides ongoing education, exercise, lifestyle modification and emotional support to its patients. - Job Requirements: Required Minimum Education:Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing:Preferred Education: Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing preferred;Required Minimum License/Certification:Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Georgia or hold a privilege to practice in the State of Georgia -under the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC). ; Must have a current BLS card from the American Heart Association on the first day of employment in position. Must have ACLS within 6 months of hire date.Preferred License/Certification:National certification in area of specialty preferredRequired Minimum Experience:A minimum of 5 years nursing experience is required that includes sufficient clinical and management background to insure competence in nursing practice and basic management functions. A minimum of 2 years cardiac nursing experience preferred.Required Minimum Skills:Ability to read, write, and speak the English language. Ability to develop goal-oriented care plans for patients. Proficient as self-direction and act independently based on patient test results. Proven ability to intervene as appropriate to resolve patient issues. Compliance with the American Nurses' Association Code of Ethics for Professional Nurses. - Knowledge of and practices within parameters outlined in Georgia Registered Professional Nurse Practice Act.

Keywords: WellStar Health System, Marietta , Registered Nurse (RN) - Outpatient Cardiac Rehab, Healthcare , Marietta, Georgia

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