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Providence Health & Services RN Cardiac Device – Providence North Coast Clinic in Seaside, Oregon

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Providence is calling a RN Cardiac Device to the Providence North Coast Clinic at Providence Seaside Hospital in Hospital, OR. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), day shift position.

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We are seeking a RN Cardiac Device - Providence North Coast Clinic that will provides direct quality care for cardiac patients in an out-patient setting. Provides care according to the individualized needs of the patient using the nursing process and in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. May require the RN to be responsible for the assessment, treatment of care of patients including adult and geriatric. RN must be competent to analyze patient data with an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional/psychosocial, spiritual, and chronological maturation process. Accepts professional development as an integral part of nursing practice. Coordinates patient care activities with other members of the health care team in a collegial relationship.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Reviews patient's medical record and notes pertinent information. Takes vital signs and documents medications and allergies if indicated.

  • Assesses patient compliance and response to anticoagulants and other medications and adheres to clinic derived protocols. Works to manage complex patients with multiple therapies and make medication adjustments per provider ordered protocols.

  • Provides clinical and technical assistance to medical assistants, cardiac technicians, and exercise physiologists in performing patient care duties in a multifaceted cardiac care environment that includes multiple sites.

  • Provides phone advice to upwards of one hundred patient calls a day with clinically related questions using critical thinking and nursing judgment and clinical protocols to provide the best patient outcomes.

  • Facilitates communication between staff and cardiologists, and other supporting departments involved in patient care that includes post- hospitalization follow-up.

  • Maintains current, accurate and complete patient record (including, medication lists, allergies, pharmacy and patient contact information).

  • Coordinates care of Device patients across multiple locations in the cardiology service line.

  • Interprets data downloaded from heart failure monitoring devices under the supervision of a physician.

  • Evaluates patient education/knowledge level and provides instruction in relation to medications, disease process, prevention of illness, procedures and follow-up medical care.

  • Instruct patients in the function of pacemakers, ICD's or Loop Recorders and the use of Home Monitor Equipment when appropriate.

  • Reviews medication regimens and may make adjustments based on patient assessment and laboratory results per clinic protocol.

  • Reinforces physician's care plan with patients and family as needed.

  • Provides specific education related to heart failure, atrial or ventricular arrhythmias, device implant procedures or Ablations when appropriate.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing

  • Evidence of ongoing continuing education

  • Current license in the State of Oregon as a Registered Nurse

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

  • Three (3) years of direct patient care, preferably in a cardiac setting.

  • One (1) year of clinical experience in triage principles of patient assessment.

  • Experience in delegation of nursing responsibilities to licensed and unlicensed personnel within the medical office setting.

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Certified Cardiac Device Specialist Certification.

  • Three (3) years of experience in an outpatient cardiac device clinic.

  • One (1) year of experience with EMR systems.

  • One (1) year of experience with a Device Database.

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Clinic/Ambulatory Care Nursing

Location: Oregon-Seaside

Req ID: 317244

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