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RN - Cardiac Recovery Unit (E 40)

Company: Queen's Health System
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Scope of Service The Cardiac Recovery Unit is a, 20 bed semi-private outpatient unit. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 6:00 am to 8 pm. The unit is closed on weekends and all holidays observed by The Queen's Medical Center. The Cardiac Recovery Unit (CRU) provides care for cardiac patients adults over age 18 years. Most patients in the Cardiac Recovery Unit are pre- and post-diagnostic procedures completed in cardiac Invasive Services (CIS). Procedures include cardiac catheterization, electrophysiology studies (EPS), permanent pacemaker insertion, head upright tilt table testing, perhipheral transluminal angioplasty (PTA), percutaneous transluminal angioplasty, coronary artery stent placements, and Elective Cardioversions. Also, pre and post radiology procedures. Responsibilities I. JOB SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIESResponsible for coordinating clinical care of patient. Integrates all health care providers to ensure high quality patient/family outcomes, and establishes a consistent and accountable relationship with patient/family. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to, initiation and development of the plan of care, patient/family education, utilization management and discharge planning.II. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS Essential functions- Continuous: lifting up to 1/2 lb., seeing, hearing, talking, grasping, fingering. Frequent to continuous: standing, walking, stooping, forward reaching, handling. Frequent: pushing and pulling up to 30 psi, lifting up to 10 lbs., sitting, bending. Occasional to frequent: squatting, twisting. Occasional: pushing and pulling up to 70 psi; lifting: horizontal lift/carry up to 75 lbs. with assistance, floor to waist up to 35 lbs., waist to shoulder up to 25 lbs., overhead level up to 15 lbs.; carrying up to 35 lbs, running, climbing, side bending, kneeling, crouching, overhead reaching. Operates various machines/tools/work aids.III. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONSInside work. Exposure to body fluids, blood products, and communicable diseases. Work environment may be highly stressful, fast paced and hectic. Assignment to inpatient adult psych areas and Family Treatment Center includes occasionally accompanying patients outdoors. Management of confused/disoriented and combative patients may involve tasks which may compromise physical safety.IV. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSA. Education/Certification and Licensure:1.Licensure: Registered Nurse, State of Hawaii2.Diploma or Associate Degree in Nursing; Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing preferred.3.Current BLS/HCP card in all areas; ACLS, NALS and/or PALS in designated areas.4.Ability to read, write, speak and understand English effectively. Additional Requirements ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: A. EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE: --- Current ACLS certification required B. EXPERIENCE: --- One (1) year Phase 1 RN Recovery experience within the last (2) years or One (1) year ICU RN experience within the last (2) years required Equal Employment Opportunity Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Vet#queens11 PandoLogic. Keywords: Cardiac Nurse, Location: Honolulu, HI - 96849

Keywords: Queen's Health System, Honolulu , RN - Cardiac Recovery Unit (E 40), Healthcare , Honolulu, Hawaii

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