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RN-Cardiac Rehab

Company: Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Plymouth
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Job Type: Per Diem Time Type: Part time Work Shift: Day (United States of America) FLSA Status: Non-Exempt When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you're making a difference in people's lives. Job Type: Per Diem Scheduled Hours: 0 Work Shift: Day (United States of America) Per Diem; Day Shift, Monday-Friday; based on department needs Job Description: Duties/Responsibilities: Assess physical, mental, and psychosocial status of patient and review barriers for enrollment/competition of Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab (example: financial, transportation ect---). Plans, evaluates and implements care of patients in the Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab program as a member of the interdisciplinary team as is indicated in the initial and ongoing assessment. Participates in the planning and delivery of formal and informal educational programs for all patients, family members and the community as is appropriate. Consult on in-patients that have been admitted for a cardiac and/or pulmonary event to provide information on the program. Work closely with Cardiac Rehab Support Staff on transitioning patient from in-patient stay to first appointment in Cardiac or Pulmonary rehab. Use patient tracking form to ensure we are meeting quality metrics on adherence and discharge to enrollment in Cardiac rehab and Pulmonary Rehab. Documents information clearly and completely, utilizing the correct format in charting. Assists with planning, implementing and maintaining QA& I activities and monitors. Ensures that equipment and supplies are available. Ensures that environment is safe, clean and comfortable. Prepares area and patients for exercise. Work practice reflects philosophy, purpose and policies of the hospital and the department of Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab. Act as the clinical lead for clinical emergencies and works closely with the Clinical Exercise Physiologist on patient triaging at the start of each appointment. Performs new patient evaluations including but not limited to medication reconciliation and accurate medical history intake Assists with clerical duties. It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required. Education/Experience Required: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing B.S.N. required per DPH regulations Minimum of 2 years critical care experience or 4 years of cardiac nursing experience required Experience working in Cardiac Rehab and Pulmonary Rehab preferred specifically performing the following duties: performing and/or interpreting cardiac and pulmonary stress tests writing and interpreting exercise prescriptions monitoring and interpreting hemodynamic responses to exercise Advanced EKG telemetry monitoring and interpretation Experience in planning and delivering formal educational programs on medication compliance, symptom management, nutrition, and exercise on patients with congestive heart failure, cardiac disease valve abnormalities, and pulmonary disease Experience in nursing leadership ie charge nurse required Demonstrates strong computer skills, specifically with excel, documentation, and use of electronic medical record BLS and ACLS certification required Experience with case management and/or social work preferred Registration/Certification: Current RN Massachusetts License Current ACLS & BLS from the American Heart Association AACVPR Certification required within 1 year of hire Wellness Coaching Certification desired Diabetes Education Certification desired Physical/Environmental Requirements This job requires frequent bending, carrying, pulling, pushing, reaching, standing, stooping, walking and lifting over 10 lbs. There will be occasional need for climbing stairs, lifting in excess of 50 - 100 lbs and sitting. Constant use of hearing, sight and speech. Frequent use of smell and touch. Frequent keyboard and telephone use. Constant concentration and problem solving. FLSA Status: Non-Exempt As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement. More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Plymouth, Plymouth , RN-Cardiac Rehab, Healthcare , Plymouth, Massachusetts

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