Fairview Health Services RN Cardiovascular Heart Clinic in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Overview

If you have a true passion for helping patients with cardiovascular disease, HealthEast is the place to put your talent to work. Your care to patients within the scope of practice for a registered nurse will be delivered in collaboration with the physicians and healthcare team. You will be evaluating patients, reviewing diagnostic tests and initiating/modifying, lifestyle and other therapies using nursing processes.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations and policies, procedures and standards.

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements to achieve clinical, satisfaction and/or efficiency outcomes.

  • Works in collaboration with the cardiologist to assess cardiovascular status through CV physical exam, compilation of history and physical and review of test result(s).

  • Assists the cardiologists with assessment and management of patients at any site compiling documentation and other information needed for case management, procedures and/or discharge.

  • Maintains communication on a consistent basis with the cardiologists (primary and procedural), patients, families, staff and other facilities often times serving as the liaison.

  • Assists in patient follow-up for post-procedure and long-term patients.

  • Works in conjunction with the registered nurse(s) to provide coverage for triage calls, refills and walk-in patient assessments.

  • Prepares patients for cardiovascular tests and interventions by explaining implications, risks, benefits, alternatives and procedures to patient and his/her family.

  • Teaches and counsels patients and their families about cardiovascular disease and self-care management to include procedures, risks, benefits and medications.

Qualifications

Education:

Essential:

  • Associate's degree from an accredited school of Nursing required. Bachelor's degree preferred.

Credentials:

Essential:

  • Description: Valid Basic Life Support (BLS)Credential Comments:

  • Description: RN-MNCredential Comments:

Experience:

  • 2 years of post-coronary or coronary critical care experience as a registered nurse.

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of adult cardiovascular health and disease processes as well as related diagnostic and treatment modalities.

  • Ability to perform a brief history and physical examination and to recognize abnormal findings.

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2018-24344

Profession Nursing (RN/LPN)

Speciality Nursing-Cardiac/Cardiopulmonaty

Location St Joseph's Hospital

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks 64

Department Heart Care Clinic - De Paul To