Applies the nursing process to plan and implement the care of patients, including patient and family education and continuum of cardiac care planning. Effectively communicates pertinent patient/family information to the physician and health care team.
Collaborates in establishing patient goals and evaluates progress to ensure effective outcomes. Furthers professional growth by engaging in learning activities according to the Board of Nursing standards.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, Experience Required
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Possess a current Alabama State Registered Nurses License. Current CPR certification. ACLS certification preferred.
Experience: Two (2) years of professional nursing in a cardiac setting.
Additional Skills/Abilities: Knowledge of professional nursing theory and practice to give and evaluate patient care.
Collaborates in establishing the plan of care, coordinates and implements care delivery while anticipating patient care needs across the continuum. Analyzes comprehensive information pertinent to the patient's care and management under physician guidelines to determine appropriate plan of care. Skill in identifying problems and recommending solutions.
Skill in writing and maintaining records and reports. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, families, physicians, employees, and staff. Ability to communicate clearly.
Employs strategies to promote health and a safe and healthy environment. Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations. Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
Knowledge of the organization's policies and procedures. Upholds effective work habits including, but not limited to, regular attendance, teamwork, initiative, dependability, and promptness. The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned