Rn-Stress - Iowa Heart Center Nuclear, Iowa City

Catholic Health Initiative Iowa City , IA 52246

Posted 2 months ago

Position Type: Regular

Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 80

Primary Location: IA > IOWA CITY > IHC IOWA CITY

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under direction, performs stress testing as well as providing professional nursing care for adult clinic patients following Iowa Heart Center's established standards and practices.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Greets, educates and prepares patients for procedure (testing, special procedures) according to protocol. Reports and documents appropriate information.

  • Establishes IV sites and administers intravenous medications as a part of various diagnostic tests.

  • Performs Cardiac Stress Testing using treadmill exercise or pharmacological agents. This includes patient preparation and informed consent, obtaining physician approval for exercise, ECKG monitoring and recording and preparation of a test report for the physician's interpretation.

  • Maintains procedure rooms with necessary supplies and materials. Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations.

  • Ensures proper functioning of equipment and reports malfunctions to department director.

  • Participates in ALARA program.

  • Maintains a safe and clean work environment.

  • Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.

  • Orders supplies for the nuclear medicine department.

  • Reviews cardiac testing results and calls the patients with results or routes to the appropriate staff for follow-up.

  • Travels to other Iowa Heart Center offices as needed.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Current licensure as R.N., state of Iowa or compact state.

  • Valid Iowa Driver's/Chauffeurs License required, must meet Mercy's Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, must be at least 18 years of age and be eligible to drive per Iowa state law.

  • Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider certified or obtained by the end of the orientation period (approximately six (6) weeks).

  • ACLS within 6 months of hire

  • Three years of RN nursing experience required. Two years of critical care experience preferred or clinical cardiac equivalent experience required.

  • Level I Cardiac Arrhythmia class within 6 months of hire.

  • Level II 12 Lead EKG class within 1 year of hire.

  • Level III Advanced 12 Lead EKG class within 18 months of hire.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 2019-R0269055

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Market: Mercy Medical Center

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