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Registered Nurse RN - Rounding Nurse Cardiology - Cardiac ICU / PCU - 6 East - Part-Time

Company: Saint Joseph Mercy Health System
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Employment Type:Part timeShift:Day ShiftDescription:Exceptional opportunity for a Registered Nurse to support our vision and serve with us as a compassionate and transforming healing presence in our community. We seek extraordinary individuals from a variety of backgrounds because diversity makes us stronger.Under the direction of the physician on the Cardiology service, assists with and facilitates the care of patients on the cardiac service. Utilizes the nursing process to assess the clinical, emotional, psychosocial and educational needs of the patient and family. Supports the hospital nursing staff as an adjunct in the care of the patient by providing leadership and expertise in cardiac nursing. This is a Part-Time position, scheduled 24 per week on the day shift (3 eight hour shifts per week). Every third Saturday, no Holidays.The Nurse Clinician will support 6 East a Cardiac Intensive Care Unit with critically ill patients recovering from acute MI, Cardiogenic shock, CHF, cardiac arrest, and various percutaneous interventions and the Progressive Care Unit with cardiac patients suffering from Heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmias, and various percutaneous interventions, in a progressive care setting.REQUIRED EDUCATION / LICENSURE Requires current Michigan Nursing License Graduation from accredited nursing program and BSN required Two years of medical surgical background with demonstrated cardiac clinical expertise or equivalent experience. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • ---Generates list of patients at start of the day for each cardiologist. Reviews any overnight issues such as new admissions, planned discharges and any urgent issues with the Cardiovascular Medicine (CVM) physician, or other primary services at beginning of shift and throughout the day.
  • Makes rounds with cardiology physicians to facilitate patient care. Under the direction of the physician, triages patients by utilizing history and physical knowledge to formulate a plan of care and utilizes established standards of care.
  • Provides for continuity of care throughout the patient's hospital stay. Communicates plan of care to the bedside nurse and the primary physician team. Coordinates the process of testing procedures and laboratory tests.
  • Assists in getting patient testing completed based on patient need.
  • Assists in obtaining additional patient information as needed.
  • Assists in obtaining consents for procedures.
  • Monitors results of tests and communicates abnormal results to appropriate physician.
  • Facilitates teaching for cardiac testing such as stress testing and cardiac catheterization. Will verbally review testing with patient and hand out education books, in addition to assisting patient to watch educational video.
  • With the hospital staff, assists and reinforces the education of cardiac patients in cardiac disease, testing procedures, medications, discharge and the follow up process. Assesses the knowledge level through formal and informal methods, including use of the "Teachback" method to determine the patient's level of understanding. Provides expanded resources as determined by the patients and family needs.
  • Makes follow-up appointments and provides prescriptions for the patient. Cardiac rehabilitation information is provided as needed. Referral to home health care is done in collaboration with SJMH staff. May recommend community resources to meet patient and family needs. Assures that an effective transition plan is in place prior to discharge.
  • Assists in the development of educational materials and protocols, specifically related to the care of the cardiac patient. Assists in research protocols and advises research staff of potential candidates. Acts as a resource to the interdisciplinary teams. May utilize workshops, and/or seminars to increase professional knowledge.
  • Required to attend assigned committees or meetings 75% of time. Committee assignment will be reviewed by Nurse Manager annually.
  • 10. Participates in Heart Hospital and SJMH initiatives such as core measures, reducing readmissions and improving the patient experience.BENEFITS AVAILABLE TO YOU AS A COLLEAGUE OF TRINITY HEALTH ST. JOSEPH MERCY ANN ARBOR Competitive compensation Benefits effective Day One! No waiting periods Full benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, Life Insurance, Short and Long-term Disability Retirement savings plan with employer match and contributions Opportunity for growth and advancement throughout SJMHS and Trinity Health Tuition ReimbursementClick Here to learn more about the benefits, culture and career development opportunities available to you at Trinity Health Saint Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor.ABOUT TRINITY HEALTH ST. JOSEPH MERCY ANN ARBORTrinity Health St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor is a 537 -bed teaching hospital located on 340 acre campus. Recognized by IBM Watson as a Top 100 Hospital and #1 Teaching Hospital, Trinity Health St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor has been a leading health care provider for more than 100 years. SJMHS has received numerous local and national awards in recognition of our leadership, quality outcomes, and clinical excellence.Trinity Health is a leading Catholic health care system based in Livonia, Michigan. Trinity Health operates in 22 states, employs about 133,000 colleagues and returns almost $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs.Click Here to learn more Trinity Health St. Joseph Mercy Ann ArborOur Commitment to Diversity and InclusionTrinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Keywords: Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, Ann Arbor , Registered Nurse RN - Rounding Nurse Cardiology - Cardiac ICU / PCU - 6 East - Part-Time, Healthcare , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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