REGISTERED NURSE CARDIO STEPDOWN

Description

9 South is a 23 bed telemetry unit that provides services and care to adult patients, ages 18 and over. Prevalent admitting diagnoses are open heart surgery for coronary artery disease and trauma, valvular disease and other cardiac anomalies and disease, interventional treatment of cardiac disease and abnormalities, rule-out myocardial infarction, unstable angina, heart failure, cardiomyopathy, pulmonary hypertension, and cardiac arrhythmias. 9 South centers on the improvement of cardiac health and ensures that the needs of all patients are met.

Position Summary:

The Registered Nurse (RN) is a professional practitioner who manages and directs nursing care activities during the patient’s hospital stay and coordinates care planning with other disciplines utilizing a patient / customer driven approach.



Qualifications

- Minimum Education: RN licensure in the State of Missouri

- Working Conditions: May be exposed to the risk of blood borne diseases. Exposure to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries, and illness). Subject to varying and unpredictable situations. Handles emergency and crisis situations. Subject to irregular hours.

- Physical Requirements: Occasional prolonged standing/walking. Occasionally lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients. Occasional reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching.