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Scope for Cardiovascular Telemetry Services:
Primary admitting diagnosis is “cardiac”: New onset CHF, CHF exacerbation, AFIB RVR, New Onset arrhythmias, Chest pain, Angina, PPM placement, PPM firing, PCI, STEMI, NSTEMI, Hemodynamically stable pericardial effusions. Goal of unit is to have all Heart Failure, and PCI patients targeted to CVTS to provide consistent patient care and improve outcomes with consistent process implementation.
Drips: (All cardiac drips must be ordered at set rate): Amiodarone protocol, Bumex, Lasix, Heparin, Cardizem, Angiomax, Nitro, Cardene, Dobutamine. Patients must not have labile blood pressures while on cardiac drips. Should patient require titration of drips, level of care will be escalated appropriately.
CVTS Competencies: Chest tubes, Post PCI recovery, TR-Bands, heart failure, AF RVR, permanent PPM (transvenous pacing patients require PCU/ICU), NIHSS for CVA
In addition, we will be recovering transradial cath patients
Assessments and frequencies:
Neurovascular q2 when hemodynamically stable with goal to q4
Accucheck q2 when stable and not requiring endotool
EKGs per Tikosyn protocol and New onset Chest Pain admissions
PRN Bipap without continuous SPO2 monitoring (subject to change pending equipment and patient respiratory status)
Continuous Bipap with parameters for successful weaning to PRN within 24 hours of initiation.
We offer you a generous benefits package including:
Medical, Dental, Disability and Life Insurance
401 K Retirement
Flexible Spending Accounts
Paid Time Off
Employee Discount Program
Employee Stock Purchase Program
Student Loan Repyament
Sign-On and Relocation bonuses for qualified applicants
Telemetry 1 CVTS
Patient to Nurse ratio 4-5:1
PCT support provided
This unit care for patients with cardiac history, provides 24/7 cardiac monitoring. post cautherization, non-titrated drip, ect
This team supports and uplifts each other-everyone feels like family
The Registered Nurse (RN) II is the patient and patient’s family advocate. The RN consistently applies and utilizes the nursing process, critical thinking skills, scientific judgment, technical skills, and leadership to independently deliver safe nursing care to patients. The RN collaborates with the patient care team to achieve quality patient outcomes. Communicates and utilizes interpersonal skills effectively and role models confidence and professionalism within nursing by active engagement in unit and organizational activities. Demonstrates team work, adaptability, and is a resource person to the patient care team. The RN is accountable for the quality of nursing care services delivered by self or others under their direction in accordance with the Texas Nurse Practice Act, hospital policies, and the Texas Board of Nursing rules for delegated nursing tasks (Chapter 224). Promotes a positive image of nursing and demonstrates team work and adaptability through consistently following the standards of Methodist Excellence.
Critical factors to your success include:
Applies nursing judgment through a thorough, systematic approach of applying the nursing process to include:
• Assessment: Conducts comprehensive, timely, and ongoing focused physical, psycho- social and pain assessments; includes assessment of patient education needs.
• Planning: Utilizes the assessment, identifies problems, makes nursing diagnoses, formulates goals, teaching plans and outcomes to create an individualized plan of care. Identifies individual patient goals, readiness to learn and incorporates family into the plan of care.
• Implementation: Prioritizes and implements a competent, prioritized and efficient nursing plan of care.
• Evaluation/Reassessment: Consistently conducts timely evaluation, anticipates and recognizes changes in patient conditions, determines when reassessments are needed and adjusts the plan of care as necessary. Compares expected and achieved outcomes of nursing care utilizing the plan of care.
You should be a graduate of an accredited diploma, associates, or baccalaureate degree nursing program. If you have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or certification in your specialty area you will be considered more highly qualified and eligible for our RN III position.
You should possess your RN License to practice as a professional RN in the state of Texas or an Active Multi-State RN Compact License. If you have a Compact License you will be required to obtain a Texas RN License within 90 days of hire.
You should have a current BLS and ACLS certification
You should have 6 months of clinical experience as a licensed RN in the specialty area of hire.
Northeast has played a major role in the phenomenal economic growth experienced
in northeast Bexar County. With over 170 beds, the hospital offers a full array
of services including 24/7 emergency care, open heart surgery, cardiac
catheterizations, vascular, neurosurgery, inpatient rehabilitation, orthopedic
surgery, cancer care, intensive care and inpatient and outpatient surgeries and
procedures. It is home to the Joint Replacement Academy offering the latest
treatment options for knee and hip pain, as well as a neurosurgical program offering
services from elective spine surgeries to advanced and comprehensive brain and
We are recognized
by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association as a Certified
Primary Stroke Center; the American College of Cardiology as an Accredited
Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI; and by the American Nurses Credentialing
Center for having a Pathway to Excellence Program. Methodist Hospital Northeast
has received the Mission: Lifeline® Bronze Receiving Quality Achievement Award
for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American
Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks
and the Texas Award for Performance Excellence. The hospital has also been
nationally recognized by Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade A. For more
information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist
Hospital Northeast under Locations.
If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by a member of our team. We are actively interviewing so apply today!
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