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Nurse (RN or LPN) 

Category Clinical Programs  
Description

Our comprehensive cardiology group is expanding and looking to add to our team. 

Cardiac Solutions utilizes a personalized, team-oriented approach to patient care promoting wellness through education, innovation, and technology. We offer intensive educational opportunities for patients through our disease management clinics and employ a multidisciplinary approach which includes physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacy support. Our focus helps to prevent the progression of heart disease and minimize hospital admissions.

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position may be eligible for a $1,000 Sign-On Bonus. This is an in-office M-F position.

This nursing position is responsible for providing patient care in a compassionate, professional, ethical, and knowledgeable approach. This includes, but is not limited to assessment, planning, education, prevention, implementation and evaluation of the patients’ status, plan of care and goal achievement. Additionally, this position is responsible for Triage Protocols to include answering phone notes and/or routing phone notes to the proper Advanced Practice Providers or physicians.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Monitors patient’s progress of condition and identifies any changes in status and makes necessary adjustments based on practice and departmental procedures and protocols.
  • Assists physicians and all healthcare professionals caring for the patient, always giving a complete and thorough report on patient status.
  • Performs routine nursing care to assigned patients, while utilizing age specific and universal precaution practices at all times.
  • Assesses and evaluates patients’ responses to services provided to include treatment and medication.
  • Educates the patient and their families on their current condition, including dietary restrictions, mediation therapy and exercise and dietary recommendations.
  • Performs routine procedures (taking vitals, administrating injections, labs, medication adjustments)
  • Follows Triage Protocols, policies and procedures to include answering phone notes and routing phone notes to the proper midlevel or provider to ensure patients questions are answered.
  • Processes pre-op outpatient labs & enters pre hydration orders if needed, routes to the Advanced Practice Providers for review and signature.
  • Processes home health & hospice requests
  • Processes all notification forms from insurance companies and pharmacies
  • Assist with all patients who need assistance in the Peoria office
  • Assist the echo department with bubble studies for patients
  • Creates phone notes and routes phone notes to the appropriate person or department.
  • Responds to patient questions directly or by researching the correct information and then calling the patient back.
  • Assist with call backs daily for each phone note in the clinical check out bucket.
  • Assist with and retrieves and responds to messages left on voicemail.
  • Assist with calls or faxes prescriptions to pharmacies in response to refill requests.
  • Assist with cardiac Clearance Faxcom folder daily and creates a cardiac clearance phone note.
  • Assist with and respond to all electronic, faxed and telephone refill requests, patient portal messages.
  • Follows policy when disposing of biohazardous materials, labeling and handling of all materials.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of nursing theory, techniques, principles and practice in order to holistically care for the patient.
  • Communicates with all staff, patients and families with excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Seeks educational tools in order to broaden knowledge base of various age groups, diseases, conditions, dietary, exercise and best practices.
  • Handles and maintains knowledge of all medical equipment utilized in the care of the patient.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings and appropriate facility meetings.
  • Shares knowledge and experiences gained from own clinical practice and education relevant to nursing.
  • Participates in the orientation, training and teaching of other team members.
  • Assist patients by assessing the situation and providing or seeking in office or outside assistance while exercising appropriate body mechanics.
  • Other duties as assigned per the need of the organization and within scope of licensure.
 
Position Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA and OSHA regulations.
  • Skills in the process and its application, including the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of patient care.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and work well under pressure.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to maintain professionalism at all times.
  • Ability to travel to other sites as needed.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Associates or bachelor’s degree from an accredited College of Nursing.
  • Valid and current Arizona Nursing License required (RN or LPN)
  • Minimum of five (5) years of successful nursing practice with a minimum of one (1) year of recent cardiology experience in a hospital or office setting preferred
  • Experience using an Electronic Medical Record (EMR).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the following physical/work environment functions apply:

  • Sit, stand, walk, talk or hear
  • Type, utilizing a computer keyboard
  • May lift up to 25 lbs.
  • Utilize a multiline telephone system
  • May need to assist patients by assessing the situation and providing or seeking in office or outside assistance while exercising appropriate body mechanics.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Minimum Education  
Travel Requirements  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location All Offices  
About the Organization Cardiac Solutions is a medical, physician-owned business that provides a comprehensive range of cardiac health services to the general public and referred patients. Founded in 1984 by Dr. Joseph Caplan, our clinics have established a solid reputation for innovative cardiology treatments and personalized cardiovascular care. We are proud of our status as the West Valley's leading cardiology team, specializing in YOUR total heart care. Our board-certified cardiologists always put your treatment and care first, allowing you to have the peace of mind knowing that your heart is in good hands.

With our intensive educational opportunities through nurse-directed clinics, we help prevent the progression of heart disease by offering extensive cardiology testing. Our main goal is to avoid hospital admissions by accurately diagnosing and treating cardiac problems at the earliest possible stage. During this process, you not only build a relationship with your physician, but with the many members of our TEAM, all of whom are focused on YOUR heart health.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://JOSEPHACAPLANMDPCdbaCardiacSolutions.appone.com



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