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Position Details

Department: CHC Cardiology
Category: Any
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 338413
Date Posted: 5/18/2017
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

Posting Note: This position is for the Ambulatory Cardiology Clinic responsible for patient Coumadin Management. Prior clinical experience as a Cardiac Nurse preferred.

This position will work in collaboration with the healthcare team, patient, and family to promote patient health through delivery of professional nursing care appropriate to patients age and condition as documented in the nursing and medical plans of care in accordance with evidence-based nursing and patient care practice standards and hospital goals, values and standards.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Completes nursing assessment of patient conditions consistent with age and condition, including physical, psychological, social, developmental, and educational factors, to determine initial level of compliance with treatment plan per policy and unit guidelines. Performs ongoing patient and family assessments and identifies variations from diagnoses.
  2. Continually evaluates patient responses to care, teaching, and discharge plans. Documents patient progress in appropriate charts and shares observations and assessment outcomes with healthcare team and families to ensure timely communication and understanding of patient health status, progress, and ongoing needs.
  3. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing required activities within established parameters to ensure compliance with all applicable medication, storage and documentation standards, regulations, and requirements.
  4. Provides orientation to the unit, hospital systems, and processes to patients and family members to ensure familiarity with unit’s policies and requirements.
  5. Supervises patient care activities of assigned team members and delegates activities appropriate to knowledge, skill, and competency. Provides timely feedback and review of care delivery to ensure maintenance of patient safety, infection control procedures, therapeutic environment, and team members’ performance level, maintaining confidentiality as appropriate.
  6. Works collaboratively with patient care team and family members to establish and implement plan of care to ensure coordination of activities and ongoing communication of patient health status. Participates in patient care rounds and patient care conferences as appropriate.
  7. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
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Education
1. Two year (ADN) degree in nursing, a four year degree (BSN) in nursing, or a Diploma Nursing degree. Required
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Experience
1. One year experience as a Registered Nurse. Required
2. Pediatric experience. Preferred
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Certifications/Licenses/Registries
1. Current State of Arizona RN license or an RN license from a compact state. Required
2. Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association. Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Constantly
2. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Constantly
3. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
4. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Reaching Constantly
6. Physical Requirement - Sitting Occasionally
7. Physical Requirement - Standing Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Frequently
9. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
10. Physical Requirement - Walking Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Constantly
12. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Constantly
13. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Frequently
14. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
15. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Frequently
16. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
17. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
18. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases Applicable
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals Applicable
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