Registered Nurse (RN) - Cardiology

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Sign on Bonus: $3000
Relocation Allowance (up to): $10,000
Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital
Req #: 55859
Newport, OR
1.0 (80 hrs/pp) - Day
PCH Cardiology Phys
Remote Status: No
Salary Range: $34.24 - $50.28
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  • *Bonus available to new employees and may require previous work experience. Employment commitment to Samaritan is required.

This dynamic specialty Clinic is seeking an RN to enhance our top-notch patient care and be a part of an exciting interdisciplinary team of professionals. Samaritan Cardiology is committed to building healthier communities in the mid-Willamette Valley through compassionate, patient-focused care models in a team environment where individuals matter, and you can truly make a difference!  

  • JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE
    • Provides safe, quality nursing care under the direction of Samaritan Health Services practitioners and the Clinic Supervisor for patients within scope of practice. Assists practitioner in performance of procedures, telephone prescription orders/refills, maintaining patient record and relaying test results.
  • DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
    •  
      Within Cardiology are sub-specialties such as electrophysiology, congestive heart failure, and interventional valve clinic.  We promote an environment of growth and learning and encourage staff to find a niche within cardiology that interests them.  We prioritize a positive culture and a sense of community within our team.
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    • The Cardiology team of cardiologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and nurses provide a full-spectrum of care towards a healthy heart. We complete hundreds of interventional cardiovascular procedures (such as stents) each year and are up-to-date with cardiology treatment options. Services and procedures include coronary angiography, angioplasty and stent placements, pacemaker insertions and replacements, implantable cardiac defibrillators and cardiac resynchronization therapy, echocardiography, nuclear medicine imaging, holter and event monitors (heart monitors), cardiac stress testing, intravascular ultrasound, cardiac MRI, and 64-slice cardiac CT angiography.
  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS
    • Current unencumbered Oregon RN licensure required.
    • Healthcare Provider BLS required.
    • Experience or training with computer applications preferred.
  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
    • Patient Care - Possess the skills and knowledge needed to assist and care for others. Ability to recognize symptoms, drug properties and interactions, treatments, and preventive health-care measures within scope of practice.
    • Adaptability/Flexibility - Ability to respond quickly and appropriately to situations that may arise with high risk or diverse patient populations. Ability to adjust actions in relation to others and adapt to offer best possible care to patients.
    • Communication - Effective written and oral communication skills to explain complex issues, exchange information between team members, and tactfully discuss issues. Ability to perform group presentations and listen to and understand complex information and ideas. 
    • Team Building - Ability to work, function and communicate on a multi-disciplinary team. Possess the knowledge and skills to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintain them over time. 
    • Medical Terminology - Knowledge of medical records, procedures and terminology. Ability to read, interpret, and apply policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.
    • Social Perceptiveness - Ability to work with a diverse population from pediatrics to geriatrics. Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and/or communicating with patients and caregivers. Possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    • Rarely
      (1 - 10% of the time)

      Occasionally
      (11 - 33% of the time)

      Frequently
      (34 - 66% of the time)

      Continually
      (67 – 100% of the time)

      WALK - INCLINE

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 40 - 60 Lbs

      LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 20 - 40 Lbs

      PUSH (0-20 pounds force)

      PULL (0-20 pounds force)

       

      CLIMB - STAIRS

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20 - 40 Lbs

      LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

      LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 0 - 20 Lbs

      SQUAT Repetitive

      KNEEL (on knees)

      REACH - Forward

      REACH - Upward

      SIT

      STAND

      WALK - LEVEL SURFACE

      LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 Lbs

      SQUAT Static (hold >30 sec)

      BEND FORWARD at waist

      ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

      ROTATE TRUNK Standing

      FINGER DEXTERITY

      PINCH Fingers

      GRASP Hand/Fist

      CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

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