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Registered Nurse Cardiac Outpatient Services * Up to $5,000 Sign on Bonus - Cardiology

Company: UMC Health System
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse (RN) Cardiac Outpatient Services (FT M-F 4 shifts 0530-1600 plus late stay call) * Up to $5,000 Sign on BonusWe've learned that what is best for patients is also best for employees. Learn more about why we are one of the Best Companies to Work for in Texas--.

Cardiac OPS

Full Time

M-F 0530-1600

4 -10 Hour shifts

Late Call

Departmental Description:

Outpatient Surgery has identified its scope of care to include pre-anesthesia and post-anesthesia care and post procedural care; specifically to prepare the patient for surgery/procedure by assessing and evaluating the patients physical status via nursing assessment, by providing pre-operative or pre-procedure teaching/education, to assist the patient in returning to a safe physiological level after local, or local with sedation anesthesia, regional anesthesia, or completion of Phase I (PACU) care following general anesthesia, and to prepare the patient for discharge home. The American Society of Peri-Anesthesia Nurses, Peri-Anesthesia Nursing Standards, Practice Recommendations, and Interpretive Statements provide the guidelines for patient care.

The Department of Anesthesiology provides medical direction and coverage with full time attending and resident physician staff and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) on a 24-hours a day, 7 days a week basis. A multi-disciplinary approach to nursing care is utilized in all OPS areas.

Therapies include pre-operative preparation specific to the individual patient, diagnosis, and operative procedure; post-operative observation and evaluation of hemodynamic stability, administration of oxygen and pulse oximetry; arterial/venous sheath monitoring and removal, and written discharge instructions for home care and follow-up care. Anesthetic agents are not administered in the Outpatient Surgery Department.

Outpatient Surgery is open Monday through Friday 0530-2200 and is closed on holidays and weekends. A standby team exists for coverage of unexpected Saturday/holiday cases.

Job Summary:

Registered professional nurse who assesses, implements or delegates, plans, and evaluates total nursing care and functions in accordance with established philosophy, providing and directing patient care for a group of patients. Relates effectively with other shifts/departments for optimal continuity of care.

Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing

Valid Texas RN License/Eligible Compact License

Must maintain a current BLS certification from American Heart Association

BSN required or must be obtained within 3 years of hire

CPAN/CAPA certification preferred

UMC Health System provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: UMC Health System, Lubbock , Registered Nurse Cardiac Outpatient Services * Up to $5,000 Sign on Bonus - Cardiology, Healthcare , Lubbock, Texas

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