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Heart Failure Registered Nurse - Heart Specialists of St. Rita's

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Job ID: 4668602
Updated: October 22, 2018
Geographic Location: Lima
Department: Heart Specialists of St. Ritas
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Standard Hours: 32

Job Summary

The Registered Nurse is responsible for delivering care to patients by utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation; and effectively interacts with patient, significant others, and other health team members while maintaining standards of professional nursing.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

It is expected that all duties and responsibilities of this position will be performed in a manner that reflects the values of Catholic Healthcare Partners, which are Human Dignity, Justice, Compassion, Sacredness of Life, and Service

Performs patient assessment and care planning, considering the patient's age group, severity of condition/disease to include physical, psychosocial, cultural, environmental, self-care and educational needs

Utilize the nursing process by demonstrating appropriate assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the patient's care

Assess the patient; collect and document the patient's current health status and medical history

Teach patient/significant other appropriate health information in a timely manner and share written informational material

Communicate with the physician regarding patient needs, the nursing assessments, and recommendations on a daily basis, and as needed

Identifies patient/family individualized learning needs and implements measures to meet those needs based on patient/family capabilities to learn

Perform direct patient care, utilizing established procedures, policies, and standards

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of all policies and procedures and ability to reference them from appropriate books and manuals

Demonstrate ability to handle emergency situations in a prompt, precise, and professional manner

Schedules tests as directed by provider

Assists physician and office procedures and testing

In conjunction with the provider, formulates a goal directed plan of care which is prioritized and based on determined nursing diagnosis and patient outcomes

Implements care in a safe, knowledgeable, skillful, consistent and continuous manner

Evaluates the effectiveness of equipment and processes for achieving positive patient outcomes

Adheres to the safety policies and procedures of SRPS

Recognizes and reports potential safety issues

Demonstrates ability to utilize biomedical equipment

Must be trained and competent in the Scheduling, MA/Nurse 100 & 200 functionality of CarePATH

Maintains confidentiality and actively supports patient/family rights

Supports and contributes to organizational cost-saving initiatives

Serves as a patient advocate

Administer medications according to practice policies and procedures

Administer IV's according to SRPS policies and procedures

Maintain a clean, neat, and safe environment for patient and staff

Attends staff meetings as directed by the practice manager/supervisor

Assist patients, family members or other clients with concern and empathy; respect their confidentiality and privacy and communicate with them in a courteous and respectful manner

Answer and refer telephone calls or other inquires to ensure accurate and timely communications are facilitated, triages phone calls as necessary

Demonstrate sound judgment by taking appropriate actions regarding questionable findings or concerns

Ensure compliance with regulatory standards

Consistently demonstrate ability to respond to changing situations in a flexible manner in order to meet current needs, such as reprioritizing work as necessary

Minimize non-productive time and fill slow periods with activities that will enable you to prepare to meet the future needs of SRPS (education, organizing, and housekeeping, assisting others)

 Maintain regular attendance and do not incur excessive overtime.

Performs all other duties as assigned.


Qualifications - Minimum


1 to 3 years experience preferred. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations License:


Must have current, valid, unrestricted RN license in the state of Ohio.


Education and/or Experience:

Education:  Associates Degree   


Years of Experience:

1 to 3 years experience in physician office setting preferred.

Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and hold a current, valid, unrestricted license in the state of Ohio.



Hours per pay period: 80

Hours: Variable


Shift and Job Schedule

Job Shift: Days, Job Schedule: Full-Time


Equal Employment Opportunity

It is our policy to  abide by all Federal and State laws, as well as, the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a), prohibiting discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibiting discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.


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