RN - Cardiology
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Champaign, IL 61820
Join our team and be part of a patient care team dedicated to improving the health and wellness of our community. At Christie Clinic, our nurses make a difference for our patients each and every day. The Christie Clinic team prides itself in setting standards for excellence and providing the highest quality care to our patients. The nurse position at Christie Clinic requires the active participation of our mission – “We Listen. We Care”. This position will demonstrate our core values: integrity, commitment, sustainability and quality. Christie Clinic nurses nurture working relationships with providers, nurses and other team members to care for our patients and their families. In this position, you will administer care to acute and non-acute patients as well as educating patients on disease prevention and wellness.
We are currently seeking a full-time RN in our Cardiology department. Monday – Friday 8am -5pm at the Main Clinic.
Administer prescribed medications and treatment in accordance with nursing standards and as directed by provider.
Prepare equipment and aid provider during treatment, examination and/or testing of the patient.
Observe, record and report patient’s condition and reaction to medication and/or treatment, to provider.
Act as a liaison between the patient and provider regarding complaints, concerns, etc.
Act as liaison and care coordinator between Christie Clinic Department of Cardiology and external facilities such as Cardiac Cath labs, Electrophysiology consults and many other types of cardiac/medical needs. These could be within the clinic or at various outside facilities.
Provide instructions and education to patients and their family regarding medications, treatment instructions, diet education, cardiac device usage and procedural instructions regarding cardiac procedures and various other tests/orders.
Have the ability to provide instruction and education to patients regarding lab values and cardiac testing results along with orders provided as a result of these tests and values.
Demonstrate the ability to respond to triage calls using nursing assessment skills and report findings/recommendations to providers.
Demonstrate the ability to complete telephone encounters and workque tasks as assigned by Cardiology Coordinator/Manager.
Assist in codes and nurse alerts.
Start IV’s and administer IV medications.
Perform Cardiac Diagnostics testing such as Event Monitors, provide patient education regarding these monitors and their use.
Perform related work as required.