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Our Cardiac Service Rehab teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. We have a passion for creating positive patient interactions. If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!
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The Cardiac Rehabilitation Registered Nurse provides professional nursing care in the outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation Program to Phase II Cardiac Rehabilitation patients in accordance with physician orders and the multi-disciplinary plan of care. He/she uses nursing process, including but not limited to assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and re-evaluation to deliver and document patient care. Based on the diagnosis and co-morbidities, referral orders, the physician history and physical and cardiac stress test and the nursing assessment, he/she develops the exercise prescription and reviews it regularly with the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program Medical Director. He/she provides a progressive graded exercise program with telemetry monitoring. He/she monitors the patient telemetry and vital signs during all activity and responds appropriately to any event. He/she provides daily documentation of exercise and education and monthly progress reports to the referring MD and a discharge report. He/she provides patient education on exercise and activity, nutrition and diet, stress management. He/she consults with the registered dietician, physical therapist and social worker as needed.
The Cardiac Rehabilitation Registered Nurse is directly responsible to the Manager of Outpatient Rehabilitation Services and the Director of Rehabilitation Services. He/she works closely with the department leadership and the Medical Director in stakeholder -satisfaction assessment process, performance improvement and outcomes management.
The goal of a Cardiac Rehabilitation Registered Nurse is to help individuals affected by physical disability due to cardiac problems to achieve their greatest potential, adapt to their disabilities, and work toward productive, independent lives. The Cardiac Rehabilitation Registered Nurse coordinates nursing care activities in collaboration with other members of the interdisciplinary team to facilitate achievement of overall goal of which is to achieve the highest level of independence.
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