Posted by: Virginia Heart on Feb 08, 2018
Falls Church, VA
Registered Nurse for Cardiology Office
Virginia Heart is Northern Virginia's premier cardiovascular practice, bringing an unparalleled standard of excellence to our patients. We are seeking talented and compassionate Registered Nurses to join our team of patient-focused professionals. This is an out-patient setting; no nights, weekends, or on-call required.
The RN will provide primary clinical support for the providers, ensuring that through teamwork, patients and other customers are provided quality and efficient clinical service.
This is a full time position with a schedule Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. We have openings in offices throughout Northern Virginia.
•Assists the provider with patients in the including: Clinical Chart Preparation, obtaining the Chief Complaint or reason for the visit, obtaining vital signs, performing an ECG, reviewing current medications and allergies, updating patient history and review of systems
•Performs Anti-coagulation Therapy Management
•Authorizes prescription refills under direct supervision of the physician
•Performs Stress Testing under the direct supervision of a physician
•Performs telephone triage
•Provides patient education
•Notifies patients of test results per Virginia Heart protocol
•Provides a safe environment for patients and staff
•Works as a resuscitative team member in emergency situations, including administration of IV medications
•Maintains the clinical flow of the office in a professional, courteous, and safe manner
•Respects and maintains patient privacy and dignity. Adheres to HIPAA law at all times.
•Successful completion of a Registered Nurse program.
•Current Virginia State Registered Nurse License in good standing.
•Minimum one year of clinical experience, cardiology experience preferred.
•Ability to interpret 12-lead ECGs
•Knowledge of cardiac drugs (classifications, side effects, etc.)
•Current BLS required; ACLS preferred.
•Computer literate and prior experience with an Electronic Medical Record (EMR).
•Strong patient education skills
We are an equal opportunity employer.
High school or ged
Commensurate with experience
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