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Emerson Hospital RN-Cardiovascular Associates in Concord, Massachusetts

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The Cardiology Registered Nurse is responsible for providing direct nursing care by applying clinical nursing knowledge and skills, and for ensuring the safety and comfort of patients and families according to legal, organizational and professional standards. The Cardiology RN must have the ability to triage and evaluate patients with critical cardiac complaints under the direct supervision of the cardiologist. RN will also facilitate the Cardiologists treatment plan and collaborate with affiliate providers. Minimum Qualifications: Graduate from an approved RN nursing program with Bachelors Degree in nursing

Experience: Cardiovascular patient care experience required Outpatient and prior telephone triage experience preferred. Critical Care, CCU/Telemetry experience preferred Licensure and/or Certification: Current Massachusetts RN license required Bachelors Degree in nursing Current BLS certification required. Current ALS certification preferred Skills: Excellent communication, listening, interpersonal communication and problem solving skills. Ability to make time-sensitive decisions and function independently. Ability to work collaboratively with clinical and non-clinical office staff. Strong working knowledge of cardiovascular medications. Strong interest and abilities in patient education. Strong cardiovascular patient assessment skills. Competence in basic arrhythmia and basic 12 Lead EKG interpretations. Ability to do timely EMR documentation of patient problems/concern, clinical direction provided, and the follow-up plan. Computer literate. Prior experience with electronic medical record systems preferred. Able to triage and evaluate patients with cardiac disease Able to use equipment and related supplies Role models demonstrating flexibility, positive attitude, and strong problem solving skills Excellent customer service skills. Must be able to read, write, and communicate in English Computer skills required Ability to maintain confidential information