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Registered Nurse, Cardiac Stress Lab

Primary Location Kennesaw, Georgia Job Number 1083411 Date posted 06/29/2022
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Description:

The Cardiac Stress lab RN is a licensed, registered nurse who has completed training in the Cardiac Stress Lab. The Stress Lab RN utilizes a high level of knowledge of cardiac or chemical stress testing and effectively communicates issues with physicians. The RN will interpret data received prior to procedure and utilizes nursing judgment that is in line with safety protocols. The Cardiac Nurse must be self-directed and act independently and to intervene as appropriate to resolve issues. The Stress Lab RN is responsible for implementing the philosophy, objectives, standards of care, policies, and procedures of Cardiac Services under the supervision of the Cardiologist.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Direct assessments, evaluation and monitoring for all patients undergoing any cardiac stress testing in the Cardiac Diagnostic Stress Lab.

  • Collects patient history and physical review to include current medication records.

  • Conducting appropriate patient interviews.

  • Assuring informed consent and obtaining all necessary patient signatures.

  • IV insertions.

  • IV medication delivery.

  • Emergency administration of medications upon physician orders.

  • Cardiopulmonary monitoring and status assessments.

  • Daily monitoring of crash cart and or jump bag.

  • Reviews laboratory date for abnormal or unusual results prior to administration of any medication.

  • Assists physician in providing diagnostic services to patients in the Cardiac Stress Lab.

  • Intervenes in emergency situations.

  • Confers with the physician as needed based on medical status of the patient.

  • Documents patient information in the medical record.

  • Works closely with the medical, nursing, and ancillary staff of the institution to provide quality and safe care.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Basic Qualifications:

    Experience

  • Minimum two (2) years of RN clinical nursing experience.

  • Minimum two (2) years in cardiovascular care or Cardiac Stress Lab.

  • Education

  • N/A

  • License, Certification, Registration

  • Current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Georgia or able to obtain prior to date of hire.

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association must be obtained prior to hire date.

  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life (ACLS) or must be obtained prior to hire date.


  • Additional Requirements:

  • Strong medical and/or surgical background.

  • Complete a customer Service Assessment.


  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree (BS) in nursing preferred.

  • Customer service aptitude demonstrated through Customer Service Assessment.
  • Primary Location: Georgia,Kennesaw,Town Park Medical Offices II Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: GUP|UFCW|Local 1996 Job Level: Entry Level Department: TP Comprehensive Med Center - Cardiology - 2808 Travel: Yes, 100 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.