Health Quest Systems, Inc. Registered Nurse - EKG Per Diem Days in Sharon, Connecticut
Nuvance Health is a family of award-winning nonprofit hospitals and healthcare professionals in the Hudson Valley and western Connecticut. Nuvance Health combines highly skilled physicians, state-of-the-art facilities and technology, and compassionate caregivers dedicated to providing quality care across a variety of clinical areas, including Cardiovascular, Neurosciences, Oncology, Orthopedics, and Primary Care.
Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations. For more information about Nuvance Health, visit www.nuvancehealth.org.
Provides direct patient care in the Cardiopulmonary Department. Evaluates, educates and prepares patients for various procedures (stress test, TEE, echos, EKG and holter monitor). Assists in performance of various procedures by assessing and monitoring patients and giving medication ordered by the physician. Also assists in providing RN coverage in the imaging department on an as needed basis. Monitors patients during exercise sessions and procedures. Nursing responsibilities focus on the preventive and restorative healthcare needs of the cardiovascular patient. Provides patient education on disease entities, cardiac risk factors, behavior modification. Communicates with the the patient’s physician about changes in the patient's clinical condition including laboratory tests and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in the patient’s condition and response to treatment. Participates in performance improvement and CQI activities.
CT RN License Required
Accredited School of Nursing Graduate
Two or more years recent experience in critical care/cardiac care
BLS and ACLS Required
Requisition #: 27816
Primary Shift: Day
Hours Per Week: 0.00
External Company Name: Health Quest Systems, Inc.
External Company URL: www.health-quest.org