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RN Cardiac Care

Company: CHI Saint Joseph Health System
Location: Lexington
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

*Overview*As our Cardiac Nurse at CHI Saint Joseph Hospital's Heart Institute, you'll care for patients who may have life-threatening cardiac events or conditions while helping their families navigate daily care and the long-term plan for healing and maintenance outside of the hospital. - -You'll never have the same day twice as your patients' needs evolve. That's why you must be adaptable and detail-oriented, observing vitals and reporting the warning signs early to our multidisciplinary team of cardiologists, EKG techs, and other cardiovascular professionals. - -Your success in this role comes from your enthusiasm to go the extra mile for your patients and your strong assessment skills. To further support your nursing career, we offer continuing education opportunities to help you advance your clinical nursing skills. - -*About Us: *Saint Joseph Hospital is a 433-bed facility located in Lexington Kentucky. Founded in 1877 a small group of Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Kentucky led by Sister Euphrasia Stafford began their health ministry. Their mission was to provide compassionate care to the poor and underserved - a tradition still carried out today. Saint Joseph Hospital primarily serves central and eastern Kentucky with a full range of services including distinguished awards for cardiology orthopedics and stroke care. CHI Saint Joseph Health supports 5000 active employees 8 hospitals specialty clinics and a Medical Group with more than 200 locations across Central and Eastern KY. CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health in 2019. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community. -*Responsibilities** Caring for patients admitted to our heart and vascular intensive care unit* Collaborating with cardiologists, EKG techs, echo techs, and others* Assess and interpret hemodynamic parameters and communicate any changes in vitals indicating a more serious condition -* You'll be a trusted educator and resource for your patients' recovery and prevention of reoccurring issues thanks to the care plans you develop and implement -*Qualifications** Associated Degree in Nursing from accredited program * Active RN license in good standing with the state of Kentucky (KY) -* Basic Life Support (BLS)* Previous nursing experience in Me/Surg, Telemetry, Cardiac, Emergency, or Critical Care preferred While you're busy impacting the healthcare industry, we'll take care of you with benefits that include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, and more!



Keywords: CHI Saint Joseph Health System, Lexington , RN Cardiac Care, Healthcare , Lexington, Kentucky

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