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staff - Registered Nurse (RN) - Cardiology - $29-43 per hour

Company: Northwest Texas Healthcare System
Location: Amarillo
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

Northwest Texas Healthcare System is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Cardiology for a nursing job in AMARILLO, Texas.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Cardiology
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours
  • Employment Type: Staff
    Responsibilities ABOUT NORTHWEST PHYSICIANS GROUPNorthwest Physicians Group formed in 2013 with a focus towards population health management. The group has grown to a network of over 40 providers serving patients at numerous primary, specialty and urgent care locations in Amarillo, Texas. Northwest Physicians Group is affiliated with Northwest Texas Healthcare System, a 495-bed system acute care hospital that serves approximately 650,000 residents of the Texas Panhandle and surrounding region. The system provides acute care services including: cardiac, pediatric, women's, emergency, surgical and behavioral healthcare.--Visit us online at: --Position: RN / Registered Nurse - Lake View Cardiology (FT)--SUMMARY: This position is responsible for performing a wide variety of patient care duties which include assisting in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician.----Job Duties/Responsibilities:
    • Interviews patients, measuring vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), venipuncture and procedure as directed by the physician
    • Documentation is recorded in the Electronic Medical Record in accordance with IPM guideline
    • Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients
    • Assists in covering the front desk as required
    • Executes prescribed treatments and medical interventions, administers prescribed medications, and monitors and documents treatment progress and patient response
    • Delegates as allowed under the Nurse Practice Act
    • Refers to/consults with physicians, other health providers, and community resources to prevent/resolve problems or concerns
    • Educates patients and families about health status, health maintenance, and management of acute and chronic conditions--Independence Physician Management (IPM), a subsidiary of UHS, was formed in 2012 as the physician services unit of UHS. IPM develops and manages multi-specialty physician networks and urgent care clinics which align with UHS acute care facilities. It also provides select services for the Behavioral Health division of UHS. Through continuing growth, IPM operates in 11 markets across six states and the District of Columbia. Our leadership team, practitioners, and teams of healthcare professionals are collectively dedicated to improving the health and wellness of people in the communities we serve.--As a Northwest Physicians Group employee you will be part of a first class organization.--Benefit Highlights:
      • Challenging and rewarding work environment
      • Competitive Compensation and Generous Paid Time Off
      • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
      • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan--About Universal Health ServicesOne of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $13.4 billion in 2022. During the year, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of America's Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has 94,000 employees and continues to grow through its subsidiaries. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located all over the U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom. Qualifications Required Knowledge, Skills, Licensure, Training & Travel Requirements (if applicable):
        • Graduate of an accredited or NLN-approved RN program. BSN preferred.
        • BLS from the American Heart Association (or obtained during orientation) and maintain certification throughout employment
        • Current state nursing license or permit to practice nursing in the State of Texas
        • Minimum of one to three (1-3) years working as a Registered Nurse. Three to five (3-5) years of related experience, preferred
        • Proficiency in basic computer programs and operating systems, such as Microsoft Office
        • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
        • Bilingual in English and Spanish, preferred
        • EKG machine proficient--PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
          • Ability to read and write in English
          • Ability to communicate with patients, families, staff, physicians, support agencies, vendors, and others
          • Ability to remain calm during stressful situations
          • Ability to respond to pages
          • Ability to evaluate and interpret information and make independent decisions
          • Ability to repeatedly twist, squat and stoop
          • Bending, lifting (minimum of 25 pounds), grasping, fine hand coordination, pushing, and pulling
          • Exposure to infectious organisms, agents, and toxic chemicals
          • Occasionally subject to irregular hours
          • Must be able to see with corrective eye wear--EEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religiNorthwest Texas Healthcare System Job ID #223420-en-us. Posted job title: RN / Registered Nurse / NWPG / Lake View Cardiology / FTAbout Northwest Texas Healthcare SystemNorthwest Texas Healthcare System-- in Amarillo, Texas, a 495-bed acute care facility and medical center, has been providing high quality medical care to the residents of Northwest Texas since 1924. As a designated tertiary care academic institution, the hospital provides patients with advanced technological innovations for diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of clinical conditions.We are well known nationally for our heart, emergency, stroke and children's care. We are fully accredited by the Joint Commission and licensed by the Texas Department of State Health Services Regulatory Licensing Unit; we are also a Joint-Commission-certified--Advanced Primary Stroke Center.
            EmergencyThe Texas Department of State Health Services has designated Northwest Texas Healthcare System as the Lead Trauma Facility for the top 26 counties within the Texas Panhandle. As an--Advanced Level III Trauma facility, the Northwest Texas Healthcare emergency department cares for more than 64,000 patients each year.Our emergency services have expanded to three locations to receive care:--Northwest Emergency,--Northwest Emergency at Town Square--and--Northwest Emergency at Georgia.
            Heart HospitalNorthwest Texas Healthcare System is well known for its exceptional cardiac care through its--Heart Hospital.--Our accredited Chest Pain Center offers rapid, round-the-clock, evidence-based treatment of heart attack and suspected heart attack. The center is accredited by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care, an institute of the American College of Cardiology. To receive accreditation, a center must show that it combines evidence-based science, quality initiatives, clinical guidelines and best practices to produce an effective care model for heart attack and suspected heart attack.
            PediatricsNorthwest Children's Hospital--of Northwest Texas Healthcare System offers more than 40 pediatric subspecialties and serves as the Texas Panhandle's primary healthcare provider for children. Our general pediatrics unit is widely respected for its progressive medical services and advanced technology.Benefits
            • Medical benefits
            • Dental benefits
            • Vision benefits

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