Cardiac Step Down Nurse (RN)

The Execu|Search Group
Aug 13, 2017
Aug 14, 2017
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

About the Opportunity A healthcare facility in Westchester County is looking to fill an immediate need with the addition of a new Cardiac Step Down Nurse (RN) to their staff. Under the direction of the unit Nursing Leadership Team and the Director, the Cardiac Step Down Nurse (RN) will be responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating, and documenting all aspects of patient care. This is a great opportunity for a dedicated Cardiac Step Down Nurse (RN) to gain valuable work experience and further their career with an established medical team. Apply today! Company Description Healthcare Facility Job Description The Cardiac Step Down Nurse (RN) * Provides therapeutic and administrative services necessary for the care of the patient, in support of HCA ethical principles and values * Delegates appropriate tasks to unlicensed personnel and provides required supervision * Works closely with all health care providers to facilitate and coordinate efficient, effective, and quality healthcare * Communicates effectively and maintains therapeutic relationships with patients, families, physicians, and staff * Evaluates patient's signs and symptoms; and records and reports results * Sets priorities and modifies patient care in response to changing conditions by utilizing problem solving skills and exhibiting good judgment * Collaborates with Physicians regarding patient progress towards the outcome attainment * Assists Physician during treatment/examination of patient and processes orders Required Skills * 2+ years of previous Cardiac and/or Step Down experience * BSN * NYS Registered Nurse (RN) license * ACLS certification * Telemetry background * Solid assessment and documentation skills * Patient oriented * Great interpersonal skills * Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) * Strong attention to detail * Highly organized