Mercy Medical Center Clinton Registered Nurse - (CVAU) Cardiovascular Ambulatory Unit (FT 32 hr/wk). in United States

Department:

10_6831 One Day Unit 2-7

Expected Weekly Hours:

32

Shift:

Position Purpose:

Job Description Details:

Our Cardiovascular Ambulatory Unit (CVAU) opened in September of 2018 as part of our Cardiovascular Institute. This state of the art center is designed to provide a comprehensive care approach to patients requiring cardiovascular services, all in one central location. The CVAU has 40 bays to serve patients undergoing diagnostic and therapeutic cardiovascular procedures performed in the Cardio Lab, EP lab, IR or our hybrid suite for structural heart procedures including PFO/ASD closures, myocardial ablations and peripheral vascular diagnostic and interventions including carotid stenting. In addition, we care for patients undergoing surgical procedures including pacemaker insertions, ICD insertions, generator changes, transcatheter aortic valve replacement and mitral clips. Inpatient and outpatient procedures are scheduled Monday - Friday. St. Joseph’s earned the 2018 Women’s’ Choice Award for America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care, Healthgrades Quality Award for Cardiac Surgery Excellence and recognized as one of the 2019 Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals by IBM Watson Health.

Position Highlights:

  • Recognized Leader: Only Magnet Hospital in Syracuse, highlighting our professional nursing staff.

  • Shared Governance: Unit practice counsel and open door guiding principle gives all our nurses a voice.

  • Professional Relationships: Strong rapport with cardiology, vascular and interventional physician groups.

  • We incorporate a primary care nursing model with a team approach to meet the needs of the patient population

  • Advancement: Strong orientation program and generous tuition allowance.

  • Work/Life: Self-scheduling options to balance your work/life and school calendars.

What you will do:

  • Our highly trained nurses provide comprehensive interdisciplinary care from admission to discharge or transfer to another unit.

  • Therapeutic med/surge nursing interventions and hands on skills including class I telemetry, cardiac drips, stroke care, pacer care and more. Patient education, goal setting, critical thinking and care planning.

  • Unit specific specialized training includes IV placement, 12 Lead EKG performance and interpretation, Venipunctures, Telemetry core classes.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensures quality nursing care is rendered to all patients in accordance with the New York Nurse Practice Act, National Standards of Practice, and Nursing and Clinical Service standards of care and practice.

  • Utilizing the Nursing Process, plans, directs and supervises the care of patients in addition to being involved in the provision of direct care of patients and families.

Career Path:

  • Clinical ladder advancement with experience, staff engagement, and national certification.

  • Career advancement to leadership roles as team leader, preceptor, mentor, coordinator/management.

Mission Statement :

  • We, St Joseph's Health and Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities.

Vision:

  • To be world-renowned for passionate patient care and outstanding clinical outcomes.

Core Values:

  • In the spirit of good Stewardship, we heal by practicing Justice in fostering right relationships to promote common good, Reverence in honoring the dignity of every person, Excellence in expecting the best of ourselves and others; Integrity in being faithful to who we say we are.

Education, Training, Experience, Certification and Licensure:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and current licensure, or eligibility for licensure, in the State of New York.

  • Maintains current BLS/CPR certification.

  • Participates in orientation and continuing education and updates and maintains knowledge and skills related to specific areas of expertise.

Work Environment and Hazards:

  • Clinical setting. Exposure Class I

Physical Demands:

  • Medium work: must be able to lift 25 pounds frequently; occasionally lifting maximum of 50 pounds. Will require ability to stand, walk, sit, bend, twist, squat and reach.

Work Contact Group:

  • All services, medical staff, patients, visitors, and various regulatory and professional agencies.

Supervised By:

  • Team Leader, Clinical Coordinator, Unit Manager, and Clinical Services/Nursing Administration.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org at http://www.trinity-health.org/ . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.