The Cardiac Rehabilitation program is nationally certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). We have approximately 7,000 patient visits per year. It is a multi-disciplinary program with physicians, nurses, exercise physiologists, dieticians, and psychologist that collaborate to establish the best plan of care for the patient. Patient teaching is integrated into the exercise sessions to ensure all patients are getting the education components necessary for their success.
Assistant Nurse Manager is a registered nurses who is responsible for the operation of the nursing unit over a specific time period. The Assistant Nurse Manager must have a strong foundation of clinical knowledge and skills on which to base judgments and make decisions, organizing abilities to direct nursing tasks and operations, and interpersonal skills to facilitate communication and the work of others. The Assistant Nurse Manager accepts the responsibility for, and is accountable for, his/her own nursing practice. The Assistant Nurse Manager also seeks out and pursues opportunities for learning and assumes responsibility for their own self-development. Registered nurses must be knowledgeable and skillful in performing the Assistant Nurse Manager role. A registered nurse who assumes the role of Assistant Nurse Manager also assumes the responsibility inherent to the role. Three fundamental responsibilities for Assistant Nurse Manager include planning, coordinating, and evaluating unit nursing activities.
In addition, the Assistant Nurse Manager identifies and implements nursing interventions and evaluates results for a wide variety of patient populations, directs and acts as resource to other members of the nursing team as assigned and promotes compliance and support for policies. The primary responsibilities for this position consist of providing total, comprehensive, continuous and patient centered care which includes: assessing, documenting, planning, implementing, teaching, developing, and evaluating a comprehensive nursing plan of care; delivering direct patient care; ensuring patient satisfaction; training and delegating duties; and adhering to University policies and procedures as well as federal, state and local regulations.
Minimum 2 years of experience in cardiology.
Experience caring for patients receiving medical management of cardiac diseases and post cardiac interventions including hypertension, dyslipidemia, coronary artery disease, myocardial infarction, cardiac cath recovery, sheath pulls, heart valve disease, mitral clip, TAVR, Watchman, heart failure, arrhythmias, cardioversion, and pacemaker/ICD implantation.
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
Possession of a current California RN license.
Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
Knowledge of current trends in nursing.
Commitment to excellence in patient care.
Effective interpersonal skills.
Demonstrates accountability and professionalism.
Adapts to change in a positive, professional and productive manner.
Knowledge of legal implications in clinical practice and documentation.
Knowledge of performance improvement and evidence-based practice.
Basic computer skills.
Cardiac Vascular Nursing Certification (RN-BC), Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Professional (CCRP), or Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)
Must demonstrate ability in assessment, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care, taking into consideration protective interventions, development (behavioral and physical) and physiological characteristics specific to the patients.
Has mandatory reporting responsibilities for domestic violence, child abuse and elder/dependent abuse.
Ability to safely lift 25 pounds and assist in moving patients, and to stand on feet over extended periods.
Works overtime, floats to other areas and works weekends and holidays.
References reflect an overall meets or exceeds.
This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
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