RN- York Hospital-Non Invasive Stress Testing

York, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 57933

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Position Summary:

 

Day Shift

Full Time

 

 

Under the general supervision of the Medical Director, the Manager-Noninvasive Cardiology and the department supervisor conducts routine telemetry monitored diagnostic cardiac stress testing procedures at an advanced skill and knowledge level. The RN in this role will collaborate with the Cardiology health care team to determine the best testing options for patients undergoing cardiac stress testing. Provides pre-test assessment, monitors patients during testing and has advanced knowledge of ECG interpretation and implementation of protocol driven interventions.

 

The following are essential job accountabilities:

 

1 Responsible for the oversight of ECG monitored cardiac stress tests based on approved testing protocols. Monitors patient hemodynamic status during stress testing.

2 Safely & independently directs administration of medications during procedures according to standardized protocols and physician orders.

3 Reviews patient history and risk stratification for stress testing to determine the appropriate level of supervision. Consults with a cardiologist as risk stratification indicates.

4 Educates and responds to patient questions & concerns regarding stress test.

5 Independently recognizes changes in patient condition related to cardiac stress testing & directs interventions based on assessment of patient. Initiates emergency action in response to acute risk situations.

6 Follows radiation safety polices as outlined by York Hospitals Radiation Safety Committee.

7 Maintains documentation in patient record as appropriate for the test and treatment rendered.

8 Assists other RN’s in the department with patient care and & daily tasks when needed.

9 Notifies and collaborates with physician when further patient evaluation/intervention is needed.

10 Seeks learning opportunities and resources beyond own work environment and incorporates into practice the new knowledge and skills acquired. Maintain ANCC cardiovascular certification. Encouraged to share pertinent information and job knowledge, related to readings, educational programs and participation in professional organization activities.

11 Actively promotes an environment conducive to professional practice, interdisciplinary collaboration, and patient and staff safety. Supports Shared Decision Making by unit and/or hospital-wide committee membership or by supporting and helping fellow co-workers attend committee meetings and/or work on SDM projects.

12 Provides leadership for problem solving and goal formation.

13 Promotes cooperation and communication among all team members. Seeks opportunities to assist co-workers without compromising individual responsibilities. Gives feedback to team members about unique strengths and contributions. Consistently interacts with others in a manner that is perceived to be positive, supportive, and respectful.

Required Skills

RN license in Pennsylvania

BSN preferred

BLS/ACLS

CCRN or RN-BC Certification Required

 

 

 


Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees, and 170 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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