Munson Healthcare Registered Nurse-Traverse Heart and Vascular in Traverse City, Michigan

SUMMARY

Assists in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Licensure as a Registered Nurse with the State of Michigan

A least one year previous medical office or hospital experience required. Cardiology experience highly preferred.

Stress technician experience highly preferred.

BCLS certification required.

SPECIFIC DUTIES

Supports the Mission, Vision and Values of Munson Healthcare

Embraces and supports the Performance Improvement philosophy of Munson Healthcare.

Promotes personal and patient safety.

Has basic understanding of Relationship-Based Care (RBC) principles, meets expectations outlined in Commitment To My Co-workers, and supports RBC unit action plans.

Uses effective customer service/interpersonal skills at all times.

Interviews patients, measures vital signs, such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height, and records information on patients' charts.

Performs telephone triage as appropriate to their knowledge base.

Assists the physicians in the triage of prescription refills under approved protocol.

Performs venipuncture and IV insertion upon demonstration of clinical competency.

Operates electrocardiograph (EKG) event recorders, obtains electrocardiograms and operates other equipment to administer routine diagnostic test or calls medical facility or department to schedule patients for tests.

Performs patient related tasks such as patient assessment, chart documentation, and patient follow up as directed by the physician.

Provides patient education as directed by the physician.