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Clinical Nurse I: D2E: Coronary Care Unit

Company: Albany Medical Center
Location: Ballston Lake
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Department/Unit:Coronary Care Unit - D2EWork Shift:Night (United States of America)The CCU is a---17-bed---cardiac critical care unit with each room having invasive monitoring capabilities. The patient population consists of adult patients (age 18 and older) experiencing actual or potential---life-threatening---cardiac dysfunction. One of the services provided by credentialed RPN's in this unit is continuous EKG monitoring for potentially life-threatening dysrhythmias and the implementation of emergency measures in the absence of a physician according to the American Heart Association's Advanced Cardiac Life Support (AHA-ACLS) Guidelines.--- Other services provided include monitoring and care of patients with Impella ventricular assist devices, Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps, Pulmonary Artery Catheters, TVPs, and Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy. CCU ICU nurses require or will develop the following skill sets: Implement physician orders, administer medications, starts IVs, performs treatments, procedures and special tests, and document treatment as required by company policy and local/state/federal rules and regulations.CCU nurses will also order, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patients' conditions, assess and evaluate patient needs for, and responses to, care rendered. They will apply sound nursing judgment in patient care management decisions, collaborate with the nursing team to create a Plan of Care for all patients, and direct and guide ancillary personnel and maintain standards of professional nursing.Hourly Range: $33.00 - $33.99

  • Implements physician orders, administers medications, starts IVs, performs treatments, procedures and special tests, and document treatment as required by company policy and local/state/federal rules and regulations.
  • Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patients' conditions.
  • Assesses and evaluates patient needs for, and responses to, care rendered.
  • Applies sound nursing judgment in patient care management decisions.
  • Provides primary and emergency care for occupational and non-occupational injuries and illnesses.
  • Administers over-the-counter and prescription medications as ordered.
  • Collaborates with the nursing team to create a Plan of Care for all patients.
  • Directs and guides ancillary personnel and maintain standards of professional nursing.Thank you for your interest in Albany Medical Center!---Albany Medical is an equal opportunity employer.This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Medical Center, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:Access to information is based on a "need to know" and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Med Center policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.

Keywords: Albany Medical Center, Schenectady , Clinical Nurse I: D2E: Coronary Care Unit, Healthcare , Ballston Lake, New York

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