Penn Highlands Brookville

  • PHB Registered Nurse, Cardiopulmonary

    Job Location US-PA-Brookville
    Posted Date 3 months ago(10/26/2018 11:26 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-11739
    # Positions
    1
    Hours/Pay
    32
    Department
    Cardiopulmonary
    Shift
    Varied shifts
  • Overview

    We at Penn Highlands Brookville (PHB), in affiliation with Penn Highlands Healthcare, are very proud of our record in both cost effectiveness and innovation. As our 34 plus bed hospital evolves to meet today's ever- changing health care needs, the main focus remains on the patient and PHB's role in the community. The hospital has experienced enormous changes since its founding in 1919. Today, technological changes in health care are occurring at an even faster rate. While the hospital has kept pace with these rapid changes, its strength lies in the personalized healthcare given by the PHB family, which includes the physicians, employees, and board of directors.

     

    To fulfill this mission and vision, we focus on bringing together talented healthcare professionals who believe that the best way to treat patients is to offer individualized medical care in an environment that is friendly, personalized, and close to home. In order to serve our patients in this manner, we are actively recruiting individuals who want to work in this type of environment. 

     

    The RN provides cardiopulmonary testing and cardiac and pulmonary rehab services in accordance with departmental policies.

    Responsibilities

    *Complies with PENN HIGHLANDS BROOKVILLE  policies and procedures, accreditation agency requirements, and federal, state or local law and regulations

     

    Cardiac rehabilitation to include:  patient orientation, assessment, development of the plan of care, supervise and monitor exercise sessions, monitor for inappropriate response to exercise, communication with physicians, documentation of daily vitals and patient response and progress.

    Checks emergency supplies and crash carts within the department.

     

     

     

     

     

    Set up and supervise mock code 99 for stress testing area and cardiac rehab area once per year,

     

     

     

     

    Assist with and perform the following tests: Tilt table test, Stress tests, Trans esophageal echo, Holter monitor and analysis, ph manometry  studies,  EKG, Bronchoscopy,

     

     

     

     

    General duties as directed.

    Qualifications

    • Graduate from an approved nursing program required
    • Experience analyzing ECG rhythms in a cardiovascular clinical area {i.e. coronary care Emergency care} preferred
    • Current Pennsylvania licensure as a Registered Nurse in PA or Temporary Practice Permit required
    • Current CPR and ACLS certifications required

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