• CARDIO REHAB/WOUND RN - Health Management - PRN Days

    Posted: 03/03/2024

    Job Details

    Maryville, IL
    PRN (8 Hours)


    Job Summary

    Provides care and education on disease management to cardiac, pulmonary, and CHF patients in outpatient cardiopulmonary rehabilitation.  Provides care to inpatients and outpatients with complex wounds, ulcers, and ostomies.  May assist in providing education to patients with diabetes in the hospital setting. May also provide preventative care and skills to the surrounding community through wellness events and disease management programs.


    Service and Quality Standards:

    1. Service

    Is Customer focused

                    Anticipates customer needs

                    Adheres to customer service standards

    Is Competent, caring and compassionate

                    Treats coworkers and customers with dignity and respect

                    Demonstrates competent, caring and compassionate behavior

                    to customers and coworkers

    1. People

    Is conversation conscious

                    Assures confidentiality of patient and employee information

    Is positive in interactions with others

    Is courteous and respectful

                    Promotes a harassment free environment

                    Inspires the trust of others

    Acts in accordance with hospital policies, meets the requirements of the Code of Conduct, and identifies any conflicts of interest.

    1. Quality

    Is excellent in patient care and service

                    Demonstrates multidisciplinary cooperation

                    Assists in obtaining excellent satisfaction scores of feedback

    Is safety conscious

                    Demonstrates safety consciousness and supports safety initiatives

    Is involved with improvement efforts

                    Supports performance improvement

                    Seeks ways to improve systems and services

                    Shows commitment to improvement efforts

                    Meets mandatory educational requirements

    1. Growth

    Is a loyal ambassador

                    Demonstrates commitment to hospital mission and vision

    Is active and involved

                    Supports hospital initiatives

                    Champions innovation and supports change

    Is a positive role model

                    Fosters team cooperation

    1. Finance

    Is a good steward of hospital resources

                    Develops/uses efficient work methods

    Is cost effective

                    Conserves organizational resources


    Job Responsibilities:

    1. Provides care to patients with cardiac and pulmonary disease in a rehabilitation and disease management program following AACVPR, ASCM and other regulatory body guidelines.
    2. Engages in case management of cardiac and pulmonary patients to assure effective outcomes and addresses the need for continued services.
    3. Provides treatment to patients with wounds and ostomies in outpatient and inpatient settings. 
    4. Coordinates discharge plan that is patient/caregiver/family centered and includes understanding of patient’s home physical environment, as well as physical and emotional needs.  Informs patient/family of community and hospital resources and product supply companies for wound and ostomy patients as needed.
    5. Assists with the Ostomy Support Group and other disease management or wellness programs for the community as needed. 
    6. Provides assistance for inpatient diabetes education and care management. 
    7. Demonstrates flexibility to meet department, organization and patient/family needs.  
    8. Supports patient’s rights and responsibilities, including respect of cultural, ethical and religious diversity.
    9. Provides age-appropriate and population specific patient care in a safe, skillful, accurate and efficient manner to adult and geriatric populations.
    10. Assesses patient and family learning needs and provides ongoing education and evaluation.  Documents readiness to learn, teaching, barriers and outcomes.
    11. Completes documentation accurately and in a timely manner, according to hospital policies and procedures.
    12. Effectively utilizes the nursing process to ensure optimal nursing care and patient outcomes.
    13. Engages in activities to expand and/or enhance the professional nursing role, which includes integration of research and evidence based practice.
    14. Provides leadership and autonomy in the professional practice setting and the profession. 



    Education Requirements and Other Requirements:


    Education Level: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; BSN preferred. 


    Certification/Licensure: Current license with the State of Illinois required. BLS certification required.  ACLS certification preferred or within 6 months of hire.


    Experience Requirements: Minimum of 2 years Medical/Surgical Nursing required. Experience with cardiac nursing, critical care, diabetes education, and/or wound and ostomy patients preferred. 


    Working Conditions: Exposure Category I

    Task involves exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues.  All procedures or other job-related tasks that involve an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids, or tissues, or a potential for spills or splashes of them, are Category I tasks.  Use of appropriate measures should be required for every employee engaged in Category I task.


    Physical Activity:

                                                                                                                    NA          0-25%    26-75%     76-100%

    Lift/Carry                                                                                                                                                  X

    Push/Pull                                                                                                                               X

    Reach Overhead                                                                                                 X

    Climb                                                                                                                     X

    Squat/Bend/Kneel                                                                                                               X

    Sit                                                                                                                                           X

    Stand                                                                                                                                     X

    Walk/Move About                                                                                                                X