Inpatient Direct Care Nurses - Baystate Health

Req#: R28415
Category(s): Nursing, Inpatient Direct Care Nurses
Full Time / Part Time: Per Diem
Shift: First

We are looking for a Per Diem Registered Nurse (RN) to join our Cardiac Rehab team at Baystate Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield, MA!

Resume Required with Application

SCHEDULE:

  • Per Diem

Baystate Franklin Medical Center is an 89-bed community hospital in Greenfield, MA. Rooted in a rich tradition of service and accountability to the people of Franklin County, North Quabbin, and surrounding communities, BFMC services include emergency, surgery, cancer, heart and vascular, obstetrics, and more.

  • More than 200 physicians on active and courtesy staff
  • More than 24,000 Emergency Department visits annually.
  • More than 400 babies delivered each year in The Birthplace – a progressive, midwife-driven service.
  • Training site for the Family Medicine residency, and for residents in emergency medicine, surgery, and obstetrics programs based at Baystate Medical Center
  • Franklin Medical Center joined Baystate Health in 1986

Rooted in a rich tradition of 125 years of service and accountability, our highly skilled team is committed to advancing care with our state-of-the art facilities and technology. Baystate Franklin houses a $26 million surgical center and the talented surgical teams of the Baystate Health network. Our spacious pre-surgery, recovery, and family waiting areas offer privacy and comfort with natural light, healing gardens, and other amenities. Our multidisciplinary approach gives you access to specialists from across the Baystate Health system, offering comprehensive and collaborative medical treatments close to home.

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All correspondence can be directed to:

Cole Courtemanche, Healthcare Recruiter

cole.courtemanche@baystatehealth.org

Summary: 

The cardiac rehab nurse at BFMC is responsible for implementing all aspects of the cardiac rehab program, including daily operational flow of the program. The RN assesses plans, supervises and evaluates all direct and non-direct patient care in the program. The RN serves as the primary coordinator for all disciplines in the program and demonstrates a collaborative interaction as part of the multi-disciplinary team.

The Cardiac Rehab RN has a comprehensive understanding of cardiovascular patient assessment skills and is well versed in contemporary management of a variety of cardiovascular conditions and current treatment modalities. The individual is familiar with current management of blood pressure, lipids, diabetes, tobacco cessation, weight, and psychological issues; exercise training; and counseling for psychosocial, nutritional and physical activity issues (core competencies).

The RN has exercise testing and training experience and is competent in the recognition and management of life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias, EKG interpretation, myocardial ischemia/infarction, and exercise tolerance.

The RN must have excellent communication and organizational skills. It is crucial that the Cardiac Rehab RN has ability to work independently. The RN clearly communicates and educates patients and families regarding the cardiac event, disease management, behavioral strategies for lifestyle/risk modification and psychosocial support. Displays enthusiasm and confidence with an
ability to motivate self and others.

The administrative aspects of the program are coordinated by the Cardiac Rehab RN. These include comprehensive insurance knowledge, program eligibility criteria, organizing referrals and scheduling initial intakes. They are responsible for organizing program certification (AACVPR), policy development and annual program competencies. Responsible for program outcomes and performance measures.

Adheres to system and department compliance policies, and any and all applicable laws and regulations. Performs other duties as assigned.
 

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Education:

Bachelor of Nursing Degree, Diploma in Nursing: Nursing (Required)

Certifications:

Basic Life Support – American Heart Association, Registered Nurse – State of Massachusetts

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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