Licensed Vocational Nurse – Cardiology

Staffing Management Group

Job Title: Licensed Vocational Nurse – Cardiology

Overview: We are seeking a dedicated and knowledgeable Licensed Vocational Nurse to join our Cardiology team. The LVN will play a crucial role in providing exceptional patient care, assisting with cardiology procedures, and supporting the management of cardiac patients under the direction of the healthcare team.

Responsibilities:

  1. Patient Assessment and Monitoring:

    • Conduct thorough patient assessments, including cardiac health history, vital signs, and EKG monitoring.
    • Monitor and interpret cardiac telemetry, recognizing and promptly addressing changes in patient condition.
  2. Assistance with Cardiology Procedures:

    • Assist cardiologists and other healthcare providers during diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, such as stress tests, echocardiograms, and cardiac catheterizations.
    • Prepare patients for procedures, explaining the process and ensuring their comfort.
  3. Medication Administration and Patient Education:

    • Administer medications as prescribed, including cardiac medications, and educate patients about their purpose, dosage, and potential side effects.
    • Provide comprehensive education to patients and families regarding cardiac conditions, treatment plans, and lifestyle modifications.
  4. Collaboration and Documentation:

    • Collaborate with the cardiology team to ensure coordinated and effective patient care.
    • Maintain accurate and detailed medical records, documenting patient assessments, interventions, and outcomes.
  5. Supportive Care and Follow-up:

    • Offer emotional support to patients and families coping with cardiac issues, guiding them through their treatment journey.
    • Conduct follow-up assessments and communicate patient progress to the healthcare team.

Qualifications:

  • Active LVN license in Texas.
  • Previous experience in a cardiology setting or relevant clinical experience preferred.
  • Proficiency in cardiac assessments, telemetry monitoring, and EKG interpretation.
  • Strong communication and patient education skills.
  • Ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary healthcare team.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with electronic health records (EHR) systems.
  • Additional certifications or coursework related to cardiology nursing.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development and learning in the field of cardiology.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for career growth and professional development.
  • Supportive work environment focused on teamwork and patient-centered care.

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