Cardiac Rehab Nurse - Full time - Health Care Center

Job Requisition #: JR56350

End Date: 6/18/2021

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Nursing

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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The Cardiac Rehabilitation Department at the Health Care Center is currently recruiting for a full-time Cardiac Rehab Nurse to join their team.  Our Cardiac Rehabilitation program includes monitored exercise, which allows you to achieve a heart-healthy level of physical activity under the guidance and supervision of trained cardiac-rehabilitation specialists.  As the Cardiac Rehab Nurse, you will deliver safe, effective patient care as defined by departmental and professional standards.  You will also provide comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation and supervised exercise therapy services including ongoing cardiovascular assessment, physical conditioning and exercise training, patient and family health teaching and psychological support in order to assist the known cardiovascular patient in achieving and maintaining optimal health.  In this role the Nurse will also assist with the recovery and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease of hospitalized and outpatient participants.

  • Coordinates patient's enrollment in program.

  • Performs medical record review, admission interview, cardiovascular assessment and program orientation.

  • Prepares individualized treatment plans and makes adjustments when necessary.

  • Oversees/conducts monitored exercise sessions based on identified health needs.

  • Demonstrates/instructs activities and self-monitoring techniques to patients.          

  • Assesses patient's clinical response to exercise therapy and makes appropriate adjustments in treatment plan when indicated.

  • Frequent contact with physicians, nursing units, social workers and physician office staff to manage patient care.

  • Identifies cardiovascular risk factors, and lifestyle modification needs.

  • Provides education and counseling to patients and families.

Requirements:  BSN required, or must commit to obtaining within 3 years of date of hire.  Masters degree preferred.  At least two years nursing experience in Cardiac Rehabilitation, Critical Care or Cardiovascular required.  ACLS required

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At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

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We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.

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ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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