Registered Nurse

Cardiac Imaging, Inc. - Pine Bluff, AR (30+ days ago)

Full-timeEstimated: $51,000 - $68,000 a year

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Cardiac Imaging, Inc. (www.cardiacscan.org) is a leading provider of mobile PET cardiology imaging services committed to provide cutting edge diagnostic imaging tools to our partnered physicians.

We are currently seeking a REGISTERED NURSE (PRN) to assist our Nuclear Medical Technologist on our Mobile Cardiac Imaging Program. The right candidate will have extensive experience with stress testing procedures, be enthusiastic and patient friendly.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Preparation of patient for stress testing procedure including patient interviews, obtaining medical history, obtaining patient consent and required signatures, and conducting patient teaching related to nuclear imaging procedure, including risks and complications.
Assess patients’ blood pressure, pulse, respirations, lung sounds, and establish Peripheral Intravenous (IV) access.
Set up and monitor patient through 12 lead EKG stress testing including application of 12 lead EKG monitor pads and application leads.
Identify EKG rhythm and interpretation
Preparation of pharmacological stress agents, dose calculation and administration.
Under the direct supervision of the site physician, application of ACLS algorithms if patients experience heart problems or cardiac arrest during procedure including administration of resuscitation pharmacological agents, oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal airway placement and suctioning.
Completion of daily paperwork at customer site to include obtaining physician signature(s), photocopying, and faxing
Must comply with established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety and environmental standards.

Requirements

Associate’s Degree in Nursing (ADN)
ACLS Certified
Active Arkansas License
Computer literate in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, and Practice Management Systems.
Ability to work well with others in a professional manner in a team oriented environment.