Registered Nurse - Cardiac Specialty Unit

Post Date

May 18, 2023



ZIP/Postal Code

Nov 24, 2023 Insight Global

Job Type



Registered Nurse (RN)

Req #


Pay Rate

$36 - $46 (hourly estimate)

Job Description

The Registered Nurse (RN) working in the Cardiac Specialty Unit will be responsible for maintaining standards of practice, coordinating patient care activities of all assigned staff in the provision of quality nursing care.

Key Responsibilities include:

1. Performs patient assessments to include collection of data regarding the patient's physical, psychosocial and health history.

2. Appropriately evaluates the developmental age of the patient when performing assessments, treatments and patient/family education.

3. Organizes patient data into the formulation of a plan of care; identifies additional information needed and makes care decisions based on identified needs. Identifies expected patient outcomes.

4. Carries out plan of care to achieve desired patient outcomes.

5. Provides patient care that is specific to the setting, identified needs and plan ensures that the care provided is appropriate to the severity of the disease, condition, impairment or disability.

6. Oversees activities of ancillary and support team members.

7. Identifies teaching opportunities and provides the resources necessary for achieving the educational goals of the patients.

8. Communications issues/concerns to the Charge Nurse, Clinical Manager and/or physician as appropriate.

9. Documents patient care and concerns in the patient record.

Required Skills & Experience

- Graduate from Nursing Program (Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing)

- Current License in the State of Georgia as a Registered Nurse or NLC/eNLC Multistate License.

- BLS certification required

- ACLS certification (preferred)

- One (1) year of nursing experience in a hospital setting required.

Experience with:

- Basic cardiac rhythm monitoring, interpretation, and treatment

- Advanced life support

- Administration of continuous cardiac medications and infusions, and monitoring of side effects

- Monitoring of patients before, during, and after invasive cardiac procedures

- Recognition of signs and symptoms of cardiac, pulmonary, and respiratory emergencies