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Registered Nurse (RN) - Cardiac Rehab - PRN

HCA Healthcare
Georgetown, TX 78626
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St. Davids Georgetown Hospital is part of St. Davids HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2014. St. Davids Georgetown Hospital offers a range of services, including a 24-hour emergency department with a level IV trauma center; Certified Primary Stroke Center; Certified Chest Pain Center; inpatient and outpatient surgery; advanced pulmonary intervention; critical care capabilities; acute inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation; and maternity and newborn services with mother-baby couplet care close to home for Georgetown families. In conjunction with its parent campus, St. Davids Medical Center, Healthgrades awarded St. Davids Georgetown Hospital the 2016 Americas 100 Best Hospitals Award, 2016 Patient Safety Excellence Award and the 2016 Outstanding Patient Experience Awarda unique trio of awards that only three hospitals in the nation were able to achieveas well as the 2016 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence. Additionally, St. Davids Georgetown Hospital was named to the list of 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics for four years in conjunction with its parent campus, and the facility earned a national distinction for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group from 2012 to 2016.

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.


Under the supervision of the Rehabilitation Services Director and according to hospital policies and procedures, the Cardiac Rehab Registered Nurse assess, plans, implements, and evaluates cardiac nursing care for the assigned patients.


  1. Assists in the delivery of Cardiac Rehab Services. Plans, coordinates and provides on-sitesupervision for the delivery of out-patient Cardiac Rehab
    • Assures that all out-patients are appropriately prepped for telemetry prior to the start oftheir exercise session.
    • Assures that each patient is assigned to an exercise physiologist for monitoring duringeach session.
    • Monitors telemetry during out-patient exercise sessions.
    • Assures that exercise area is set-up and orderly, both before and after sessions.
    • Coordinates and discusses patient progress with attending physician, and primaryphysician as necessary.
    • Meets regularly with each patient, formally and informally as needed, to assess progressin program and provide appropriate cardiac education.
    • Refers appropriate patients for consultations with Dietary, Social Services, Pastoral,Pharmacy, and Psychologist as needed.
    • Communicates problems or concerns of the patient to the referring physician by phonethat occur during an exercise session.
  2. Responds to referrals and begins the process for each patient entry as necessary.
    • Contacts the referred out-patients by telephone and provides a brief overview of theprogram.
    • Collects insurance information, completes the insurance verification form, and gives itto the admissions registrar.
    • Schedules an initial evaluation and mails out the intake questionnaire.
    • Begins the chart process, request of medical records, chart label, and all entrydocumentation.
  3. Documents patient treatment regularly and accurately according to departmental policy.
    • Documents legible and concise entries in the medical record.
    • Documents complete medical history on each patient on initial session.
    • Documents exercise progress notes on each patient participating in class and submitsaccurate charges daily for cardiac services.
    • Assures that patients exercise record is current and accurately reflects patientsprogress.
    • Sends written correspondence and discharge summary with program outcomes tophysician as appropriate.
  4. Initiates advanced cardiac life support measures according to St. Davids protocols in the eventof a cardiac emergency.
  5. Provides appropriate education to all phase II patients during exercise sessions.
    • Teaches patients and families understanding, treatment, and management orcardiovascular disorders.
    • Documents patients education, the patients understanding and/or a follow-up plan.
    • Facilitates family participation in the teaching plan.
  6. Familiar with current standards of practice and clinical protocols.
    • Adheres to exercise protocols and responds to adverse reactions appropriately.
    • Makes recommendations to the cardiac rehab coordinator the need for program changes,updates or revisions to promote continuous quality care.
  7. Coordinates Fit Heart referral and intake process.
  8. Collects payment for Fit Heart and Phase III dues.
  9. Collects and reports cardiac rehab statistics monthly



Required:Graduation from an NLN school of professional nursing.

Preferred: Completion of or actively pursuing a BSN degree. Experience as a Staff Nurse in an acute care or ICU setting.


Required:Current Texas RN license. Current certification for BCLS Healthcare Provider.

Preferred:Current certification for ACLS Healthcare Provider.


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Posted: 2019-12-03 Expires: 2020-02-16

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