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Registered Nurse

Company: Total Vascular Care
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

TOTAL VASCULAR CARE215 N SAN SABA, STE 201 SAN ANTONIO, TX 78207Total Vascular Care is an Ambulatory Surgical Center currently looking to hire a full-time Registered Nurse. Our hours are MON.-FRI. with no call or weekends. Our ideal applicant is energetic with strong critical thinking skills and ability to work efficiently in a fast paced environment. PATIENTS

Obtains necessary medical history, discusses procedure and answers questions, and performs nursing assessment on the day of the procedure.Provides education to patients and patient's family regarding post procedure care of vascular access.Monitors patient condition before, during and after the procedure, especially patients having contrast media injections for possible reactions.Acts as a resource for the patient to address patient concerns and questions.Identifies and communicates patient related issues to facility management, as needed.Completes documentation of patient information from admission to discharge in an accurate manner.Confirm written orders, and consents are documented in accordance with facility policies. Maintains competency with all emergency operational procedures, and initiates CPR and emergency measures, as needed.Play an important role in the discharge planning process.Assists with patient workflow by transporting patients as needed.You will communicate changes in patient's clinical condition with physicians, charge nurse, and co-workers as appropriate.MAINTENANCE / TECHNICAL:
Operates appropriate facility equipment and technology, including but not limited to, patient monitors, defibrillators, medical recording devices and computers in a safe and efficient manner.ADMINISTRATIVE:
May assist in the development and revision of any applicable policies and procedures related to the facility to ensure continuous process improvement.Assists with maintaining medication supply, including inventory control, checking for expired medications, and ensuring appropriate recording of controlled substances as required by law.Completes usage logs for all medications with appropriate documentation, as well as, records of drug disposal. Interacts with the pharmacist to assure medication accuracy, including appropriate recording of controlled substances as required by law.Examines emergency equipment and supplies, including stocking of the crash cart on a regular basis.Completes medical records in an accurate manner in compliance with TVC policies and procedures prior to discharge of the patient.Perform chart audits on a regular basis.May participate in facility regulatory and accreditation surveys and action plans to address any deficiencies.Completes state required records for all implanted devices in an accurate and timely manner and in accordance with TVC.Participates in staff meetings, training and orientation as assigned.Complies with HIPPA policies and standards regarding patient information and medical records.Other duties as assigned.PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Day to day work includes desk and personal computer work and interaction with patients, facility staff and physicians. The position provides direct patient care that regularly involves heavy lifting and moving of patients, and assisting with ambulation. Equipment aids and/or coworkers may provide assistance. The position requires frequent prolonged periods of standing and the employee must be able to bend over. The employee may occasionally be required to move, with assistance, patients and equipment of up to 200 lbs. Mechanical devices are available for the heavier items.The work environment is characteristic of a health care facility with air temperature control and moderate noise levels. You may be exposed to infectious and contagious diseases/materials.EDUCATION:
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing (R.N.)Current appropriate state licensure and ACLS certification required.EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS:
Minimum of two years experience in an Ambulatory Surgical Center/Vascular Access Lab, or a combination of ASC, surgical, Interventional Radiology and ICU/CCU experience.Proficient in the use of computers and related software such as Microsoft Office is necessary.Experience with Medical database software.Bilingual in English and Spanish

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Keywords: Total Vascular Care, San Antonio , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , San Antonio, Texas

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