Department Description The Cardiac Rehabilitation program is nationally certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). We have approximately 7,000 patient visits per year. It is a multi-disciplinary program with physicians, nurses, exercise physiologists, dieticians, and psychologist that collaborate to establish the best plan of care for the patient. Patient teaching is integrated into the exercise sessions to ensure all patients are getting the education components necessary for their success. Job SummaryFinal Filing Date : 12/07/2019Salary Range : 37.98 to $85.11Salary Frequency : HourlyAppointment Type : CareerPercentage of Time : 100%Shift Hour : 08 Hours, daysLocation : Ellison Ambulatory Care CenterCity : SacramentoUnion Representation : NoBenefits Eligible : Yes We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs. THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY ResponsibilitiesAmbulatory Care Patient Supervisors are registered nurses who are responsible for the operation of the nursing unit over a specific time period. The Ambulatory Care Patient Supervisor must have a strong foundation of clinical knowledge and skills on which to base judgments and make decisions, organizing abilities to direct nursing tasks and operations, and interpersonal skills to facilitate communication and the work of others. The Ambulatory Care Patient Supervisor accepts the responsibility for, and is accountable for, his/her own nursing practice. The Ambulatory Care Patient Supervisor also seeks out and pursues opportunities for learning and assumes responsibility for their own self-development. Registered nurses must be knowledgeable and skillful in performing the Ambulatory Care Patient Supervisor role. A registered nurse who assumes the role of Ambulatory Care Patient Supervisor also assumes the responsibility inherent to the role. Three fundamental responsibilities for Ambulatory Care Patient Supervisor include planning, coordinating, and evaluating unit nursing activities. In addition, the Ambulatory Care Patient Supervisor identifies and implements nursing interventions and evaluates results for a wide variety of patient populations, directs and acts as resource to other members of the nursing team as assigned and promotes compliance and support for policies. The primary responsibilities for this position consist of providing total, comprehensive, continuous and patient centered care which includes: assessing, documenting, planning, implementing, teaching, developing, and evaluating a comprehensive nursing plan of care; delivering direct patient care; ensuring patient satisfaction; training and delegating duties; and adhering to University policies and procedures as well as federal, state and local regulations. Autonomous nursing care is the ability of a nurse to assess and provide nursing actions as appropriate for patient care populations based on competence, professional expertise, and knowledge. The nurse is expected to practice autonomously consistent with American Nurses' Association Standards of Practice and Professional Performance. Independent judgment is expected to be exercised within the context of interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to patient care. Registered Nurses in the Cardiac Rehabilitation department at UC Davis Medical Center provide care to adults with a variety of medical surgical needs. Patient conditions include: Recent Myocardial Infarction, Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery, Stable Angina Pectoris, Heart Valve Repair or Replacement, Coronary Angioplasty, Heart Transplant, Heart Failure, and Symptomatic Peripheral Artery Disease. Required QualificationsMinimum 2 years of experience in cardiology. Experience caring for patients receiving medical management of cardiac diseases and post cardiac interventions including hypertension, dyslipidemia, coronary artery disease, myocardial infarction, cardiac cath recovery, sheath pulls, heart valve disease, mitral clip, TAVR, Watchman, heart failure, arrhythmias, cardioversion, and pacemaker/ICD implantation. ACLS certification. Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Possession of a current California RN license. Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language. Knowledge of current trends in nursing. Commitment to excellence in patient care. Effective interpersonal skills. Demonstrates accountability and professionalism. Adapts to change in a positive, professional and productive manner. Knowledge of legal implications in clinical practice and documentation. Knowledge of performance improvement and evidence-based practice. Basic computer skills. CPR Certification. Preferred QualificationsOutpatient experience. Cardiac Vascular Nursing Certification (RN-BC), Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Professional (CCRP), or Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) MSN. Special RequirementsMust demonstrate ability in assessment, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care, taking into consideration protective interventions, development (behavioral and physical) and physiological characteristics specific to the patientsHas mandatory reporting responsibilities for domestic violence, child abuse and elder/dependent abuseAbility to safely lift 25 pounds and assist in moving patients, and to stand on feet over extended periodsWorks overtime, floats to other areas and works weekends and holidaysReferences reflect an overall meets or exceeds. This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment. EEOThe University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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