CARDIO REHAB/WOUND RN - Health Management - PRN Days

Anderson Hospital   MARYVILLE, IL   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on March 29, 2024
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CARDIO REHAB/WOUND RN - Health Management - PRN Days

Job Details 
Job Location Maryville, IL
PRN (8 Hours)


Job Summary

Provides care and education on disease management to cardiac, pulmonary, and CHF patients in outpatient cardiopulmonary rehabilitation.  Provides care to inpatients and outpatients with complex wounds, ulcers, and ostomies.  May assist in providing education to patients with diabetes in the hospital setting. May also provide preventative care and skills to the surrounding community through wellness events and disease management programs.


Service and Quality Standards:

  1. Service

Is Customer focused

                Anticipates customer needs

                Adheres to customer service standards

Is Competent, caring and compassionate

                Treats coworkers and customers with dignity and respect

                Demonstrates competent, caring and compassionate behavior

                to customers and coworkers

  1. People

Is conversation conscious

                Assures confidentiality of patient and employee information

Is positive in interactions with others

Is courteous and respectful

                Promotes a harassment free environment

                Inspires the trust of others

Acts in accordance with hospital policies, meets the requirements of the Code of Conduct, and identifies any conflicts of interest.

  1. Quality

Is excellent in patient care and service

                Demonstrates multidisciplinary cooperation

                Assists in obtaining excellent satisfaction scores of feedback

Is safety conscious

                Demonstrates safety consciousness and supports safety initiatives

Is involved with improvement efforts

                Supports performance improvement

                Seeks ways to improve systems and services

                Shows commitment to improvement efforts

                Meets mandatory educational requirements

  1. Growth

Is a loyal ambassador

                Demonstrates commitment to hospital mission and vision

Is active and involved

                Supports hospital initiatives

                Champions innovation and supports change

Is a positive role model

                Fosters team cooperation

  1. Finance

Is a good steward of hospital resources

                Develops/uses efficient work methods

Is cost effective

                Conserves organizational resources


Job Responsibilities:

  1. Provides care to patients with cardiac and pulmonary disease in a rehabilitation and disease management program following AACVPR, ASCM and other regulatory body guidelines.
  2. Engages in case management of cardiac and pulmonary patients to assure effective outcomes and addresses the need for continued services.
  3. Provides treatment to patients with wounds and ostomies in outpatient and inpatient settings. 
  4. Coordinates discharge plan that is patient/caregiver/family centered and includes understanding of patient’s home physical environment, as well as physical and emotional needs.  Informs patient/family of community and hospital resources and product supply companies for wound and ostomy patients as needed.
  5. Assists with the Ostomy Support Group and other disease management or wellness programs for the community as needed. 
  6. Provides assistance for inpatient diabetes education and care management. 
  7. Demonstrates flexibility to meet department, organization and patient/family needs.  
  8. Supports patient’s rights and responsibilities, including respect of cultural, ethical and religious diversity.
  9. Provides age-appropriate and population specific patient care in a safe, skillful, accurate and efficient manner to adult and geriatric populations.
  10. Assesses patient and family learning needs and provides ongoing education and evaluation.  Documents readiness to learn, teaching, barriers and outcomes.
  11. Completes documentation accurately and in a timely manner, according to hospital policies and procedures.
  12. Effectively utilizes the nursing process to ensure optimal nursing care and patient outcomes.
  13. Engages in activities to expand and/or enhance the professional nursing role, which includes integration of research and evidence based practice.
  14. Provides leadership and autonomy in the professional practice setting and the profession. 



Education Requirements and Other Requirements:


Education Level: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; BSN preferred. 


Certification/Licensure: Current license with the State of Illinois required. BLS certification required.  ACLS certification preferred or within 6 months of hire.


Experience Requirements: Minimum of 2 years Medical/Surgical Nursing required. Experience with cardiac nursing, critical care, diabetes education, and/or wound and ostomy patients preferred. 


Working Conditions: Exposure Category I

Task involves exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues.  All procedures or other job-related tasks that involve an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids, or tissues, or a potential for spills or splashes of them, are Category I tasks.  Use of appropriate measures should be required for every employee engaged in Category I task.