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RN - CDU - Hazard
Ref No.: 20-03150
Category: Travel Nursing and Allied
Location: Hazard, Kentucky
1. General job duties. Types of procedures required.
This unit is dedicated to the care of cardiac observation patients. Fast paced, high turnover of patients- admissions, discharges, and transfers may occur at all hours of the day. Nurses will be responsible for the care of chest pain patients, and reviewing/communicating stat lab and diagnostic procedure results to the physicians. They will also be coordinating stress tests during observation stays. Goal of this unit is to quickly determine the need for full inpatient admission vs. discharge with outpatient follow-up. There will be no vasoactive infusions utilized on this unit.

2. Equipment utilized in the unit/dept. (Is there computerized charting, medication systems, etc.)
Paper documentation thru 1/31/19. Meditech doc on 2/1/19. Pyxis medication delivery, Braun IV pump.

3. Required skills and minimum years of experience.
Minimum 2 yrs experience in med/surg/tele, basic arrhythmia interpretation

4. Specific licensures and certifications/registrations required. (ARRT, CRT, BLS, ACLS, etc)
BLS, ACLS, NIHSS, active KY license (or compact state)