Performs anti-coagulation therapy management
Performs in office and telephone triage
Provides patient education
Authorizes prescription refills according to policy under supervision of a physician
Notifies patients of test results per Virginia Heart protocol
Rooming in office patients to include: clinical chart preparation, obtaining the chief complaint or reason for the visit, obtaining vital signs, performing an ECG, reviewing current medications and allergies, updating patient history and review of systems.
Performs stress testing under the direct supervision of a physician
Assists the echocardiographer with echocardiogram bubble studies, and contrast echocardiography
Assists as the main point of escalation for other clinical staff members such as MAs, LPNs and Cardiac Technicians.
Provides a safe environment for patients and staff
Works as a resuscitative team member in emergency situations, including administration of IV medications
Maintains the clinical flow of the office in a professional, courteous, and safe manner
Respects and maintains patient privacy and dignity. Adheres to HIPAA law at all times.
Job Requirements: Successful completion of a Registered Nurse program.
Current Virginia State Registered Nurse License in good standing or valid Compact State License.
Minimum one year of clinical experience, cardiology experience preferred.
Ability to interpret 12-lead ECGs preferred.
Knowledge of cardiac medications (classifications, side effects, etc.) preferred.
Current BLS required; ACLS preferred.
Computer literate and prior experience with an Electronic Medical Record (EMR), EPIC preferred.
Strong patient education and communication skills This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only job duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employee may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job related duties as requested, subject to all federal, state, and municipal laws. We are an equal opportunity employer