Coordinates procedural preparation and follow up for patients with complex cardiac arrhythmias and disorders.
Collaborates with other health care professionals, such as physicians, referring offices, scheduling, nursing, and diagnostic services to provide a coordinated plan of care for our patients. Reviews patient medical records from referring physicians and establishes diagnosis and treatment plan with the medical staff.
Orders and reviews cardiac monitors.
Interrogates pacemakers, ICD’s and other devices. Makes adjustments to settings of devices based on protocol and under supervision and direction of EP Fellows, APP’s, and Attending physicians.
Orders labs and initiates anticoagulation as necessary and monitoring antiarrhythmic medications.
Provide coordination of EP Clinics and follow-up of EP patients.
Provide ongoing support for consult EP fellows interrogating in-patient devices and programing as directed.
Provide ongoing Cardiology patient support per clinical and QI protocols.
Participate in ongoing research studies and in the development, implementation, evaluation and outcome monitoring of clinical care for Cardiology patients.
Coordinate and follow-up of Cardiology patient test and procedures.
Communicate plans of care with patients, family members, physicians and other consulting services.
Work closely with Cardiology physicians, Electrophysiology Fellows and Advanced Practice Providers and EKG faculty, in providing expert care to Cardiology patients in the Clinic setting.
Develops, evaluates, and reviews current nursing protocols and standards of care for cardiac patients utilizing current research and clinical practice guidelines.
Participates in the development and implementation of ongoing educational updates for the cardiac nursing program.
Works collaboratively with colleagues to develop, evaluate and revise patient education programs and materials. Develops tools to evaluate patient education outcomes from various educational interventions.
Provides coverage of off-site clinics
Current licensure to practice nursing in the State of Michigan.
Minimum of three (3) years cardiology experience in a critical care setting required
Experience with evaluation and programming of pacemakers and ICD’s
Previous experiences using clinical protocols to make decisions for adult patients
Experience in independent decision making for patients with various cardiac diseases.
Wide variety of computer skills including Word and Excel.
Demonstrated clinical experience in the following cardiology practices: 12 lead EKG interpretation, cardiac medications, emergency management of cardiac patients, current clinical practice guidelines in cardiology, and secondary prevention.
Required qualifications must be met by the candidate in order to be interviewed and considered for the position.
RESUME REQUIRED (for both internal & external applicants):
You must attach a complete and accurate resume to be fully considered for this position.
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communications skills are desired and the ability to work collaboratively and effectively with a care team with the goal of service excellence and patient family centered care.
Demonstrated accountability/dependability as evidenced, for example, by a stellar attendance record; by completion of mandatories and unit based competencies within an established time frame; by meeting deadlines and completing required work.
Telephone triage experience in ambulatory care
Positive, can-do attitude, great team player.
Knowledge of the University of Michigan Hospital Nursing policies and practice.
Always strives to be part of the solution rather than part of the problem by offering constructive, creative ideas.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Salary & Nursing Framework Level: This UMPNC RN posting is posted as Nursing Framework LEVEL C. Actual Nursing Framework LEVEL and salary will be determined at time of hire. Nursing Framework levels range from Level A to Level F.
Required qualifications must be met by the candidate in order to be interviewed and considered for the position. Posting may be filled after the initial 5-day posting period. Applicants who have left the UMPNC bargaining unit must include on their resume dates of past employment including months and years of service along with effort. Positions less than 20 hours/week may be combined.
If you have questions regarding this posting or would like assistance with nursing opportunities please contact Nurse Recruitment at (734) 936-5183.
Hours: 40 hours
Shift/ Hours: Day/ Evening shift, Monday- Friday, 10 hour shifts, with on call rotation responsibilities on nights and weekends. Off-site clinic travel may be required.
Department/Location: Disease Management ACU
Nursing at Michigan offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits!
Salary range for Registered Nurses- $63,918.40- $101,108.80
Evening Shift Differential- $2.35 per hour
Night Shift Differential- $3.20 per hour
Weekend Differential- $1.75 per hour
The benefit package includes:
Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage
2:1 Match on retirement savings and immediate vesting
Generous Paid Time Off Allowances
Robust Tuition and Certification support programs
Large offering of no cost CEs and professional development for advancement
This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Michigan Nurses Association and the U-M Professional Nurse Council union, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.
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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 171084
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