Dignity Health

Cardiac Rehab Nurse

Job ID
2017-36928
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Physical Rehabilitation Care
Hours / Pay Period
1
Facility
Sequoia Hospital
Shift
12 Hour Day
Location
REDWOOD CITY
CA
Standard Hours
Mon-Wed-Fri

Overview

About Sequoia Hospital – Hello Humankindness

Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital is an accredited, not-for-profit community hospital providing innovative and exceptional health care for generations of Bay Area residents. Sequoia’s Heart and Vascular Institute is a nationally known pioneer in advanced cardiac care, affiliated with the Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute. Sequoia has received national recognition from Healthgrades for superior patient safety and was named as one of America’s top 100 hospitals for cardiac care. Our Total Joint Replacement program is a designated Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement. Our Birth Center is consistently ranked as a favorite among Peninsula families. We are also known for our comprehensive emergency care and leading-edge tomosynthesis 3-D mammogram technology. Our Pavilion combines the most advanced medical and surgical services with a unique healing environment, including private, spacious rooms and inviting garden areas.

 

Learn more about us, our awards, and some of our services:

 

dignityhealth.org/sequoia

 

Responsibilities

JOB SUMMARY: In accordance with the mission and philosophy of Dignity Health, the Cardiac Rehabilitation Nurse is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care for patients and their families.  To provide patient screening, admission, and successful progression through all aspects of the outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation program (Phase II & III), under the direction of the Department Coordinator and the Medical Director of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program.
 
EXPERIENCE:
Experience and/or specialty training in cardiovascular rehab and critical cardiac care. Preferably one year within the past two years.
 
 
EDUCATION:
Graduate of an accredited registered nursing program. Basic knowledge of exercise physiology, nutrition, risk factor modification strategies, counseling techniques and uses of education programs and techniques as applied to cardiovascular rehabilitation services
 
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/TRAINING: 
  • Current California Registered Nurse license (RN)
  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support for healthcare providers (BLS)   
  • Current American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification (ACLS) preferred.
  • Completion of annual competencies and unit specific training.

Qualifications

Experience and/or specialty training in cardiovascular rehab and critical cardiac care. Preferably one year within the past two years. Graduate of an accredited registered nursing program. Basic knowledge of exercise physiology, nutrition, risk factor modification strategies, counseling techniques and uses of education programs and techniques as applied to cardiovascular rehabilitation services. Current California Registered Nurse license (RN). Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support for healthcare providers (BLS). Current American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification (ACLS) preferred. Completion of annual competencies and unit specific training.

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