Lexington, KY, USA
The position will be rotating through the Adult Echo Lab in the Gill Heart Institute, Pavilion A 8th floor Echo Lab, and Good Samaritan Echo Lab. Primary responsibilities include assessing and monitoring patient during cardiac stress testing, administering and monitoring conscious sedation patients during Transesophageal Echo, and assisting with cardioversion. Other duties include the monitoring of telemetry patients while in the Echo Lab and administering medication during Echo procedures.
The primary responsibilities for this position consist of providing total, comprehensive, continuous and patient centered care which includes: assessing, documenting, planning, implementing, teaching, developing, and evaluating a comprehensive nursing plan of care; delivering direct patient care; ensuring patient satisfaction; training and delegating duties for Nursing Care Technicians (Nursing Assistant); and adhering to University policies and procedures as well as federal, state and local regulations. Furthermore, this environment supports collaborative efforts among the nursing staff and the team of physicians to increase communication and enhance expected patient outcomes. This includes utilization of the nursing process in conjunction with a comprehensive patient-centered plan of care, ensuring patient satisfaction.