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Medical Office RN - Cardiology - 22036

Full Time

Carmel Hamlet, NY 10512, USA

Posted 30+ days ago

Office RN Opportunity with The Heart Center at Vassar in Poughkeepsie, NY

$5,000 Sign on Bonus for full-time external candidates, pro-rated for part-time

Seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) to work in the Coumadin Clinic 

The Heart Center has over forty cardiologists and thirteen locations throughout the Mid-Hudson Valley and northwestern Connecticut. We have exceptional imaging labs, including echo, vascular, nuclear, and CT. We also have an active research center evaluating therapies for heart failure, coronary disease, rhythm disorders, and circulatory disorders.


Under the direction of the Manager, assists the cardiologist in the delivery of patient care in the office setting. Demonstrates a professional, customer focused manner, displays and promotes respect, care and dignity for all internal and external customers. Also facilitates a team oriented attitude, striving continuously for service excellence. Responsible for nursing care in line with clinical practice standards of the Coumadin Clinic. Perform various clerical functions related to patient care. Population served based on scope of services in the department.

Essential Responsibilities:

Assessment skills to identify the signs and symptoms of bleeding and knowledge of when to triage to the cardiologist or medical physician.
Understanding of hemostasis, coagulation, antithrombotic therapy, thrombogenesis, and hypercoagulable states.
Understanding of pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamics properties of coumadin/warfarin and other anticoagulants used in the outpatient setting.
Ability to describe the impact of medications, diseases, and dietary and lifestyle changes that can alter anticoagulation therapy.
Understanding of the effects of socioeconomic, behavioral, psychological, and environmental factor on patient compliance.
Ability to describe the relationship between the PT/INR and to be able to discuss limitations and variability.
Ability to interpret INR and adjust warfarin dose according to guidelines.
Understanding of age-specific health issues and how this may impact therapy.
Maintain and Model REACH Values (Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Compassion, Honor).
Demonstrates regular, reliable and predictable attendance.
Performs other duties as required.
Education and Experience Requirements:

Minimum two (2) years’ experience critical care environment (ER/ICU/CCU), or minimum 3 years cardiology nursing
Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements:
Demonstrates ability to effectively function as a team member.
License, Registration, or Certification Requirements:
NYS RN License
BLS Certification PREFER: ACLS Certification, IV Certified
Location: Poughkeepsie-1 Columbia Street-Suite 200

Work Type: Full-Time

Standard Hours: 40.00

FTE: 1.000000

Work Schedule: Day 8

Work Shift: 8am-4pm

Org Unit: 1526

Department: POK Coumadin

Salary Range:

32.64 - 65.01 depending on experience

Heart Center Coumadin Clinic, Poughkeepsie, NY Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations.

EOE, including disability/vets.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.

Company Description:

Health Quest and Western Connecticut Health Network have combined to form a new nonprofit health system. The name for the new health system will be Nuvance Health. The new health system was created to provide communities across New York’s Hudson Valley and western Connecticut with more convenient, accessible and affordable care.