Ardent Health Services
Advancing Healthcare Together – The Future of Healthcare is in East TexasWhy UT Health – East Texas?Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other.Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone’s life and change the course of healthcare.Our Place. Athens,Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here.Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people.Our UT Health Athens hospital is seeking an experienced Cardiac Rehab RN. We are looking for your experience, knowledge and patient care skills in our Cardiopulmonary Rehab where you will be responsible for:What You Will Be Doing:Providing inpatient and outpatient care to patients with cardiovascular and/or pulmonary disease. Patient education, wellness and program development and implementation are primary functions of the CES.Assess and evaluate phase I, II and III cardiac and pulmonary patient’s functional status and implement appropriate exercise prescription based on findingsProvide patient education for inpatients and outpatients and documents patient progression and response to exercise. Gathers data to be utilized with outcome studies.Participates in development and implementation of new programs, services and/or testing.Routinely performs specialized testing and procedures such as Pulmonary Function Testing, Basal Metabolism Test and Non-invasive stress testingCommunicates with patients, families and all healthcare professionals required to provide comprehensive interdisciplinary careMaintains skills and knowledge through training and continuing education to provide expected standards of careEducation:Associates degree in Nursing (A.D.N.) or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) from an accredited school.Experience:Customer friendlyMust be in good health and able to physically complete a fitness assessment.Strong verbal and written communication skillsActive listening, hearing and visual skillsMust use written and/or verbal sources of informationGood problem solving skillsBasic personal computer skills and comfort with Microsoft Windows operating system; database and word processing skills requiredStrong time management skillsAbility to think strategically and act tacticallyAbility to handle multiple tasks at the same timeAbility to embrace the client relationship to guide decisions and actionsDemonstrates good team workCertification and Licensure:CPR and AED certification.Professional fitness certification from an approved organization within first 6 months of employment. Compliance RequirementsComply with regulatory requirements, guidelines, and policiesBEHAVIORAL STANDARDS:ServicePatient Centered Customer Service: Genuinely care about people.Cultivate a compassionate environment: Changing lives for the better together.QualityClinical and Operational Excellence: A relentless drive to be the best.Holistic Approach: Think and act for the benefit of the whole.PeoplePromote a collaborative environment: Build effective working relationships with others.Identify and Develop Talent: Prepare others to deliver excellence.FinancialBusiness Acumen: Know, own and drive our business.Continually Simplify and Improve: Work to make everything as efficient as possible.GrowthFoster Innovation: Seek and apply leading edge solutions.Set Clear Direction: Tell others where you are going, how to get there and why.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Must be in good health and able to physically complete a fitness assessment.Ability to lift/carry 50lbs.Frequent and prolonged bending stooping, crouching, walking, pushing, pulling and standing.Now that you have read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients.UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
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