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Cardiac Nurses assist patients suffering from heart conditions and perform duties such as helping doctors during medical procedures, informing patients on preventative measures for minimizing heart risk, updating medical history records, providing emotional support and guiding patients during postoperative recovery time. Our collection of sample resumes mentions skills such as communication, compassion, bedside manner, medical teamwork, and observation spirit. Those seeking to work as Cardiac Nurses should make display of at least an Associate's Degree and a state nursing license in their resumes.

1

Cardiac Nurse

Educated patients and their families in helping them make lifestyle changes that contribute to recovery.

  • Assessed and cared for patients with heart problems and conditions.
  • Responded with initial diagnosis to person undergoing sudden life-threatening emergency.
  • Monitored patients for any negative signs of a change in condition.
  • Administered medication and helped with basic personal care needs.
  • Developed a plan of action for the patient's care.
  • Provided a collaborative approach to patient care.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
Nursing
2

Registered Nurse Case Manager, Cardiac Nurse Specialist

Served as a member of interdisciplinary healthcare team in providing End of Life care and nursing interventions to promote patient comfort. Closely monitored Hospice patients and managed all aspects of their care; collaborated with physicians/medical directors, alerting them to changes in patient status; interacted with patients and family members often suffering from pain, stress, shock or grief.

  • Played vital role in starting a Cardiac Program at [company name], which focuses on management of dyspnea and chest pain for CHF patients in the home to avoid emergency room visits and hospital admissions.
  • Initiated and implemented chest pain and dyspnea protocols used by entire hospice organization.
  • Developed key relationships with primary care physicians, cardiologists, oncologists and other clinicians to maintain patient's continuum of care throughout hospice admission, through symptom management and at end of life.
  • Educated patients and families on process and choices at end of life, implemented individualized patient focused plans of care
  • Managed interdisciplinary team of social works, chaplains, hospice aids, volunteers and palliative care physicians
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
BA
Psychology
3

Cardiac Nurse Practitioner

Worked with doctors, nurses, medical staff and case managers in overseeing the care of patients admitted to the telemetry monitoring unit for heart related conditions.

  • Reviewed medical histories and performed complete physical examinations of patients.
  • Assisted physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of acute/emergency non-occupational medical conditions such as unstable angina, cardiac arrhythmias, syncope and other cardiac conditions.
  • Monitored and treated other acute and chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, CHF, atrial fibrillation, thyroid dysfunction). Prescribed medications where necessary.
  • Ordered and interpreted diagnostic studies such as lab work, EKGs, ECHO, Stress tests to help facilitate the best management of patient illnesses.
  • Assisted with addressing PRO initiatives (pneumonia, CHF, MI) and in discharging patients from the hospital setting to home or to subacute rehabilitation facilities.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
Psychology
BSN
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Nursing Program
4

Cardiac Nurse

Supervised CNA activity for patients assigned to me.

  • Worked as a "Super User" to assist fellow employees during hospital's 'go live' with computer charting and filing system.
  • Delivered high quality patient care in a number of different clinical settings including; telemetry, obstetrics, neonatal care, emergency room, peri and post surgical, ICU, and "codes".
  • Initiated IV therapy to include; antibiotic therapy, cardiac drips, hydration therapy, monitored blood infusion, and pain management.
  • Maintained Central Line activity; redressing subclavian, portacath, picc and other central lines utilizing sterile technique.
  • Collaborated with fellow nursing and support, staff.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Computer Science
Anatomy And Physiology
5

Cardiac Nurse Case Manager

  • Assessed, planned, coordinated, implemented and evaluated the options and services required to meet each patient's unique healthcare needs from admission to discharge
  • Monitored all aspects of patient care ensuring timeliness and appropriateness for scheduled procedures to reduce length of stay therefore improving patient satisfaction
  • Reduced overall length of stay in assigned group of open heart surgery patients
  • Communicated available resources to promote quality, cost-effective care
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AA
Nursing
Nursing
6

RN Manager, Cardiac Nurse Educational Trainer

Managed all training programs for medical team, nurses and consumer/business - Supervised teams: mentoring, coaching and evaluations of teams

  • Designed and implemented training tools for educational seminars for staff
  • Developed and implemented evaluation tools to assess the educational needs of the patient in providing reimbursement for medications
  • Organized and trained new staff, designed leadership weekly seminars
  • Designed and implemented new departmental policy protocols for training division
  • Developed new Learning Metric Systems computer courses for medical team and customer service representatives
  • Designed and instructed customer care staff, leadership role in training, management and evaluation of staff, coaching and mentoring
  • Leadership role in presentations for international and national marketing strategies, consumer/customer care policy and Chair Education Division
  • Supervised all telephonic time evaluations for quality improvement and to train staff in streamlined services/quality assurance
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BSN
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Health Education
7

Cardiac Nurse

Took care of patients on cardiac floor and some med/surge overflow especially elderly population; some with Dementia and Alzheimer's. Monitored telemetry provided patient care and teaching, administered oral and IV medication, complete assessment and documented appropriately, gave report before and at the end of shift. Monitored patients after cardiac catherization, stress test and followed protocol. Collaborated with other team members and doctors. Admitted patients and did admission paper work. Provided end of life care and mortem care.

  • Complimented by family members for providing excellent end of life care for patient and family members.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary team.
  • Earned a reputation for excellence in service delivery
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Nursing
MS
Education
MA
Leadership And Management
8

Nuclear Cardiac Nurse

Nuclear Cardiac Nurse, in house & mobile unit; specializing in IV insertion, administration of chemicals for cardiac stress imaging such as Dobutamine, Persantine and exercise treadmills.

  • Physician Extender for physicians at local hospitals
  • Performed Primacor Infusion Therapy, Certified EECP Tech, EKG Tech, member of in-house CPR team with ACLS Certification, administrated medications for stress echo's, monitored Coumadin therapy patients via Couma-care software system.
  • Implemented EMR system.
  • Clinical Coordinator to all clinical support staff including outreach clinic operations.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
9

Cardiac Nurse

  • Assessed patient health problems and needs, developed and implemented nursing care plans, and maintained medical records.
  • Worked under the supervision of a cardiologist, and cardiovascular surgeons treating critically ill cardiovascular patients including those recovering from bypass, pacemaker or angioplasty heart surgery.
  • In addition to regular nursing duties, monitored cardio and vascular readings for patients.
  • Educated postoperative cardiovascular rehabilitation activities to the patient, such as postoperative home care needs; necessary changes in diet, nutrition and exercise to improve heart health; and how to administer heart medication and recommended physical therapy at home.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
AS
Nursing
10

Operating Room Cardiac Nurse/human Resource Assistant

Step down Unit: assigned duties as a staff nurse for up to 6/8 patients per shift. Responsible for all care. (i.e.: bathing, feeding, medicines, therapy, tests, charting, etc.)

  • Responsible for medical histories/physicals, routine B/P, EKG's, blood work and other cardio tests as assigned
  • Performed office stress tests
  • Surgical Assistant
  • Worked as Department Head Assistant in reorganization of medical staff and department employees
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
Nursing
Medical

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