Cardiac Registered Nurse

Round Rock, Texas
Dec 06, 2023
Dec 05, 2024
Nurse, Registered Nurse
Contract Type
Full Time


Do you have the career opportunities as a(an) Cardiac Registered Nurse you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Austin Heart which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.


Austin Heart, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:
  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Cardiac Registered Nurse where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Job Summary and Qualifications

**New Employee Sign On Bonus Eligibility**

Total Sign On Bonus $2,000.00

$1000.00 within first 30 days of employment

$1000.00 after 6 months of employment

The registered nurse provides professional nursing care for clinic patients following established standards and practices. The registered nurse cardiac -vascular possesses advanced knowledge and skill in the area of cardiac nursing. The registered cardiac -vascular nurse demonstrates critical thinking skills, scientific judgment, and leadership in the anticipation and planning for the care of the patient.

What you will do:

· Uses critical thinking skills to assess facts and make rational decisions quickly and effectively when working with patients who have heart complications

· Participates as part of an interdisciplinary care team in the treatment of cardiac – vascular conditions such as heart failure, heart valve disorders, high blood pressure, vascular disorders, heart attack and arrythmia

· Interprets data and responds to urgent situations in a way that optimizes patient care and produces positive outcomes.

· Uses analytical skills to review test results, draw conclusions, and advise on treatment plans.

· Performs and interprets various cardiac and vascular lab tests

· Works closely with cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, electrophysiologists, and other physicians in the care and treatment of full range of cardiovascular conditions

· Participates in clinical trials and clinical research programs as per clinic needs

· Documents legible and concise entries in the medical record.

· Documents complete medical history on each patient on initial session and updated medical record appropriately with each visit.

· Performs appropriate patient preparation for each visit and/or procedure.

· Performs medication reconciliation on each visit.

· Educates patients on cardiovascular diseases, including but not limited to preventive measures

· Helps diagnose and treat cardiovascular events

· Assists in performing diagnostic tests such as ECG’s, EKG’s

· Initiatives Holter and Event monitors

· Interacts with the patients as well as their families pre and post treatment

· Evaluates and monitor heart related devices such as pacemakers

· Monitors the patient and their vitals, especially cardiovascular readings

· Assesses and interprets lab results

· Possesses knowledge of ACC/AHA guidelines related to heart failure

· Makes critical decisions concerning the initiative of emergency medical procedures as appropriate

· Maintains an orderly, efficient, and timely flow of patients.

· Greets patients and prepares them for physician’s examination.

· Provides general nursing care to patients as necessary for office treatment.

· Screens patients for appropriate information.

· Instructs patients in collection of samples and tests.

· Arranges for patient testing and admissions.

· Checks rooms daily for necessary supplies.

· Responds to and refers incoming telephone calls.

· Instructs patients and family regarding medications and treatment instructions.

· Maintains and reviews patients’ records and other pertinent information.

· Posts tests and examination results.

· Maintains patient confidentially.

· Administers medications in accordance with physician orders.

What you will need:

· Graduation from an accredited school of registered nursing is required.

· Minimum of three years registered nurse cardiac -vascular experience in an acute care or cardiology clinic setting required.

· BLS required upon hire

· ACLS required within 60 days of hire

· Current unrestricted license as a Registered Nurse in accordance with state regulations

· Cardiac Medicine Certification (CMC) through American Association of Critical Care Nursing (AACN) preferred OR

· Cardiac Vascular Nursing Certification (CV-BC) through American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) preferred

Physician Services Group is skilled in physician employment, practice and urgent care operations. We are experts in hospitalist integration, and graduate medical education. We lead more than 1,300 physician practices and 170+ urgent care centers. We are HCA Healthcare’s graduate medical education leader. We provide direction for over 260 exceptional resident and fellowship programs. We focus on carrying out value-added solutions. These solutions help physicians deliver patient-centered healthcare. We support HCA Healthcare's commitment to the care and improvement of human life.HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder
If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Cardiac Registered Nurse opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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