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Registered Nurse RN Heart Lung Diagnostic Testing

Company: HCA
Location: Portsmouth
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:



Portsmouth Regional Hospital is a 220-bed acute care hospital located in Portsmouth, NH, and is part of HCA, the nation's largest provider of healthcare services. Portsmouth Regional Hospital serves the seacoast region's residents in New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts and is one of the area's largest employers. Portsmouth Regional Hospital is the only Level II Trauma Center on the Seacoast and one of only three in New Hampshire to earn this important distinction. Most recently, we were named One of America's Best Hospitals for Joint Replacements through a National Study by Healthgrades. Most recently, we received the Leapfrog 'A' Hospital Safety Grade. Why work at Portsmouth Regional Hospital?

Heart / Lung Diagnostic Testing Center

Position Summary:

The Registered Nurse works collaboratively with the physician to prepare patient for non-invasive diagnostic examinations. Responsible for utilizing critical thinking skills and educating patient prior to, during and after all examinations performed. Responsible for reporting significant findings to physician for further patient evaluation and subsequent treatment. Works in accordance with specific Nurse Practice Act that governs and licenses the individual nurse.

Assessment to Patients:

  1. Recognizes untoward responses to testing and communicates same to physician.

  2. Recognizes clinical problems that require immediate intervention.

  3. Able to integrate clinical information to obtain test results.


  1. Independently performs adult and pediatric 12 lead EKG's, holter monitor applications and analysis, and assist the physicians with exercise testing per policies and procedures.

  2. Maintains department and work area in a clean and organized manner.

  3. Exercises care in equipment operation and has a working knowledge to trouble shoot EKG, holter and stress testing equipment.

  4. Maintains department logs, schedules and statistics, prepares monthly reports per Director.

  5. Demonstrates effective organizational and time management skills.

  6. Maintains and supports Cardiology/Hospital Information Systems.

  7. Assists in training and monitoring the staff of these systems to remain within policies.

  8. Anticipates the needs of patients & families and is self-directed in the completion of these tasks.

  9. Cheerfully greets, assists and directs all patients, families and visitors.

10 Relays patient requests to the nursing staff in a timely and appropriate fashion.

  1. Demonstrates accountability for assembling and maintaining neat, current, and proper patient charts at all times.

  2. Place all diagnostic test reports in chart appropriately; alert nursing staff of results as requested.

  3. Accurately analyzes and interprets rhythms and has appropriate follow through.

  4. Assists in maintaining adequate inventory of supplies and inputs charges in a timely and

accurate manner.

  1. Evaluates various Systems performance. Conducts and records quality control procedures to ensure proper operation to comply with state and federal agencies. Report malfunctions to Director.
  • Teamwork heavily focused to promote better patient experience & high quality of care

  • Fast paced and collaborative

  • A supportive and passionate culture motivated on fostering educational opportunities and specialty certification

  • Leaders in Diagnostic Stress Testing have a passion for supporting nurses in reaching their professional goals, excellent practice, and collegial relationships

  • A healthy work environment with a low turnover rate



  • 1 to 3 years of acute care nursing in a critical care environment


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Degree preferred
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program (up to $5,250/calendar year)
  • Student Loan Assistance (up to $1,800/calendar Year)

Licensure and Certifications:

  • Registered Nurse (RN) License in NH or valid Compact State License
  • BLS and ACLS (American Heart Association Health Care Provider)
  • 12 Lead and Basic Arrhythmia within 6 months of hire

  • HCA will pay for certification renewals once employed

Benefits & Opportunities

As an eligible full time / part time employee, you'll receive a wide array of benefits designed to care for you and your family. These benefits-known as HCA Total Rewards-supplement your pay and may be customized to your situation and needs.

Health and Retirement Programs

Benefits available to eligible employees include:

  • Insurance (Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Prescription Drugs, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance and AD&D).

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) (health care or day (child or elder) care).

  • Financial Education

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

  • Voluntary Benefits (Legal Advice. Auto & Home Insurance, Pet Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Voluntary Permanent Life Insurance).

  • Retirement Program - The HCA 401(k) Plan combines employer contributions with your own contributions to help you save for the future. Your hospital provides a 100 percent match of up to 9 percent of your pay, based on your years of service.

  • Tuition reimbursement - Up t $5,250 per year.

  • Student Loan Assistance Program - Up to $150 per month.

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)

Additional Employee Rewards and Benefits

  • Paid time off (PTO)

  • Short Term Disability (STD)

  • Family, medical, military and bereavement leaves

  • Adoption assistance

  • Wellness programs

  • Free parking

  • Employee advisory groups, employee surveys and other channels for employee expression

  • Professional development and education opportunities

  • Employee recognition programs and events

  • Employee discounts and amenities

  • Support for community organizations and causes championed by our employees

  • The HCA Hope Fund, which provides financial assistance for employees in times of disaster or personal distress

CLICK HERE to learn more about HCA's Comprehensive Benefits Package.

Intrigued? We'd love to hear from you!

"We are an equal opportunity employer and we 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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