Cardiac Rehabilitation RN

Position Detail 

Functional Area: Cardiac Rehab
Department: Cardiac Rehab
City/State: Nevada, IA
Employment Type: Regular, Full Time 

Position Description

The Cardiac Rehab RN provides direct patient care in Cardiac Rehabilitation and focuses on the preventive and restorative healthcare needs of the cardiovascular patient. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Provide direct patient care, as indicated and communicate with referring physician, cardiologist, and/or Medical Director.
  • Functions as the Cardiac Champion for Story County Medical Center to help market the service.
  • Utilize the nursing process in providing specialized care of Cardiac Rehab patients, and work in conjunction with the Director of Outpatient Clinics and Surgical Services, and Exercise Physiologist Coordinators on goals for the patients.
  • Use interview techniques, diagnostic evaluation results, and personal observation to assess an individual's (adult and geriatric) capacity.
  • Conduct counseling sessions with patients (adult and geriatric) to incorporate test results and goals into an individualized exercise prescription and lifestyle modification plan.
  • Initiate emergency procedures according to policy.
  • Adheres to Standards of Care for Cardiac Rehabilitation and utilizes the nursing process.
  • Collect accurate medical history information from patients and families to assess patient and family needs concerning cardiac prevention and disease education.
  • Organizes and/or performs tests pertinent to cardiology; stress tests, Holter monitor, EKGs, etc.

Full time position with day hours Monday - Friday

Position Requirements

  • Graduate from an accredited and approved nursing program
  • Current RN license in the state of Iowa
  • Current BCLS certification
  • Current ACLS certification
  • Current American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) certification preferred
  • Must have excellent verbal and written skills, and ability to communicate with persons of diverse backgrounds and educational levels

Required Documents

  • Resume

Benefits: In addition to Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), Health Savings Accounts (HSA), Group Accident & Critical Illness insurance, and disability coverage, Story Medical also offers the following benefits to it's employees:

  • Up to $2,000 in Professional Development Assistance
  • Free access to Story Medical's onsite wellness center
  • Generous PTO Accrual Plan
  • Iowa Public Employee Retirement System (IPERS)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Onsite Cafeteria
  • Family-Like Environment!


Story County Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pre-employment, post-offer physical and drug screen required.