The Cardiovascular nurse is responsible and accountable for all nursing care provided to their patients.Â The nurse is accountable to the patient, Department Manager, Department Director, Medical Director, and Chief Nurse Officer. Under the direction of the Department Manager and Medical Director, the Cardiovascular nurse is responsible for assisting the cardiologist and other allied professionals, both technically and clinically in the assessment, planning, executing and evaluating the care of cardiac patients.Â The Cardiovascular nurse must be willing to cross train and float to other cardiac service areas to meet the needs of the facility.
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