RN / Cardiac Cath Lab

RN / Cardiac Cath Lab Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a RN / Cardiac Cath Lab to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs other duties as assigned;
  • Routinely enters patient orders and charges. Checks charges to ensure accuracy;
  • Performs on the Cath Lab procedure team as circulator, scrub, or monitor;
  • Provides care of the critically ill patient with the ability to function independently in a stressful situation;
  • Performs hemostasis safely and properly with or without vascular devices;
  • Assists families to the cardiology area or cath lab area by escorting when necessary;
  • Initiates age and culturally appropriate measures to meet patient needs and achieve expected outcomes;
  • Educates the patient, family, and significant other(s) about measures that promote, maintain, and restore health or promote comfort;
  • Provides care according to the plan, and in accordance with all relevant policies, procedures and relevant nursing practice guidelines;
  • Collaborates, consults, or makes referrals if unable to perform safely and independently;
  • Initiates patient/family teaching as appropriate to age, readiness to learn and available resources;
  • Coordinates nursing care with the care of all other health team members.

Requirements:

  • Maine RN license;
  • Experience with: Cardiology, ICU, EP;
  • BLS/ACLS;
  • 2 years of experience in Cardiac Cath;
  • Valid CA RN licensed, ACLS, BLS and basic dysrhythmia certificate required;
  • One year RN experience in an acute setting;
  • Prior RN experience in Cardiac Catheterization preferred.