Cardiac Catheterization RN - Cath Lab, Mercy Medical Center, Aurora
Admits, recovers, and discharges patients from the Cardiac Cath/IR/EP Laboratories. Provides follow-up.
Requisition ID: 40044
Location: Presence Mercy Medical Center
1315 North Highland, Aurora, IL 60506 United States (US)
Daily Hours: 10
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time
Employment Type: Regular
The Cardiac Catheterization Registered Nurse (RN) is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients for a designated time frame and provides care to these patients via therapeutic use of self, the nursing process, the environment/equipment and other health care team members. The Registered Nurse has the knowledge and abilities necessary to provide appropriate care specific to the age of the patients served on his/her service as defined in the department's scope of care. This RN functions in the Catheterization Lab, Interventional Radiology (IR), and Cardiac Diagnostic procedures and is cross-trained in Electrophysiology (EP) procedures.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides direct patient care, evaluates outcomes, consults with other health team members as required and adjusts nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care.
Performs a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassesses as per policy including adolescent, adult and geriatric patients and the general patient population.
Assesses and reassesses pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Graduate from a National League for Nursing (NLN) accredited school of nursing. Associate's Degree Nursing, Bachelor of Science Nursing, or Master of Science Nursing required. Minimum one year experience in critical care environment (ICU, Telemetry, ER, PACU, Cardiac Catheterization Lab, IR Lab, EP Lab, etc.) required. Proficiency in interpreting EKG and hemodynamic pressure tracings required.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Registered Nurse with current Illinois License. Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) and CPR certification.
Business Unit: Presence Mercy Medical Center
EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability
| Location: Aurora, IL 60506
| Document ID: AB382-0ZQY
| Posted on: ||2018-01-2001/20/2018