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Cardiac Catheterization Registered Nurse (RN)

Company: Nucleus Healthcare
Location: Centralia
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Basic Functionality and Responsibility This position is responsible for delivering exceptional nursing care to cardiac catheterization patients by utilizing strong organizational and leadership skills to assess patient status, implement clinical nursing interventions to modify symptoms, and develop and implement patient care plans to enhance and improve outcomes and ensure a safe and therapeutic environment. This position may be required to access and administer medications within their scope of practice and according to state law. Essential Functions Assists physicians in cardiac and peripheral endovascular procedures like catheterization, valvuloplasties, angioplasties, implants, ablations, and structural repairs. Perform hemodynamic monitoring of patients during procedures under conscious sedation. Perform pre and post-procedure nursing services and patient monitoring. Operate medical and imaging equipment in coronary, electrophysiology, and vascular interventional labs. Prepare patient and equipment for catheterization procedures by preparing the site of entry, draping the patient, arranging sterilized instruments and catheters, and calibrating and setting up pressure transducers and tubing. Obtain and record hemodynamic, electrical, and angiographic data by operating hemodynamic and electrical amplifiers. Provide nursing care to patients according to departmental and critical care nursing standards. Educate patients and families about the patient's illness, their care, and treatment plan. May complete unit/department-specific duties as outlined in department documents. Knowledge of electronic monitoring devices. Required Qualifications Missouri Board of Nursing RN or Nurse Licensure Compact multi-state RN. When primary state of residency changes, compact state RNs must apply under new state of residency within thirty (30) days. Preferred Qualifications ICU/CCU experience in arrhythmia and hemodynamic monitoring of patients in an acute-care setting.Cardiac Vascular Nursing Certification (RN-BC) certification by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Additional license/certification requirements as determined by the hiring department. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met with or without reasonable accommodation. The performance of these physical demands is an essential function of the job. This position is very active and requires ambulating, reaching, and moving objects weighing up to and over 20 lbs. This role also routinely comes into contact with patients who may have contagious illnesses. This position is in a health care facility open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Rotating shifts, holidays, and work during inclement weather will be required. Performance Expectations This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the employee for this job; however, completion of these duties is a measure of successful performance. Employees of this job classification are subject to performance reviews. Basic functions, responsibilities, and characteristics of duties may change at any time with or without notice. Safety Sensitivity Status This position is considered safety sensitive. This document is a general description of typical job duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees holding the associated job title. Additional duties, specific qualifications, and work emphasis may vary between individual positions. Nucleus Healthcare Who We Are Purpose-built, patient-minded, and mission-driven, Nucleus is trusted by major hospitals, health systems, and life sciences organizations with a vision to redefine how healthcare does business. What We Do Nucleus Healthcare ("Nucleus") delivers next-generation human capital management to empower people who power healthcare. Rooted in talent management, Nucleus provides services and solutions that have yielded more than 7,500 hires in healthcare for all levels and roles. Our Mission Empower the people who power healthcare. Our Vision Redefining the way healthcare does business. Our Values We deliver results --- We are committed --- We are precise --- We are change agents --- We are ONE team --- We are fueled by passion and purpose appcastmu

Keywords: Nucleus Healthcare, Columbia , Cardiac Catheterization Registered Nurse (RN), Healthcare , Centralia, Missouri

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