RN - Cardiac Cath Lab Job

Full Job Title: RN - Cardiac Cath Lab

Job Number: 17009559

Facility: SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Centralia

Location: Centralia, IL

Schedule: Part Time (Benefit Eligible), Days

Hours: 7 am-1:30pm


Role Purpose:

The Cath Lab registered nurse plans coordinates and implements care to the adult patient in the Cardiac Cath Lab. He/she ensures that quality care is provided in an efficient and safe manner consistent with the unit's standards of care and will demonstrate competency skills appropriate to the clinical area.
The Cath Lab RN will function in multiple roles as a circulator, prep and recovery nurse, and hemodynamic technician. The cath lab RN must be able to function independently under stressful situations with critically ill patients.
    • Performs as a circulator by retrieving correct supplies for use during the procedure. Confirms the supply is correct by first checking with the scrub tech.
    • Performs in holding by ensuring patient is correctly prepped for the procedure. Ensures needed information, such as H&P, is timely.
    • Utilizes critical judgment to analyze patient assessment and administers medications on all patients, including the critically ill patient and reports abnormal information to the physician in a timely manner.
    • Performs hemostasis safely and properly with or without vascular devices.
    • Routinely enters patient orders and charges. Checks charges to ensure accuracy.
    • Provides care of the critically ill patient with the ability to function independently in a stressful situation.
    • Performs monthly rounding on patients as directed.
    • Routinely educates patients and families based on assessed needs, documents education provided, and keeps them informed of tests and treatments. Provides clear patient instruction on what to expect during the perioperative procedure.
    • Assists families to the cardiology area or cath lab area by escorting when necessary.
    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Associate's Degree in Nursing
    • Current Illinois RN License
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • 1-3 years experience in critical care or emergency department
    • Cath lab and special procedure experience

About SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital – Centralia

SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital–Centralia, operating in partnership with the Felician Sisters, is a 113-bed hospital specializing in cancer care. For six consecutive years, Healthgrades has presented SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital–Centralia with the Outstanding Patient Experience Award and with the Critical Care Excellence Award. In 2014, Quest by Premier Inc. recognized SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital–Centralia with the Citation of Merit Award for High-Value Healthcare.

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