Registry Cardiac Cath RN- SRC, Regional Float Pool, Presence St Joseph Hospital, Elgin:
Presence Health

44916-en_US
Presence Health
Elgin Illinois
Healthcare
Description

Requisition ID: 44916

Location: Presence St Joseph Elgin

Location Address:
77 North Airlite Street, Elgin, IL  60123-4912 United States (US)

 

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 0
Employment Status: PRN / Registry 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Rotating
FLSA: N

 

SUMMARY

The Registry Cardiac Catheterization Registered Nurse (RN) - SRC 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

  1. Admits, recovers, and discharges patients from the Cardiac Cath/IR/EP Laboratories. Provides follow-up.

     

  2. 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.

     

  3. 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.

     

  4. Assesses and reassesses pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.

     

  5. Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.

     

QUALIFICATIONS

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.

Computer Skills                                                          

Knowledge of Microsoft Office software.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Registered Nurse with current Illinois License. Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) and CPR certification.

 

Business Unit: Corporate (LRHC and LPH)

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

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