Registered Nurse - Cath Lab in Martinsville, VA at Sovah Health - Martinsville

Date Posted: 2/26/2018

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Job Description

SOVAH Health - Martinsville

Provides nursing care before, during, and after cardiac catheterization and special procedures. Primarily responsible for the care of patients undergoing diagnostic and Interventional cardiac catheterizations.  The RN is responsible for assisting in all procedures, providing patient education, assessment and monitoring, administering medications and participating in performance improvement activities.  Provides age specific directed care for the adolescent, adult and geriatric individuals, i.e., those tasks necessary for physical care and comfort, supportive tasks and teaching according to standards of care and cultural diversity. Participates in Quality Assurance and practices Infection control policies. Participates in an on call schedule for STEMI interventions. Provides QA oversight of the American College of Cardiology/National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR) to insure quality care and increase reimbursement by third party insurers who subscribe to quality indicators for reimbursement. Practice in accordance with state and federal law and health care regulatory standards.
***Excellent compensation and benefits package!  Sign-on bonus may be available!***

Job Requirements

Education:   Current RN licensure from the Virginia State Board of Nursing or Graduate of an Accredited School of Radiologic Technologists. Registered by (ARRT) American Registry of Radiology Technologists. BCLS, ACLS.   Desired: Certified Cardiovascular Interventional Technologist or CVRN.  BLS, and ACLS required. Desired: Imaging, Interventional, and Therapeutic Environments Certification
Experience: Two years critical care or emergency room nursing experience desired.
Skills: Knowledge of and proficiency with complex invasive hemodynamic monitoring, IV therapy, moderate sedation, medication and IV solution administration.  Ability to function under stress and emergency situations, critical thinking abilities.  Effective organization, prioritization, time management and problem-solving skills.  Team and goal-oriented yet able to function independently.
Professionalism: Posses excellent qualities in communication, adaptability, problem solving, attitude, and organization. 

Typical Physical Demands: Full range of motion of upper and lower extremities.  Moving and/or lifting patients and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.  Pushing equipment > 100 pounds.  Dexterity and eye-hand coordination.  Requires corrected vision and hearing within normal ranges.  Standing and/or walking for extensive periods of time.  Working under stressful conditions and irregular hours.  Potential for exposure to communicable disease and/or body fluid which require the use of body substance isolation precautions

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran