RN - Cath Lab - PRN in Fort Mohave, AZ at Valley View Medical Center

Date Posted: 10/7/2018

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Job Description

Valley View Medical Center

Seeking experience Cath Lab Registered Nurse to work in a single cardiac interventional cath lab in rural Arizona facility.  Must be able to circulate PCI,STEMI,  Diagnostic caths, Pacemaker and ICD insertions along with interventional peripheral vascular cases.   GE Innova lab with MacLab documentation.  Must be familiar with FFR, Angiojet, and Arrow fiberoptic balloon pump.  Knowledge of PCI and ICD registries a plus.  Cath lab is open 0700 to 1700 Monday through Friday.  Will assist in PACU during down time.

Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical treatments as well as other medical care treatment required.

Documents patient care given

monitors patient vital signs and condition during intraoperative phase. Communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team,. surgeon, anesthesia, and family.

Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.

Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient and/or family education appropriate to age, culture, condition and circumstances. Completes discharge phone calls.

Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well being of the patient.

Initiates emergency resuscitative measures according to adult resuscitation and advanced life support protocols.

Monitors the sterile field and surgical environment to prevent infection.

Follows universal protocol and participates in time out as part of the patient safety initiatives.

Collects and enters data for Chest Pain Society and for the NCDR (National Cardiovascular Data Registries) Cath PCI and ICD Registries

Job Requirements

Education Required:

Graduate of an accredited professional nursing program.

Associates required.

BSN preferred.

Licensure Required:

Valid AZ or Compact State RN License

Certifications Required:

BLS

ACLS

Certifications Preferred:

CCRN

Requires Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action to provide superior patient care.


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

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