Registered Nurse – Cardiac Catheterization Lab

Job ID: 688447
Discipline: Registered Nurse
Specialty: Cath Lab
Date Posted: October 12, 2021
Address: 7503 Surratts Rd
Location: Clinton, MD 20735
Duration: Full-time
Start Date: October 29, 2021
Employment Type: Perm
Weekly Pay: Call for details
Company: Nursing Jobs

Job Description & Requirements

Demonstrates advanced level of clinical skills and the ability to mentor others to improve the delivery of quality care. Demonstrates knowledge and application of the nursing process. Monitors and recognizes changes in the patient’s behavioral and physiological status; takes appropriate action based on assessment. Utilizes professional skills and judgment in delivering and/or delegating care for a group of patients. Plans and implements patient care and teaching based on a total assessment and the age of the patient. Serves as a patient and family advocate with respect to the patient’s right to privacy by protecting confidential information and by informing the physicians of patient requests. Ensures that consents, orders and documentation are present for procedures. Assist in the preparation of patient and equipment for catheterization procedures by preparing site of entry, draping patient, arranging sterilized instructions and catheters, and calibrating and setting-up pressure transducers and tubing. Ensures sterile techniques and patient safety are maintained. Obtains and records hemodynamic, electrical, and angiographic data by operating hemodynamic and electrical amplifiers and digital and line fluoroscopic equipment. Attends to patient needs during cardiac studies. Administers intravenous and oral medications to patients. Assists in the collection of arterial and venous blood samples and respiratory gases. Assist with training new employee peers in the technique of cardiac catheterization, electrophysiology, IR and in the Pre & Post recovery. Monitor’s patient’s vital signs. Participates in life-saving measures such as defibrillation and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Assists Cath Lab leadership in daily assignments according to competency matrix and departmental needs. Take call for the labs. The amount of call will depend on scheduling needs. Other duties as assigned. Apply today to learn about what we can offer you. Please contact Luis Rosa, Recruiter. --------------------------- Link to apply:

Required Qualifications

Current RN licensure in the State of Maryland Associates Degree in Nursing acceptable 3 to 5 years minimum experience working previously in a Cardiac Catheterization Lab environment Current CPR and ACLS certifications Ability to comprehend and follow the policies and procedures for MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center. Ability to read, write and speak or communicate in English to successfully accomplish the essential duties of the position. Ability to demonstrate ethical behavior that supports the hospital’s mission, values and commitment to compliance with all federal, state and regulatory laws. Inspires trust and exhibits honesty and integrity within the scope of daily activities. Exhibits professionalism, courtesy and excellent customer service, while interacting with patients, guests and co-workers. Ability to work effectively with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds. Ability to maintain patient confidentiality. Knowledge of electronic monitoring devices. Demonstrate the potential ability to perform the duties of the job as outline in this position description. Ability and skill to demonstrate human relation and effective communication skills. Knowledge of Moderate Sedation and Cath Lab/ Angio nursing. Knowledge, skill and ability to identify a problem by collecting information from several sources, analyzing the data, and recommending an appropriate solution. Knowledge, skill and ability to take significant independent action and judgment while covering all SMHC policies and procedures. Knowledge, skill and ability to assume the leadership role of Charge Nurse when schedule. Must be able to wear lead apron during all cath lab cases.

Preferred Qualifications

BSN preferred One year of ICU/CCU experience in arrhythmia and hemodynamic monitoring of patients in an acute-care setting is preferred

Facility Location

The town of Clinton, formerly known as Surrattsville, is a historical landmark, and is well known for its role in the American Civil War regarding the Abraham Lincoln assassination. The Surratt House which later became a tavern is now a museum. The original structure was built as a plantation style home in 1852. In the 1950’s Andrews Air Force Base, home of Air Force One, was extended into the town of Clinton.

Job Benefits

This positions offer a wide range of benefits that typically include Full Medical, Dental, Prescription, Vision, Tuition Reimbursement, PTO, Flex Spending as well as generous Compensation packages and differentials.

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