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Registered Nurse Cath Lab Procedure Full Time $10,000 Sign on Bonus

Req #: 17005667
Location: Sebring, FL
Job Category: Cath Lab/Special Procedures
Organization: Florida Hospital Heartland

Description
Work Hours/Shift
 
Full Time/Day
 
Florida Hospital Heartland
 
Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center has provided faith-based, whole person care to the community for more than 65 years. That means we take into consideration the mind, body and spirit when designing each of our services and developing personalized treatment plans for patients. In addition to offering all-private rooms, our campus includes a comprehensive fitness center, community education center, and resource library to help community members achieve optimal health. We also house the area’s largest hospital-based laboratory, radiology services, and comprehensive diagnostic and treatment facilities.
 
What You Are Responsible For:
  • Performs assessments on patients and determines the nursing needs of assigned patients.
  • Assesses patient/family needs in relation to presenting problem, care needs, physical condition and learning needs.
  • Performs head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy.
  • Identifies problems and or/or nursing diagnosis and plans for nursing interventions.
  • Anticipates patient care problems and initiates corrective actions.
  • Recognizes abnormal diagnostic laboratory data, blood gas values, radiologic data, and knows the significance of each. Recognizes the patient’s and family’s perception of hospitalization and health status.
  • Recognizes therapeutic drug levels.
  • Identifies the patient’s learning needs and implements appropriate measures to meet them while including the family in the process.
  • Accepts responsibility for one’s own professional standards.
  • Accepts and adjusts to changes imposed by government regulations, consumer demands, professional organizations, and other external/internal forces.
  • Accepts responsibility for one’s own actions by initiating incident report mechanisms.
  • Maintains current clinical, technical, professional competencies, certifications, and licensure requirements.
  • Regularly attends scheduled dept. staff meetings.
  • Attends mandatory hospital in-services annually.
  • Complies with departmental, divisional, and hospital policies and standards.
  • Maintains equipment in its proper working condition, identifies malfunctioning equipment, and takes appropriate action.
  • Reviews current literature and other available resources
  • Shows self-direction and leadership by functioning without the need for close supervision
  • Attends all hospital mandatory in-services.
  • Demonstrates a willingness to maintain a harmonious working relationship with physicians, and other staff members.
  • Maintains proficiency in the role of circulator during an invasive/interventional procedure.
  • Adheres to approved standards of aseptic technique during an invasive imaging procedure.
  • Administers IVs, medications, and contrast material under the supervision of the attending physician.
  • Administers moderate/mild sedation under the direct supervision of the physician.
  • Assess the patient’s status on arrival and throughout the catheterization by demonstrating knowledge of electrocardiographic, hemodynamic, and hematological data while updating the physician of any potential life threatening changes throughout the procedure.
  • Demonstrates and practices proper radiation protection measures.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of equipment and follows proper procedure protocols.
  • Documents appropriately in patient’s medical record.
  • Follows current trends and practices in the Cath lab.
  • Implements emergency measures necessary to meet the needs of the patient.
  • Provides for the delivery of patient care and demonstrates regard for the dignity and respect of all patients and family members as defined in the mission of our facility.
  • Utilizes equipment and supplies in a safe and prudent manner.
  • Maintains proficiency in the role of scrubbing invasive/interventional percutaneous angiographic procedures
  • Demonstrates the ability to practice sterile technique
  • Maintains proficiency in operating imaging equipment
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Maintains proficiency in the role of monitor during an invasive/interventional procedure
  • Demonstrates ability to operate hemodynamic monitoring station.
  • Assess the patients’ status on arrival and throughout the catheterization by demonstrating knowledge of electrocardiographic, hemodynamic, and hematological data. Updates the physician of any potential life threatening changes throughout the procedure.
  • Documents appropriately in the patient’s medical record.
  • Implements emergency measures necessary to meet the needs of the patient.
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications
What You Will Need:
 
  • Documenting/recording information
  • Communication with other workers
  • Keeping up-to-date technically
  • Make decisions and solving problems
  • Critical thinking
  • Training specific to the Cardiac Cath Lab
  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing
  • Two (2) years of critical care experience (Preferred)
  • Minimum 500 hours interventional Cath Lab experience (Preferred)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • State of Florida License in Registered Nurse
  • Basic Life Support
  • Critical Care Registered Nurse Certification (Preferred)
  • RCIS (Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist) (Preferred).

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
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