DescriptionSHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
Registered Nurse (RN)
Cardiac Cath Lab
Full-Time Days FTE 1.0
Northwest Medical Center
***$10,000.00 SIGN-ON ELIGIBLE***
External candidates only. For more information contact Marchar Charite.Facility Description:
Northwest Medical Center is a 289-bed medical center and healthcare complex, continuously expanding and incorporating the latest technology in the delivery of care. Awarded the Gold Seal of Approval™ from the Joint Commission which indicates our high standards in performance providing the highest level of services to the population to our community. Northwest Medical Center is also certified by the Joint Commission as primary stroke center and an accredited chest pain center by the American College of Cardiology. We are recognized as a Comprehensive Bariatric Center of Excellence by the American College of Surgeons Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program.
Our facility continues growing to meet the needs of the community we serve and features expanded capabilities in emergency, critical care, as well as women's and children's services. Out state of the art maternity care includes the only Level III NICU in northern Broward County. The breadth and depth of these service lines translates to increased professional opportunities for our colleagues. We invite you to join a dynamic team of dedicated healthcare professionals and explore your grow potential.
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, and employee stock purchase program.
We are looking for a dedicated and passionate RN for our Cardiac Cath Lab. The person in this position will be an experienced licensed Registered Nurse, who provides patient care as part of a multi-disciplinary team based on national standards and utilizing the nursing process. The RN is responsible and accountable for the delivery of specialized nursing care in all phases of the Cardiovascular Laboratory. The Registered Nurse also is responsible for the direction and supervision of assigned personnel delivering said patient care. When taking a call for the purpose of emergencies, he/she will respond to cases of Cardiac Cath patients. The RN is expected to be competent in the following area of clinical practice:
- Perform Diagnostic and Interventional cardiac procedures
- Assist in the performance of Permanent Pacemaker Insertions and ICD Implantations
- Assist as a Scrub RN
- Assist with TEE procedures, Cardioversion procedures, Cardiac Stress test, and PICC line insertions
Demonstrate responsibility and accountability in the performance of cardiac catheterization assessment and reassessment and implementation of the patient's orders in accordance with the department and organizational standards and policies.
Continuously prioritizes patient needs based on assessment/reassessment findings for each patient.
Utilize and integrate all available patient data in determining the proper completion of the patient's cardiac cath procedure.
Demonstrate knowledge of the specific conditions, cardiac disease and possible treatment (under guidance of physician) of the needs of the patient served.
Perform and document cardiac catheterization procedures required by
assignment consistent with hospital and department policies and developmental needs.
Identify and documents patient/family/SO education needs in relation to the cardiac catheterization procedure.
Ensure consent for the cardiac catheterization have been signed and are
charted prior to the start of the procedure.
Assure all documents placed in the patient's record are accurately identified with correct patient/Cardiac Cath information and/or
Maintain organized patient records and cardiac cath files. Assist with cardiac cath clerical filing.
Comply with all Hospital and department policies regarding documentation and HRS/Cardiac Cath requirements.
Demonstrate knowledge of aseptic technique required for cardiac catheterization procedures.
- Current RN License in the State of Florida
- Recognized Compact Licensure (subject to Florida State Licensing Requirements, including/not limited to ongoing eligibility and duration provisions)
- Graduate from a school of nursing.
- Minimum of 3 - 5 years of nursing experience preferred,
- 2 year's required 1 of which must be in an ICU, CCU, Cath Lab or ER.
- Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) card.
- Current (ACLS) Advanced Cardiac Life Support.
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