Cath Lab Nurse Per Diem
Company: Christus Health
Location: Santa Fe
Posted on: April 17, 2019
Provides nursing services to Cardiac Catheterization Lab patients
in accordance with established nursing standards and practices;
sets-up electrical and hemodynamic transducers and amplifiers;
records and obtains hemodynamic, electrical and angiographic data;
assesses patient during invasive cardiac procedures and delivers
therapy as required. Coordinates patient care with other health
EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with
diploma, ADN, BSN, or MSN, supplemented by completion of an
in-depth cardiovascular course.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: Current New Mexico RN license or current
compact State License. BLS, and ACLS required. CCRN preferred.
SKILLS: Current knowledge and skills appropriate to age/type of
patient population served. Knowledgeable and sensitive to patients'
rights in the delivery of care. Communicates in a clear concise
manner appropriate to the developmental age of patient.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: Minimum of three (3) years of professional
nursing experience, with at least two (2) years of the three (3) in
critical care, including experience in arrhythmia and basic
hemodynamic monitoring of patients in an acute-care setting;
knowledge of electronic monitoring devices. Prefer at least one (1)
year of previous experience in Cath Lab. Critical Care is defined
as, but not limited to, Cath Lab, PACU, ED, CCU, ICU, MICU, SICU,
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Patient Care Director or Manager.
- Bloodborne pathogen C. Exposure to infectious diseases and
Works in a clean, well-lighted, ventilated smoke-free environment.
Subject to stressful professional relationships. Working hours are
varied, with flexibility due to unexpected changes in schedule and
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to handle emergency/crisis
situations, prolonged, extensive or considerable standing and
walking. Requires heavy (at least 50 lbs.) physical effort to
position, push and/or transfer patients or equipment and supplies.
Requires considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling and
crouching. Ability to judge distance and space relationships, see
peripherally, distinguish and identify different colors. Hearing
and visual acuity within normal or correctable limits. Manual
dexterity and fine motor coordination required.
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