Cath Lab Nurse Per Diem (RN #)
Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: Santa Fe
Posted on: November 9, 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, and CVICU. NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Patient Care Director or Manager. ENVIRONMENT: -
Bloodborne pathogen C. Exposure to infectious diseases and x-rays.
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
emergencies. 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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