With numerous awards and distinctions, including our recognition as Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason has transformed health care through our innovations in patient safety and our ability to provide patients in our community with easier access to our high-quality care. Consisting of a 336-bed hospital in Seattle, WA, and an extensive network of primary and specialty care clinics throughout the Puget Sound region, joining Virginia Mason is an exceptional opportunity to partner with nationally recognized physicians and peers, and an organization recognized as the benchmark for health care.
As amember of our team, you will contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine. You will also help to further our commitment to continuous improvement through our Virginia Mason Production System, and our philosophy of empowering you to facilitate real change in the delivery of care. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matters...your patients.
As the Cath Lab Nurse you will be responsible for circulating as an RN in the Cath Lab including patient preparation, recovery and line removal, as well as scrubbing diagnostic procedures. You will demonstrate critical thinking skills and recognized nursing techniques in the planning and provision of quality patient care. You will also administer medications, monitor patient vital signs, and continue patient care and assessment during the patient's time in the cath lab. As a Cath Lab nurse you will need to ensure accurate documentation and coordinate patient teaching and post procedure assessment. You should also demonstrate excellent communication, organizational and time management skills.
The Heart Institute at Virginia Mason is known for its excellence in cardiac care and draws patients from referring physicians throughout the Northwest and Alaska. The cardiovascular team collaborates extensively on patient care and employs a number of innovative techniques to help patients fight heart disease and improve quality of life.
Virginia Mason has two cardiac catheterization labs as part of its Cardiovascular Imaging and Intervention Center. This facility utilizes state-of-the-art technology to provide the latest in adult cardiac diagnostic and interventional services and is able to accommodate annual procedure volume of approximately 3,000 cases. Virginia Mason patient outcomes from angioplasty, stent placement and atherectomy are significantly better than the national average. In addition, Virginia Mason has far fewer in-lab complications from these procedures when compared nationally.
This is a Monday - Friday work schedule with on-call responsibilities.