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REGISTERED NURSE - CARDIAC CATH LAB Job

Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Methodist Health System
Type Full time Posted 8/12/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 9/15/2014
TX - Texas (All) - Dallas Referral - n/a -    
REGISTERED NURSE - CARDIAC CATH LAB

Location: Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Department: Cardiology
Schedule: PRN
Shift: Day
Hours: 0700
Job Details:
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Since 1927, Methodist Dallas Medical Center has served North Texas as a leader in sophisticated, compassionate medical care with world-class medical education and residency programs. We're also the main teaching and referral center for Methodist Health System and one of the leading teaching and referral hospitals in all of Texas.

Job Purpose: Registered Nurse provides direct patient care that is consistent with the Standards of Nursing Practice and complies with Standards of Performance within MHS. The Cath Lab RN II performs all skills and behaviors of the RN. In addition, the Cath Lab RN demonstrates increased knowledge and has an expanded base of clinical expertise appropriate to the patient population and special procedures served.

Job Roles:

* Acts as a clinical resource person within facility; actively participates in professional programs to maintain level of expertise.
* Assists with clinical supervision.
* Assumes responsibility for the nursing components of the patient/family/significant other educational process.
* Communicates to the team, co-workers, patients, and family members and evaluates understanding of informational manner.
* Recognizes potential complications and responds effectively to emergency and stressful situations.

Education:

* Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.

Licenses and/or Certifications (Required and Preferred)

* Current CPR certification required.
* Current license to practice professional nursing in the state of Texas or eligibility to do so required.
* CCRN

Related Work Experience and Other Skills

* 3-5yrs ICU or CCU
* Current Texas RN license, BLS, and ACLS required. CCRN and/or RCIS preferred. Prior interventional Cath Lab and/or 1 years critical care experience preferred.