RN - Cath Lab

Location
Burien, WA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
2/7/2018
Closes
2/22/2018
Specialty
Cath Lab, Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits.  We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.

Job Summary:

This job is responsible for providing cath lab nursing care of adult patient populations undergoing cardiac procedures in the cath lab to include inpatient, outpatient and emergent.

Work is performed under standards of safety and care that provide instruction/guidance for taking care of issues and patient needs in the absence of a physician.  Requires the use of judgment and critical thinking skills in making decisions regarding patient care (within the scope of practice), including knowledge and integration of available standards, resources and data, and in the efficient utilization of staff/resources.  Work involves continuous contact with physicians, patients, patient families, community agencies, patient care staff and management.  An incumbent is accountable for the quality of care provided to patients, and has the authority to direct care, provide education, seek resources at the unit/department level, and delegate appropriate tasks.

 

Education/Experience:

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred

One year of related work experience in an acute care setting is preferred.

If assigned to the Procedure area - previous cardiac cath Lab experience or a minimum of two years experience within the past three years in an acute care setting, i.e., ICU, PCU, PACU ER.  

Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump experience preferred.

Successful completion of department orientation.

 

License/Certification:

Current licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the Washington State Board of Nursing.

Current Healthcare BLS Certification

Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification or within six months of hire

CCRN (Certification in Adult Critical Care) RN preferred

IV competency must be attained within four months, training is available.