Registered Nurse (RN) Cardiac Cath Lab / Full Time / Days

Location
Derry, New Hampshire
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Dec 05, 2018
Closes
Mar 20, 2019
Ref
00636-4789
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

Parkland Medical Center, a 86-bed acute care facility, is located in the heart of Derry, New Hampshire.  We are a Trauma III facility that offers a wide range of services such as heart and vascular care, robotics surgery, interventional spine and pain care, and behavioral health. Through our partnerships with The Lahey Hospital & Medical Center and the New England Heart Institute (NEHI), we bring specialized medicine by highly skilled physicians, innovative approaches to treatment and advanced technology to our communities.

I Choose Parkland Medical Center

Position Summary: The Cath Lab nurse is expected to assist in providing total care of the patient before, during and after procedures. This includes providing physical, emotional, spiritual and cultural support.

Full Time, Days

Essential Functions include but are not limited to:

• Incorporates appropriate assessments and intervention skills in all interactions and delivery of nursing care

• Communicates with patients, team members and management in an accurate, timely manner

• Documents in a complete, timely manner; appropriately uses computer charting/ ordering

• Applies critical thinking skills and considers alternatives

• Organizes multitask workload, prioritizes tasks, organizes/delivers care for multiple patient assignment

• Develops and maintains human care relationships

• Proficient in triaging according to the Emergency Nursing Association triage category systems and maintains excellent assessment and reassessment to determine the response to medications and treatments 

• Acknowledges the impact illness/hospitalization has on patients and families; adapts care management for diverse populations and environments advocates for needs of clients; provides care in an ethical and legal manner

• Recognizes the importance of teamwork among care providers and works well as a team member

• Is flexible and able to process much information quickly and correctly and to develop a care plan to meet the emergent needs of the patient and family

• Acknowledges limits of experience and capability and requests assistance appropriately

• Verbalizes scope of practice for self and others, delegates and assigns care, coordinates care within multi-disciplinary team

• Incorporates teaching in delivery of care with a focus on health promotion

• Provides information to patient, assesses for barriers to learning, uses colleagues as a resource as appropriate, provides counseling about health behaviors

• Applies know of the patient populations served within unit; provides age-appropriate care, applies knowledge of expected norms in planning care (i.e. VS, lab values, assessment, etc.)

• Applies new data to improve care

• Collects specimens for POC moderately complex testing according to established policies and procedures

• Performs POC moderately complex testing according to established policies and procedures

• Performs and documents instrument maintenance; performs quality control according to established procedures; troubleshoots instruments effectively, when appropriate

• Integrates technical, psychological, social, intellectual and physical skills

• Demonstrates the unit-specific skills required for assigned role and service area

• Maintains required competencies based on high-risk/low-volume/problem-prone areas

• Promotes internal and external customer satisfaction

• Builds and promotes a culture of service excellence and continuous improvement

• Works as scheduled and is compliant with Attendance and Tardiness Policy

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