Cath Lab RN (#18-00007)

Cath Lab RN-
Direct Hire $50.00 hour, possible sign-on bonus
Location: Corona, CA

Two (2) years of critical care nursing experience, preferably cardiac.
Four (4) years of recent working experience in a full service Cardiac Cath. Lab is preferred.
. High degree of professional ethics, conduct and a thorough knowledge of all interventional diagnostic and therapeutic, cardiac and peripheral vascular procedures special procedures.
a. Provides direct nursing care to all Cath. Lab patients during their presence in the Cath. Lab.
b. Administers and controls narcotics and medications. Responsible for keeping all drug stock at an acceptable level.
c. Responsible for pre-operative and post-operative care of all patients. Makes all needed documentation available to physicians and staff.
d. Acts as patient advocate to include meeting with physical and emotional needs of both the patient and their families.
e. Maintains the right and privacy of patients at all times.
f. Rotate on an on-call basis as is necessary for complete coverage of the Cath. Lab department.
g. Mandatory continuing education to enhance growth.
h. Meets standards of care for all patients from adult through geriatric plus.
i. Identifies and plans for appropriate safety precautions to be taken to prevent injury when dealing with all age groups.
j. Performs assessments on patients of various ages ranging from adult through geriatric taking into consideration the physiology and anatomical needs of each patient.
k. Provide patients and their families education pertaining to the patient’s condition and procedure performed.
l. Takes call and reports to the cath lab within thirty minutes from the time notified.
Current California Registered Nurse license required.
Current BLS (CPR), ACLS certificates required and I.A.B.P. certificate preferred.

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