Location Address: 13100 Fort King Rd, Dade City, FL 33525
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You Will Be Responsible For:
Administers medications to patients undergoing procedure in Cardiac Cath Lab or Electrophysiology lab under the direction of the cardiologist
Monitors LOC, VS of patients
Provides patient care using the nursing process to provide assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation, and evaluation according to established protocols and evidence-based clinical practice standards
Reads and interprets the hemodynamics of the patient during procedure and reports changes to cardiologist
Provides patient care in Cardiac Cath Lab suites, Electrophysiology suite, and Pre cath prep area.
Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes
Provides education to patient and patient family regarding care pre/intra/post procedure
What You Will Need:
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Recent acute care experience.
Knowledge of cardiac anatomy.
Knowledge of critical care medication.
Competency in Moderate Sedation.
Excellent assessment skills.
Able to learn and comprehend the hemodynamic monitoring software.
Able to quickly learn and follow departmental policies and procedures.
Experience with Windows operating system.
Knowledge of the all anatomy including circulatory neuro systems.
Responsible to maintain all required registries and licenses to perform all positions for Invasive Cardiology procedures.
Able to follow Basic Radiation Safety concepts of time, distance, and shielding to keep exposure levels ALARA for patients and staff.
Able to learn and comprehend the scrub, record and circulate position and become independent on Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiovascular cases.
Assists in patient flow through the Invasive Cardiology areas
Assists in training new employees once becoming independent in each position.
Performs properly and legibly documents and reports all procedures in accordance with department policies.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:
Knowledge of supplies/QSite and billing/coding for the Cardiac Cath/EP labs.
Able to operate all equipment in various Invasive Cardiology labs.
Able to operate and operate the x-ray equipment. Knowledge of placing service calls.
2-3 years of critical care experience.
Cardiac Cath Lab experience in an interventional lab.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Current Florida licensure as a Registered Nurse
ACLS & BLS
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
BSN Degree or higher
Understanding of hemodynamic monitoring
2 years experience in Cardiac Cath/ EP /Neurosciences/ Critical Care, or Interventional Radiology
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Advanced certification as CCRN, RCIS, RCES, or other associated accreditation within 1 yr of hire.
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
RCIS, RCES, CCRN
Cardiac Cath Lab Registered Nurses provide care for patients undergoing cardiac catheterizations, electrophysiology studies, peripheral studies/interventions and cardiac device implants. Care includes administration and monitoring of moderate sedation under the direction of the physician. This procedure integrates scientific knowledge and technical skills with effective patient interaction to provide quality patient care and useful diagnostic information. Cardiac Cath Lab Registered Nurses require a high degree of knowledge in radiologic imaging as well as anatomy of the heart, circulatory, and neuro system in a critical care environment. Cardiac Cath Lab Registered Nurses prepares for and assists the cardiologist/electrophysiologist in complex procedures involving advanced equipment to aide in diagnostic testing, interventions, and device implantation into the circulatory system under acute situations. Cardiac Cath Lab Registered Nurses provide care in a highly technical and highly acute environment.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.