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Registered Nurse (Procedural) Cardiac Cath Lab

Company: Baptist Health System KY & IN
Location: Louisville
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:Registered Nurse - Cardiac Cath LabWeekly Hours: 40 (7am - 5:30 4 days)Shift: 1stStatus: Full TimeJob Summary:Administers, supervises, teaches, records and evaluates the professional nursing care given to patients in the Cardiac Cath LabPrincipal Duties and Responsibilities:The following is a summary of the major functions of this individual's job. He or she may perform other duties, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below, and specific functions may change from time to time.1. Performs all cardiac cath procedures with technical accuracy and a thorough understanding of all procedures performed.2. Assists in providing optimum care for patients undergoing cardiovascular procedures by possessing necessary knowledge of cardiovascular disease and medications.3. Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system.4. Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of sterile technique.5. Demonstrates knowledge of radiation safety and equipment safety.6. Demonstrates a working knowledge of x ray equipment, pressure injector, and hemodynamic equipment. Troubleshooting equipment as able.7. Provides a safe environment.10. Records an accurate medical history and physical assessment according to procedure to be performed.11. Schedules patients.12. Assists in the orientation of new personnel.13. Takes call as assigned. This includes non-call staff in efforts to cover call as needed at the discretion of the management.Minimum Education, Training and Experience Required:A. Active Kentucky Nursing License.B. At least 2 years of experience preferred in ICU, CCU, OHRR.C. BCLS Required within 90 days of employment.D. ACLS will be required within six months for experienced staff nurses and within one year for new graduate nurses.E. BSN required except as noted:

  • Individuals hired as a Staff RN prior to October 1, 2013 are grandfathered and exempt from additional BSN requirements.
  • Individuals hired as a Staff RN with at least 5 years of Staff RN experience who don't hold a BSN will be required to either (a) obtain a BSN by enrolling in a program within one year of hire and completing within 5 years of employment or (b) obtain a specialty certification within one year of employment.
  • Individuals hired as a Staff RN with less than 5 years of Staff RN experience who don't hold a BSN will be required to obtain a BSN by enrolling in a program within one year of hire and completing within 5 years of employment.If you would like to be part of a growing family focused on supporting clinical excellence, teamwork and innovation, we urge you to apply now!Employees will be expected to comply with Baptist Health's infectious disease and vaccination policies, which include but may not be limited to compliance with BHS' mandatory vaccination policies for influenza and COVID unless reasonable accommodations are needed under applicable lawBaptist Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Keywords: Baptist Health System KY & IN, Louisville , Registered Nurse (Procedural) Cardiac Cath Lab, Healthcare , Louisville, Kentucky

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