To perform this job successfully, an individual must have and maintain current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of California . Must have and maintain current BLS and ACLS certification. Must have I.V. Conscious Sedation Competency.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence if required. Able to administer and dispense all medication as required. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Must be capable of dealing effectively and ethically with co-workers, physicians, and other Hospital personnel. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have basic computer skills.
Under the direction of the Administrative Director of Imaging and Physical Therapy, the Cardiac Cath Lab Director, and in consultation with the Medical Director, the Cath Lab RN is responsible for the oversight of patient assessment and medication administration, including I.V. start and conscious sedation. Is responsible for the assessment, treatment or care appropriate to the ages of the patients served who are undergoing Cardiac Catheterization procedures. Demonstrates the ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of the patient’s needs. Possesses knowledge of growth and development and has an understanding of the range of treatment needed for all patient groups. Able to fulfill each RN function in the department in the absence of other RN staff. Responsible for various clerical and Quality Assurance duties as assigned, including ACC Data Collection and Reporting. Must maintain compliance with rules and regulations as set forth by the governing agencies. Follows AIDET and accepts reassignment and additional duties, when necessary, in a flexible and positive manner.
The Hospital is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the Hospital operations and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Hospital, including supervisors and coworkers.
Must be able to work normal/scheduled working hours which may include Holidays, call-backs, weeknights, weekends, and on-call in the Director's absence. Agrees to participate, as directed, in emergencies and community disasters during scheduled and unscheduled hours.
Needs to recognize that they have an affirmative duty and responsibility for reporting perceived misconduct, including actual or potential violations of laws, regulations, policies, procedures, or this organization’s standards/code of conduct.
The employee must work well under pressure, meet multiple and sometimes competing deadlines; and the incumbent shall at all times demonstrate a cooperative behavior with colleagues and supervisors from all departments of the Hospital and government agency employees.