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Cardiac Cath Lab Registered Nurse job in St. Louis area (Bridgeton) Missouri | NEWS-Line for Nurses

Cardiac Cath Lab Registered Nurse

Location:
St. Louis area (Bridgeton), Missouri


Facility:
St Louis Heart & Vascular


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Email:
[email protected]

St. Louis area (Bridgeton), MO

Cardiac Cath Lab Registered Nurse

FLSA: Non-Exempt
DEPARTMENT: Cath Lab

SUMMARY:

Under general supervision, the cardiac cath lab registered nurse will prepare patients for various procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES):

A. Proficiency in the following patient prep tasks related to cardiac procedures:

1. Assess patients
2. Medication reconciliation
3. Initiate IV therapy
4. consent patients for procedures

B. Proficiency in the following patient recovery tasks related to cardiac procedures:

1. Assess post anesthetic patients
2. Titrate critical cardiac medications
3. Understand cardiac hemodynamics
4. Recognize and care for abnormal heart rhythms
5. Monitor patients with femoral or radial sheaths still in place
6. Remove femoral or radial sheaths and care for patient until hemostasis

C. Report low supply numbers to appropriate staff

D. Help stock supplies in the stock room and patient rooms

E. Effectively communicate with fellow co-workers and physicians on patient care

F. Relay information to patients and family in a comprehensive easy to understand manner

G. Represent the values of SLHV to patients, family and community

H. Reliably work assigned shifts and tasks

I. Exhibit reasonable flexibility when unforeseen staffing issues arise

J. Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS/COMPETENCIES:

A. High school or GED preferred.

B. At least 2 years of cath lab experience or at least 5 years experience in ER, ICU, PACU or telemetry experience.

C. Computer knowledge required, electronic medical records (EMR) highly preferred.

D. Missouri RN license required.

E. Must have excellent customer service skills.

F. Must be able to travel within main locations at SLHV.

G. Must be detailed oriented and able to multi-task.

H. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

I. Must be self-motivated individual.

J. Strong inter-personal skills.

K. Able to work independently with minimal guidance and as part of a team.

L. Multilingual and American Sign Language (ASL) plus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

A. Regular medical office environment.

B. Must have ability to walk, sit, bend, and lift up to 10 pounds.

C. Must be flexible and work overtime as needed.

For more information, please contact:

Lisa Shin
Human Resources Officer
[email protected]
St. Louis Heart and Vascular
3550 McKelvey Rd.
Bridgeton, MO 63044
(314) 741-0911 X 4039
Fax (314) 653-3670
www.slhv.com


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