Catholic Health Initiatives RN - Cardiac Cath Lab (Days) Full Time *$5,000 Sign On Bonus* in HOUSTON, Texas

**RN - Cardiac Cath Lab (Days) Full Time

  • $5,000 Sign On Bonus*

Description

The Vintage Hospital is specifically designed to offer a compassionate healing environment while providing its unique brand of care to the Northwest Houston community. As well as named one of “The 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in the United States.” for 2014 by Soliant Health, a leading specialty healthcare staffing provider and part of Adecco Group.

Responsible for the delivery of excellence in patient care through assessing and formulating a nursing diagnosis and establishing goals, planning and implementing interventions, and evaluating patient care outcomes. He/she Responsible for participating in and maintaining quality, achieving cost effectiveness, and ensuring positive guest relations. Requires basic critical patient care and assessment as well as the development of technical proficiency, which all RN's are expected to assume at the termination of their orientation period.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Licensure Required:

  • Associate’s Degree

  • RN – Registered Nurse

  • Based on location assignment may also require BLS/ACLS/ and or PALS

Minimum Experience:

  • One (1) year of ICU, CCU, or Telemetry experience

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Displays good patient assessment skills and notifies physician as patient condition warrants.

  • Provides emotional support to patients.

  • Provides patient teaching based on the patient teaching plan.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Initiates nursing interventions and physician orders, recording all patient data and interventions Accurately.

  2. Proficient at starting IVs and administering medications; understands dosage calculations, drug interactions, implications, precautions, and complications for all medications administered.

  3. Assists the physician during diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to promote optimal patient outcomes.

  4. Monitors level of supplies and drugs in the department.

  5. Understands sterile technique and handles sterile items appropriately.

  6. Proficient at defibrillation, cardioversion, and emergency medication administration.

  7. Based on age-specific and patient-specific needs, displays good patient assessment skills and notifies nurse or physician as patient condition warrants.

  8. Exhibits strong knowledge base of cardiovascular diseases. Able to interpret lab values and correlate with diagnosis to determine potential implications and complications.

  9. Manages follow-up care for patient and communicates follow-up care plan to patient and patient’s family members.

  10. Maintains patient confidentiality and complies with ethical, professional, and legal standards inherent in patient care and professional conduct.

  11. Communicates in an accurate, courteous, and professional manner. Greets everyone with a smile and positive attitude.

  12. Collaborates with other healthcare professionals.

  13. Admits, discharges, and transports patients as required.

  14. Serves as a resource for others nurses and clinical staff. Serves as a mentor for other nurses.

  15. Participates in continuing education and achieving/maintaining certification.

  16. Participates in data collection for research and using scientific findings to improve patient care.

  17. Monitors performance by developing and participating in quality management activities.

Job Nursing - RN

Primary Location TEXAS-HOUSTON-ST LUKE VINTAGE

Daily Schedule FT

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0127136