Cardiac Cath Lab RN

Location: Atlanta, GA
Date Posted: 05-07-2018
Position Summary: 
Capable clinician who has acquired broad experience in caring for patients, and has developed a sound understanding about the care of a particular patient population. Routinely uses acquired knowledge, theory, research, and experience to respond to changes in clinical situations. Is able to apply the Synergy Model for care in practice, and use this knowledge to personalize care for each patient/family. Serves as a resource to lesser experienced nurses and to support staff. Under general supervision, demonstrates a thorough knowledge of therapeutic patient care, patient advocacy, clinical pathways/care maps, team dynamics, and hospital systems. Prioritizes nursing interventions for assigned group of patients. Identifies complex patient problems related to symptoms, behavioral changes, abnormal diagnostic data and learning needs. Ensures continuity of care. Coordinates diagnostic procedures. Anticipates potential patient crises through continual evaluation of patient outcomes. May participate in quality improvement efforts. Serves as a resource for other registered nurses and support staff. May function in the Charge Nurse role and make patient care assignments. Thoroughly documents all aspects of patient care, following established charting procedures. Participates in unit orientation of new staff and may serve as a preceptor. Performs related responsibilities as required. 
Qualifications
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing 24 months of recent nursing experience within the past five years. 
  • Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia. 
  • Must have experience in Cardiac Cath or EP lab.
  • BLS certification required and ACLS may be required in designated departments
  • Call is 1-2 times per week and one weekend a month. 
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