Cardiac Cath Nurse -

Cardiac Cath Nurse

Cardiac Cath Nurse
RN - Cath Lab
Lewes, DE
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Cardiac Cath Nurse

Job Description - Cardiac Cath in a Beautiful Beach Town!

Compensation: Negotiable

Target Compensation Range: $36 - $48 /Hour

Up to $20,000 Sign On Bonus All hourly rates are determined case by case by education and experience level. Minimum 1-2 years

Shift differentials: Evenings 9%, Nights 14%, and Weekends 9%

Demonstrate a complete working
knowledge of all equipment within the
department. Maintains a knowledge of
sterile supplies and techniques utilized for
procedures in the area of responsibilities.
Assists physician with scrub duties utilizing
sterile technique to prevent cross-
contamination, set-up trays and prepare
and position patient. Assists physician in
circulator role by positioning the patient to
obtain digital films and by giving
medications / contrast (if tech/RN certified)
under MD supervision in accordance with
departmental policy. Assists physician in
the recorder/monitor role documenting the
case, balancing calibration and operating
physiologic recorder and calculates and
reports patient information from data
gathered in the cardiac cath lab. Reviews
patient chart for appropriate information
such as indicators which may indicate risk
to the patient, maintains the holding area
and assists in transporting patients.
Provides radiation protection to patient,
staff and self according to prescribed
safety standards. Maintains controlled
drug inventory according to prescribed
controlled drug policy. Assures that the
crash cart and drug box are accurately
supplied and dated.

Recognizes emergency situations and can initiate code
procedures or administer first aid or CPR
as needed. Prepare and administer
contrast media or medications under
supervision of the Cardiologist. Assists in
maintaining inventory and ordering
supplies. Actively participates in product
evaluation to determine best and most
cost effective product. Notifies coordinator
when supplies are low. Maintains daily

A minimum one year critical care
experience preferred. One year experience
in a cardiac cath laboratory preferred.
Must complete Point of Care Testing
training as part of Department

work log and participates in the follow-up
on patients. Rotates in an on-call status.
Actively participates in performance
improvement process to include
evaluating, reporting and follow-up

A minimum one year critical care
experience preferred. One year experience
in a cardiac cath laboratory preferred.
Must complete Point of Care Testing
training as part of Department

Able to communicate effectively,
pleasantly, cooperatively, and discreetly
with patients, physicians, team members,
and the general public. Able to work under
pressure and maintain patient
confidentiality. Excellent communication
skills and ability to relate well with people
of diverse backgrounds, training, and
experience. Demonstration of creativity,
initiative, and problem-solving.

• Required-Registered Nurse (RN)
Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Life
Support (ACLS), and National Institute
Health (NIH)
•Preferred - Minimum one-year Critical
Care experience

* Experience In Hospital Or Acute Care Setting
* Clear Communication Skills Both Written And Verbal
* Able To Keep Confidential Information Regarding Patients,

Team Members
* Able To Withstand Crisis Situations
* Has Skills To Provides Customer Service To Patients, Team
Members And Visitors
* Knowledge And Experience With Electronic Health Records

* RN Diploma/RN Graduate Program

* RN - Registered Nurse
* BLS - Basic Life Saving certification
* ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support
* NIH - Stroke Certification

Working Conditions
* Airborne Communicable Diseases Not Anticipated
* Bending 34-66% of day
* Bloodborne Pathogens Not Anticipated
* Environmental-Other
* Exposure Chemical Not Anticipated
* Exposure Dust/Particulate matter Not Anticipated
* Exposure Radiation Not Anticipated
* Temps below 32 or above 100 degs Not Anticipated
* Extreme noise levels Not Anticipated
* Functional demands- Other
* Lifting floor to waist level 34-66% of day
* Lifting waist level and above 34-66% of day
* Push/pull 34-66% of day
* Standing 67-100% of day
* Uneven surfaces Not Anticipated
* Walking 67-100% of day
* Keyboard use/repeat motion 34-66% of day
Lewes, Delaware 19958
Registered Nurse
Employment Type
Shift Hours
Shifts per Week
0 years
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