September 02, 2016
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Per Diem Nurse - Cardiac Cath Lab - Variable

University of California- Irvine - Orange, CA

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  • Company
    University of California- Irvine University of California- Irvine
  • Location
    Orange, CA
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Part Time
  • Experience
    Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
  • Education
    Bachelors Degree
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Job Description

Position Summary:

Incumbent provides patient care to an assigned group of patients in a procedural setting. The nurse incorporates the psycho-motor and age appropriate skills of the patient/family/significant other utilizing knowledge of patient assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation. Acts as a role model and resource to other clinical staff in the area.

Salary Range:

Rate Minimum $53.77 Midpoint $53.77 Maximum $53.77

Required Qualifications:

1 year nursing experience in a Cardiac Cath Lab and 2 years experience in Cardiac Critical Care unit or a Cardiothoracic intensive care unit, OR completion of a hemodynamic course with 1 year experience in a Cardiac Critical Care unit or Cardiothoracic Intensive care unit (all experience must be within the past 2 years)

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the HealthSystem

Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload

Ability to work variable shifts including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

All external candidates must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Basic Life Support

Current CA RN license

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Knowledge and practical application of hemodynamic monitoring

Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job

Must possess skill, knowledge and ability to administer conscious sedation, circulate, monitor, and recover a patient undergoing a diagnostic and therapuetic Cardiac Catheterization and electrophysiology procedures

Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties

Preferred Qualifications:

6 months experience with Electrophysiology procedures and or Device implant procedures within the past 2 years

Bilingual skills to communicate effectively with patients and families

Knowledge of University and medical center organizations, policies, procedures and forms

Skill, knowledge and ability to provide procedural nursing care during electrophysiology procedures and/ or device implant procedures

Understanding of applicable regulatory requirements

Physical, Mental & Environmental Demands:

To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.