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Per Diem Nurse - Cardiac Cath Lab - Variable

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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 4/20/2017

University of California- Irvine Orange, CA

Orange, CA
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Job Classification
Part Time
Job Type
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Position Summary:

Incumbent provides patient care to an assigned group of patients in Cardiac Cath Lab, ensuring effective collaboration with the interdisciplinary teams in creation and implementation of the plan of care. Performs professional nursing duties that incorporate the psychomotor and age appropriate cognitive skills of the patient/family/significant other utilizing knowledge of patient assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation. Evaluates patient outcomes, effectiveness of plan of care, and readiness for discharge. Participates in unit related projects as needed. Serves as a role model, mentor and resource to other clinical staff in the area, and may function as a Patient Care Coordinator (PCC) as requested by the supervisor/manager.

Salary Range:

Rate Minimum $55.92 Midpoint $55.92 Maximum $55.92

Required Qualifications:

Ability to cover call shifts (24/7)

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the HealthSystem

Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload

Ability to maintain flexibility and work well in a fast paced, constantly changing environment

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

Minimum 6 months recent experience working in a Cardiac Cath Lab or Invasive Procedural Setting, or minimum 2 years' recent experience working in a Cardiac Critical care unit

Moderate sedation experience

Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job

Must possess skill, knowledge and ability to circulate, monitor and recover a patient undergoing a diagnostic and therapeutic cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology procedures

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

Preferred Qualifications:

Bilingual skills to communicate effectively with patients and families

Knowledge and practical application of hemodynamic monitoring

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.