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
JOB DESCRIPTIONPosition 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.
Rate Minimum $55.92 Midpoint $55.92 Maximum $55.92
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
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.