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Jordan Hospital RN - Cardiovascular Invasive, Trainable in Plymouth, Massachusetts

This position will work in the Cath Lab and Prep/Recovery Area as well as Nuclear Stress. The position is a Flexible Day position and requires call, which includes nights weekends and holidays.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Assess physical, mental, and psychosocial status of patient using age-appropriate knowledge.

  • Plans, evaluates and supervises care of all patients assigned.

  • Participates in working towards and fulfilling the charge nurse roll.

  • Works collaboratively with other disciplines in care of patients.

  • Competent to be the primary RN in the various cardiovascular tests/procedures done within the department.

  • Participates in formal and informal educational programs to improve technical skills.

  • Responsible for continued learning and application to practice.

  • Synthesizes patient care information to formulate appropriate nursing diagnosis.

  • Responsible to provide patient and family education.

  • Work practice reflects philosophy purpose and policies of the hospital and department.

  • Explain procedure to patient (and family, if appropriate).

  • Prepare patient for test.

  • Participates in pre, intra and post procedural monitoring (VS, EKG's, hemodynamics).

  • Reinforces instructions given by M.D.

  • Competent to administer moderate sedation.

  • Identifies possible medication reactions and responds appropriately.

  • Assures that equipment and supplies are available as needed.

  • Assists in booking tests/procedures.

  • Participates in pre procedural process which may include but not be limited to chart preparation and telephone interview of the patient.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Current Massachusetts RN License

  • AHA ACLS and BLS Certified

  • Minimum of two years working as a RN in a Critical Care or Emergency Department environment required

  • Excellent communication skills; ability to critically think and work in a fast paced clinically challenging and dynamic setting; ability work in a team; collaborative

Strongly Preferred Requirements:

  • BSN or working towards

  • Experience in Procedural Sedation

  • One year of current Interventional Cath Lab experience

  • CCRN Certification

  • Evidence of strong preceptor and mentoring abilities

As with all job assignments, staff may be floated to areas where they are needed.

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