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RN - Cath Lab - Full Time Days
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Job Description

Baptist Health strives to cultivate a close-knit, positive and professional environment that encourages our employees to want to come to work every day.

When you choose Baptist, you have an opportunity to play a role in providing compassionate, quality care that makes a difference in the lives of our patients and promotes joy throughout our communities.

Job Description:

Hours: 40

Shift: 1st

Status: Full Time

Job Summary:

Administers, supervises, teaches, records and evaluates the professional nursing care given to patients in the Cardiac Cath Lab

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The following is a summary of the major functions of this individual's job. He or she may perform other duties, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below, and specific functions may change from time to time.

1. Performs all cardiac cath procedures with technical accuracy and a thorough understanding of all procedures performed.

2. Assists in providing optimum care for patients undergoing cardiovascular procedures by possessing necessary knowledge of cardiovascular disease and medications.

3. Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system.

4. Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of sterile technique.

5. Demonstrates knowledge of radiation safety and equipment safety.

6. Demonstrates a working knowledge of x ray equipment, pressure injector, and hemodynamic equipment. Troubleshooting equipment as able.

7. Provides a safe environment.

10. Records an accurate medical history and physical assessment according to procedure to be performed.

11. Schedules patients.

12. Assists in the orientation of new personnel.

13. Takes call as assigned. This includes non-call staff in efforts to cover call as needed at the discretion of the management.

Minimum Education, Training and Experience Required:

A. Active Kentucky Nursing License.

B. At least 2 years of experience preferred in ICU, CCU, OHRR.

C. BCLS Required within 90 days of employment.

D. ACLS will be required within six months for experienced staff nurses and within one year for new graduate nurses.

E. BSN required except as noted:

* Individuals hired as a Staff RN prior to October 1, 2013 are grandfathered and exempt from additional BSN requirements.
* Individuals hired as a Staff RN with at least 10 years of Staff RN experience who don't hold a BSN will be required to either (a) obtain a BSN by enrolling in a program within one year of hire and completing within 5 years of employment or (b) obtain a specialty certification within one year of employment.
* Individuals hired as a Staff RN with less than 10 years of Staff RN experience who don't hold a BSN will be required to obtain a BSN by enrolling in a program within one year of hire and completing within 5 years of employment.

If you would like to be part of a growing family focused on supporting clinical excellence, teamwork and innovation, we urge you to apply now!

Baptist Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.