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Registered Nurse – Cardiac Cath Lab – Full-time Days

Sierra View Medical Center

Posted January 9, 2019
Department: Cardiac Catheterization Lab
465 W Putnam Ave, Porterville, CA 93257, USA

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have and maintain current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of California . Must have and maintain current BLS and ACLS certification. Must have I.V. Conscious Sedation Competency.

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence if required. Able to administer and dispense all medication as required. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Must be capable of dealing effectively and ethically with co-workers, physicians, and other Hospital personnel. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have basic computer skills.

Under the direction of the Administrative Director of Imaging and Physical Therapy, the Cardiac Cath Lab Director, and in consultation with the Medical Director, the Cath Lab RN is responsible for the oversight of patient assessment and medication administration, including I.V. start and conscious sedation. Is responsible for the assessment, treatment or care appropriate to the ages of the patients served who are undergoing Cardiac Catheterization procedures. Demonstrates the ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of the patient’s needs. Possesses knowledge of growth and development and has an understanding of the range of treatment needed for all patient groups. Able to fulfill each RN function in the department in the absence of other RN staff. Responsible for various clerical and Quality Assurance duties as assigned, including ACC Data Collection and Reporting. Must maintain compliance with rules and regulations as set forth by the governing agencies. Follows AIDET and accepts reassignment and additional duties, when necessary, in a flexible and positive manner.

Must be able to work normal/scheduled working hours which may include Holidays, call-backs, weeknights, weekends, and on-call in the Director’s absence. Agrees to participate, as directed, in emergencies and community disasters during scheduled and unscheduled hours.

Needs to recognize that they have an affirmative duty and responsibility for reporting perceived misconduct, including actual or potential violations of laws, regulations, policies, procedures, or this organization’s standards/code of conduct.

The employee must work well under pressure, meet multiple and sometimes competing deadlines; and the incumbent shall at all times demonstrate a cooperative behavior with colleagues and supervisors from all departments of the Hospital and government agency employees.

The Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit, qualifications, potential and competency. The Hospital policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), religion (all aspects of religious beliefs, observance or practice, including religious dress or grooming practices) marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or a record or history of cancer, and genetic characteristics), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition), genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. Discrimination can also include failing to reasonably accommodate religious practices or qualified individuals with disabilities where the accommodation does not pose an undue hardship. All such discrimination is unlawful.

The Hospital is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the Hospital operations and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Hospital, including supervisors and coworkers.