Cath Lab RN

Baptist Health
Job Category: Registered Nurses
Department: Cath Lab
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Address: 1740 Nicholasville Road, Lexington, KY 40503, USA

Job Description

Sign on Bonus offered up to $30,000 for qualified individuals

Registered Nurse – Cardiac Cath Lab

Weekly 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

 

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Nurses in the Cardiac Catheterization Lab assist physicians during cardiac cath procedures, elective and emergency angioplasty procedures, structural heart procedures and other advanced cardiovascular special procedures. The Cath Lab Nurse will monitors patient vital signs during the procedure and administers medication before, during and after cardiac procedures.  The also routinely operate, maintain, and troubleshoot cath lab equipment including video recorders, hemodynamic records, radiographic equipment and digital imaging equipment.

 

Cardiac Cath Lab Nurses must be able to take occasional call, in order to assist us in providing service for cardiac and stroke interventions 24 hours per day. When on call, must be able to report for duty within 30 minutes of notice.

 

Minimum Education, Training and Experience Required:

A. Active Kentucky Nursing License.

B. At least 2 years of experience preferred in ICU, CCU or cardiovascular nursing.

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.

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