Beaumont Hospital, Dearborn
Job Category: Registered Nurses
Department: Cath Lab
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Address: 18101 Oakwood Boulevard, Dearborn, MI, USA

Job Description

*Contingent* Days


  • As a valued member of the Dearborn Cath Lab Team you will quickly see how your efforts positively impact the lives of the community we serve.
  • We are the referral center for our surrounding communities for patients needing both emergent and elective procedures for most cardiac and vascular conditions.
  • You will participate and support leading advancements in Interventional Cardiology.
  • Exciting new advancements in the treatment of cardiac diseases with Dearborn often at the forefront.
  • Dearborn Cath Lab finds itself in the envious position of leading the nation in the number of heart attack patients treated using supersaturated oxygen.
  • First in the world treating a cardiogenic shock patient with supersaturated oxygen combined with a left ventricular assist device.
  • First in Michigan using a new device for the treatment of class III heart failure.  Beaumont Dearborn Cath Lab is an exciting place to work and use state-of-the art innovation and technology to treat our patients.
  • The Cath Lab is made up of 4 interventional labs and 16 pre and post procedure bays.
  • Utilizing the most up to date technology and supplies, the lab performs diagnostic and interventional cardiac and peripheral procedures, while specializing in high risk angioplasty with the use of heart support devices.  In addition, we specialize in chronic total coronary occlusions and structural heart procedures with in-lab TAVR (transcatheter aortic valve replacement).
  • The lab performs many other procedures to include pacemaker implants, generator changes, loop recorder insertions, transesophageal echocardiogram, cardioversions



1. Applies the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation, and discharge needs of patient/family/significant other.

2. Applies the Core Concepts of Patient- and Family-Centered Care (PFCC) in practice and uses this knowledge to personalize care for each patient/family.

3. Recognizes the impact of nursing care and patient/family partnerships on patient outcomes.

4. Partners with and utilizes patient/family input and goals in planning plan of care.

5. Provides quality care that meets or exceeds the expectations of value (core measures, quality matrix, patient experience, fiscally responsible).

6. Provides assistance to individuals in a manner that takes into account their special needs, age-related and cultural-related needs.

7. Recognizes the roles of the interdisciplinary team, patient and family care partners and utilizes them appropriately as resources in planning patient care.

8. Delegates appropriate tasks.

9. Demonstrates knowledge of and competently performs technical procedures and uses equipment properly.

10. Documents in the patient record in a timely, accurate and concise manner. Develops teaching strategies for patient/family; documents education and learning appropriately in health record.

11. Demonstrates leadership in the professional practice setting and is responsible for continuing personal education, mentoring peers and educating patients and families.

12. Stays up to date with current health system initiatives and incorporates evidence based practice and research into practice. Maintains current knowledge in area of clinical practice.

13. Completes a self-appraisal that includes professional goals annually and completes peer review.

14. Participates in department-based activities, staff meetings and committees.

15. Actively participates in hand offs of care, including the patient, family, and partners in care.

16. Demonstrates knowledge, understanding and embraces cultural traditions and lore of community served.

17. Duties as assigned based on the invasive cardiology or vascular service being provided.

18. Administration of sedatives/analgesics as supported by the Moderate Sedation policy for the performance of invasive, manipulative or constraining diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Monitors patient’s response to drug treatments.



A. Education / Training:

· Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Diploma, A.D.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., DNP/PhD – if not minimum BSN prepared, new graduate/nurse with less than one (1) year experience is required to sign an educational contract upon hire to complete BSN within specified timeframe and adhere to contract stipulations. RN must enroll in an accredited BSN program within one (1) year of licensure date and complete within the next four (4) years. This is effective September 1, 2017.

B. Work Experience:

· 2 Years previous nursing experience required. Minimum of one (1) year acute care experience required. Critical Care, Cath Lab, or Procedural/OR experience preferred.

C. Certification, Licensure, Registration:

· RN with active license in State of Michigan.

· Specialty Certification highly recommended after 2 years in specialty.

D. Other Qualifications:

· Current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers certification and other certifications as required by department.

· ACLS within 6 months of hire/transfer

· On-call rotation responsibilities (after hours, weekend, and holiday). Employee assigned to an on-call shift will be expected to be available by telephone or pager and be able to respond within the designated departmental time-frames.

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