Clinical Nurse (RN) – Cath Angio Lab

Stanford Health Care
Job Category: Registered Nurses
Department: Clinical Nurse
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Address: 300 Pasteur Drive, Palo Alto, CA, USA

Job Description

Job Type: Full-time

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Rotating – 12 Hour (United States of America)
Full-time (0.9 FTE) works 72 hours per pay period 12 hour varied shifts, plus additional on call shifts required.The Catheterization Angiography Laboratory aims to provide minimally invasive catheter based radiological procedures to inpatients and outpatients for diagnostic evaluation and/or therapeutic intervention. The population served by the Cath Angio Lab is inclusive of all age spectrums from the neonate to the elderly patient with congenital heart disease, arteriosclerotic heart disease, valvular disease, arrhythmias, peripheral vascular disease, pulmonary disease, neurovascular disease, osteoporosis. The Cath Angio Lab specializes in adult interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, neuroradiology, and vascular interventions. The diagnostic procedures performed in the lab typically use the administration of contrast media for visualization of selective anatomical structures and measurement of pressures and blood flow for determination of vascular integrity The Clinical Nurse performs established nursing procedures using clinical knowledge, as well as special procedures, i.e. angiography (neuro, cardiac, diagnostic, vascular interventions, and electrophysiology). This individual will work with adults and pediatrics, conduct hemodynamic monitoring, and will problem solve and trouble shoot. This person must be able to work under stress, pressure and deal effectively with a variety of people. The Clinical Nurse (CN) is an RN who provides hands-on care to patients, practicing in an evidence- based manner, within the Scope of Practice of the California Nursing Practice Act, regulatory requirements, standards of care, and hospital policies. Within that role, the CN performs all steps of the nursing process including assessing patients; interpreting data; planning, implementing, and evaluating care; coordinating care with other providers; and teaching the patient and family the knowledge and skills needed to manage their care and prevent complications . The CN partners with the patient’s family wherever possible, considering all aspects of care, to deliver family centered care. As a professional, monitors the quality of nursing care provided. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status or on the basis of disability.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying. Education: Degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university; BSN required. Licensure/Certification: Current California RN license. Current AHA Healthcare Provider BLS and ACLS certification. Experience: Recent Critical Care experience within the last 2 years required. One (1) year of recent Cath Lab experience preferred. ER experience considered if experience includes care of critical care patients, knowledge of vasoactive drips, and ventilators. Must be able to communicate effectively in English.

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.