Anderson Hospital
Job Category: Registered Nurses
Department: Cardiac Cath Lab
Hospital or Company Website: Visit Website
Address: 6800 IL-162, Maryville, IL, USA

Job Description


Position Title:     Cardiac Cath Lab Unit RN              

Department:        Cath Lab

Reports to:          Clinical Director

Job Summary:  The cardiac cath lab nurse will function in the role of circulating and monitor RN in addition to the role of scrub as needed.

Service and Quality Standards:

  1. Service

Is Customer focused

                Anticipates customer needs

                Adheres to customer service standards

Is Competent, caring and compassionate

                Treats coworkers and customers with dignity and respect

                Demonstrates competent, caring and compassionate behavior

                                to customers and coworkers

  1. People

Is conversation conscious

                Assures confidentiality of patient and employee information

Is positive in interactions with others

Is courteous and respectful

                Promotes a harassment free environment

                Inspires the trust of others

Acts in accordance with hospital policies and code of conduct

  1. Quality

Is excellent in patient care and service

                Demonstrates multidisciplinary cooperation

                Assists in obtaining excellent satisfaction scores of feedback

Is safety conscious

                Demonstrates safety consciousness and supports safety initiatives

Is involved with improvement efforts

                Supports performance improvement

                Seeks ways to improve systems and services

                Shows commitment to improvement efforts

                Meets mandatory educational requirements

  1. Growth

Is a loyal ambassador

                Demonstrates commitment to hospital mission and vision

Is active and involved

                Supports hospital initiatives

                Champions innovation and supports change

Is a positive role model

                Fosters team cooperation

  1. Finance

Is a good steward of hospital resources

                Develops/uses efficient work methods

Is cost effective

                Conserves organizational resources

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Exhibits responsibility for departmental and personal work schedules.
  2. Supports patient’s rights and responsibilities, including respect of cultural and religious diversity.
  3. Provides age-appropriate and population specific patient care in a safe, skillful, accurate and efficient manner to all populations.
  4. Maintains current knowledge and practice of hospital and departmental policies and procedures.
  5. Conducts self in a professional manner.
  6. Completes documentation accurately and in a timely manner, according to hospital policies and procedures to include computerized documentation and ordering.
  7. Engages in activities to expand and/or enhance the professional nursing role, which includes integration of research and evidence based practice.
  8. Provides leadership and autonomy in the professional practice setting and the profession.
  9. Effectively utilizes the nursing process to ensure optimal nursing care and patient outcomes.
  10. Assesses the patient’s initial and ongoing condition.
  11. Formulates a plan and identifies individualized patient needs.
  12. Facilitates interventions in accordance with patient’s established plan of care and provides appropriate nursing interventions for the patient undergoing surgical intervention.
  13. Evaluates progress towards the attainment of the patient’s plan of care by constantly individualizing, updating and prioritizing the plan of care.
  14. Follows policy and procedure for environmental cleaning and housekeeping.

Working Conditions: Exposure Category I:  Tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues.  All procedures or other job-related tasks that involve an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids or tissues, or a potential for spills or splashes of them, are Category I tasks.  Use of appropriate protective measures is required for every employee engaged in Category I tasks.


Education Requirements and Other Requirements:

               Education Level: Graduate of an accredited nursing program. 

Certification/Licensure: Illinois licensed or eligible.  BLS & ACLS required

Intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) certification within 6 months.

              Experience Requirements: Minimum one-year RN experience preferred.

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