Registered Nurse Cath Lab

Intermountain Health St. James Hospital
Job Category: Registered Nurses
Department: Cardiac Cath Lab
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Address: 400 South Clark Street, Butte, MT, USA

Job Description


Job Description:

Provides professional nursing care to patients in the Cardiac Cath/Special Procedures, Cardiovascular, and Imaging Departments.

This position works four 10 hour shifts per week. On call requirements are one weekend of call every 4 weeks.

  • Accurately access patient medical records
  • Input physician’s orders appropriately to patient’s records
  • Review documentation for ongoing patient care
  • Communicate patient record with ancillary hospital services
  • Takes responsibility for patient’s welfare at all times while in care of the Cath lab/Special Procedures Dept.
  • Reviews medical history and chart.
  • Reviews lab results, reports abnormal findings per protocol.
  • Determines patient’s condition and any adverse drug reaction problems.
  • Prepares necessary drugs and IV solutions for Cath/Special Procedures patient.
  • Circulates during procedure as required and assists physicians with catheters, instruments and drug administration.
  • Communicates current assessments of the patient’s condition to physicians and other health team members.
  • Provides an open line of communication between department and patient floors, auxiliary and support services.
  • Transports patients to and from Cath Lab/Special Procedure Department utilizing defined protocols including proper hand-off communication.
  • Maintains CPR cart/drug supplies/narcotic count daily.
  • Assures temporary pacemaker battery/laryngoscope batteries are charged monthly.
  • Assures drug cupboards are secured when department is unattended.
  • Analyzes dysrhythmias and other EKG changes.
  • Understands pressure waveforms.
  • Remains comfortable in all phases of the operation of the WITT Monitoring System.
  • Provides nursing care in Radiology Department when not busy in Cath Lab


Minimum Qualifications:



  • BSN Degree * from an accredited program required within 4 years unless 15 years of acute care service.
  • Current State of Montana Registered Nurse License
  • BLS Certification upon hire
  • Advanced Life Support (ACLS) required upon hire
  • Conscious Sedation required within 6 months of hire



  • National Certification in area of practice




Physical Requirements: Speaking, hearing / listening, seeing, manual dexterity, climbing, lifting, walking, standing, pulling/pushing, carrying.


Location: St James Hospital


Work City: Butte


Work State: Montana

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40

The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.  $32.50 – $77.71


We care about your well-being – mind, body, and spirit – which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.


Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers, and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers; and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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