WCHN Western Connecticut Health Network

Cardiac Lab- RN- Per Diem 8HR- Days

US-CT-Norwalk
3 months ago
ID
2016-6310
Standard Hours
Per Diem
Shift
Day 8
Work Schedule
8 hour. 7-3:30pm or 9-5:30pm. On call Mon-Fri and weekends
Department
Cardiac Laboratory 736

Job Summary

The primary function of the Staff Nurse is to provide assessment and treatment of patients.  Under the supervision of the Patient Care Manager, the Staff Nurse

  • Elicits a comprehensive medical history and completes the admission assessment
  • Documents detailed information incorporating the plan of care, interventions and outcomes reflecting the patient’s physical, mental and emotional status
  • Assesses the patient prior to administering medications noting allergies, parameters, potential side effects, effectiveness and intervening as needed
  • Conducts walking rounds for shift report and introductory rounds with assigned patients at the beginning of the shift
  • Assumes role of charge nurse demonstrating independent problem solving, decision making, organizational and prioritization skills.
  • Attends to unit staffing needs in relation to acuity and census in a pro-active manner.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree (BSN) required
  • Current State of CT RN license required
  • BLS required

Additional Job Requirements

Current Connecticut State R.N. License. Basic Life Support and Advanced Life Support required. Venipuncture experience required. IntraAortic Balloon Pump experience required. EP/Pacemaker experience preferred. Catheter Ablation experience preferred. Angioplasty experience preferred.

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