1+ years of recent procedural/surgical experience strongly preferred. 1+ years of recent Charge RN experience strongly preferred.
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Daily coordination of cases involving anesthesiology services and the various services that comprise the Cardiac and Vascular Center (CVC) including communication with the CVC charge anesthesiologist, charge nurses of interventional radiology (IR), cardiac cath lab and electrophysiology (EP). Optimization of departmental schedules to improve workflow. Adjust next day/weekly schedule to improve efficiency and workflow. Place pre-op orders, order transport, and arrange for inpatients to arrive in Pre/Post Unit in timely fashion. Track barriers/identify areas for improvement, and assist in process improvement projects.
Maintain direct line of communication between anesthesiology services and CVC services to improve efficiency, workflow, patient safety and minimize case delays.
Supervises and mentors nursing and support staff during assigned shift.
Provides direct patient care as needed. Floats between staff to assist with problem-solving. May take patient assignments to meet staffing needs. Evaluates the effectiveness of patient care and identifies any issues that affect desired patient outcomes.
Responds to complaints about patient care and related services, and manages through established channels. Performs role-specific duties as assigned, including entering orders, performing admissions or discharges, and coordinating transfers. Ensures staff has necessary equipment and supplies to provide safe, quality patient care.
Graduate of an accredited Registered/Professional Nursing program if less than 3 years experience.
State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).
BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.) ACLS through the American Heart Association with card in-hand before start date, and current AHA ACLS must be good through sixty days of hire.
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