1+ years of recent I.R. or Cath Lab experience strongly preferred. Applicants may qualify for a sign-on bonus up to $5,000.00, depending on experience, which includes a 2-year commitment.
FTE Status: Full Time
The Cath Lab/Interventional Radiology RN position at Highlands Ranch Hospital will provide a unique opportunity for the RN looking to diversify their role and skillset. This RN will assist in providing nursing care and sedation for all after-hours Interventional Radiology procedures Interventional Cardiology procedures such as coronary angiography, stent placement, peripheral interventions and cardiac device implantation. This position will take overnight and weekend call only as part of an on-call RN team. It is a salaried position so hours are guaranteed.
Responsibilities: Provides on-call nursing support for critical procedural service areas. Adheres to patient safety goals, fall and skin precautions, restraint use, and medication administration policies. Educates patient and family. Completes patient assessment based on diagnosis and scheduled procedure; identifies discrepancies or conditions that would impact planned care. Documents care provided. Handles assignment changes. Identifies opportunities for practice improvements. Identifies additional supplies and equipment needed. Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
Credentials: Essential: * Basic Life Support * Registered Nurse
Other information: Minimum Required Education: Graduate of an accredited Registered/Professional Nursing program if less than 3 years’ experience. Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing. Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN). Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider and any relevant life support certification as determined at position level. Minimum Experience: 1 year of acute care nursing experience.
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.)
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