Dual Specialty EP lab RN - Cath lab Holding RN

St. Bernards Healthcare Jonesboro, AR
RN Required

2 years experience required

* JOB REQUIREMENTS

* Education

* Skill and proficiency in applying highly technical principles, concepts, and techniques which are central to the nursing profession. Such proficiency is acquired through completion of an Associate degree, diploma, or Baccalaureate degree program in nursing. Knowledge of human growth and development necessary for assessment, range of treatment and care of patients appropriate to the patients age as acquired through formal educational course work. ACLS is required. Current licensure or permit as a registered nurse in the state of Arkansas.

* Experience

* Must have at least two years of clinical nursing experience in the operating room. Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and competence in field of practice. Must be ACLS certified. Knowledge of hospital and department policies and procedures, patient care procedures; ability to operate technical equipment as acquired through orientation.

* Physical

* Normal hospital environment. Exposure to biological hazards. Frequent exposure to unpleasant odors. Close eye work. Hearing of normal and soft tones. Distinguish smells. Distinguish temperatures by touch and proximity. Lifting up to 100 lbs. Carrying up to 40 lbs. Pushing/pulling up to 350 lbs. Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching.

* This is a safety sensitive position. Please see the St. Bernards Substance Abuse Policy for further information.

* JOB SUMMARY

* Performs as circulator during electrophysiology procedures under the direction of the Cardiologist and/or Radiologist and the supervision of the department manager and/or director. This position requires independent judgment, integrity, initiative and excellent critical thinking skills. He/She must ensure a safe, organized, and efficient working environment in the surgical area. RN’s must be available to be on call on a rotating schedule with a response time of 30 minutes for emergent or urgent cases. Responsible for assessing, analyzing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the care of patients on a daily basis. Under the general supervision of the Director, Patient Care Manager, Assistant Patient Care Manager, and Registered Nurse in charge, responsible for 1 shift. Incumbents are subject to overtime and call-back as required by the hospital.

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