Cath Lab Nurse RN + Call
Company: MyMichigan Health
Posted on: August 4, 2022
Summary This position cares for patients before, during and
after angiography, interventional, angiographic cardiac
catheterization procedures. This includes pre-procedure assessment,
pre-medication, documentation of cath process, post-cath care,
patient education. Scrubs in for procedures and assists other
members of the cardiac catheterization laboratory.
(35%)* Performs nursing care of the catheterization/angiography
patient. (35%)* Operates equipment, i.e., cardiac output,
hemodynamic, pacemakers/ICD's, intraaortic balloon pump, etc.
Transfers patients, stocks supplies and performs basic office
procedures. (15%)* Scrubs in for procedures with the physician.
(15%)* Records all pertinent information on appropriate data
sheets. OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assists in other
radiology/cardiology procedures as needed. Performs clinical
functions as needed. MidMichigan Health is a technology driven
organization and employees need to demonstrate competency in
Microsoft Windows. An employee may be required to participate in
further learning opportunities offered by MidMichigan Health.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING AND SKILLS: Associate's
Degree Required Bachelor degree in nursing is preferred. Registered
Nurse Required BLS Required ACLS Required Knowledge of nursing
technique as normally acquired through completion of an Associate's
degree in Nursing culminating in licensure as a RN. Knowledge of
critical care nursing as normally acquired through 2 year's
experience working in a Medical Center or similar setting.
Electrophysiology skills as gained through a minimum of 1 year
experience working in the electrophysiology lab environment
required. Interpersonal skills needed to communicate successfully
with individuals and groups and interact with people at all levels
to communicate ideas and concepts in a clear and understandable
manner. Knowledge and operation of intraaortic balloon pump.
PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Exposure to stressful situations, including those involving public
contact, as well as, trauma, grief and death. Able to wear personal
protective equipment that includes latex materials or appropriate
substitute if required for your position. Is able to move freely
about facility with or without an assisted device and must be able
to perform the functions of the job as outlined in the job
description. Overall vision and hearing is necessary with or
without assisted device(s). Frequently required to sit/stand/walk
for long periods of time. May require frequent postural changes
such as stooping, kneeling or crouching. Some exposure to blood
borne pathogens and other potentially infectious material. Must
follow MidMichigan Health bloodborne pathogen and TB testing as
required. Ability to handle multiple tasks, get along with others,
work independently, regular and predictable attendance and ability
to stay awake. Overall dexterity is required including handling,
reaching, grasping, fingering and feeling. May require repetition
of these movements on a regular to frequent basis. Physical Demand
Level: Medium. Must be able to occasionally (0-33% of the workday)
lift or carry 21-50 lbs., frequently 34-66% of the workday 20 lbs.
and or Walk/Stand/Push/Pull of Arm/Leg controls and constantly
(67-100% or the workday) 10 lbs.
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