Cath Lab Nurse RN
Company: MyMichigan Health
Posted on: November 15, 2022
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
(35%)* Performs nursing care of the catheterization/angiography
(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
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
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
Electrophysiology skills as gained through a minimum of 1 year
experience working in the electrophysiology lab environment
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
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
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
Frequently required to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time.
May require frequent postural changes such as stooping, kneeling or
Some exposure to blood borne pathogens and other potentially
Must follow MidMichigan Health bloodborne pathogen and TB testing
Ability to handle multiple tasks, get along with others, work
independently, regular and predictable attendance and ability to
Overall dexterity is required including handling, reaching,
grasping, fingering and feeling.
May require repetition of these movements on a regular to frequent
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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