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Registered Nurse (RN)-FT-Cath Lab-St. Mary's Hospital

Company: Bon Secours
Location: Richmond
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Thank you for considering a career at Bon Secours!THIS POSITION MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR A BONUS UP TO $15K FOR AT LEAST ONE YEAR OF EXPERIENCE!Summary of Primary FunctionsThe Cardiac Cath Lab Registered Nurse (RN) provides, coordinates, plans, and evaluates the care of the patient in collaboration with the interdisciplinary care team and within the established nursing process framework. Evaluation is done through data collection, assessment, identification, and prioritization of patient problems/needs including evaluation of process/outcome of nursing care, interventions, and teaching. The RN coordinates, provides, and directs patient teaching activities and coordinates the care provided by health team members.Essential Job Functions

  • Conducts and analyzes initial and ongoing patient assessment, creates a plan of care, implements treatment, and evaluates treatment effectiveness.
  • Administers medications in a safe manner consistent with the State of Practice and Bon Secours Mercy Health policies and procedures.
  • Serves as point of contact for patients' care coordination throughout hospital departments.
  • Acts as a patient safety advocate by participating in ongoing quality improvement in the department and collaborates with spiritual care, palliative, and ethics when needed.
  • Serves as a point person for care coordination for family members or caregivers.
  • Using the AACN Synergy Model, restores, supports, promotes, rehabilitates, or palliates to maintain the physiologic, psychologic, and psychosocial stability of patients across the lifespan.
  • Synthesizes and prioritizes information in order to take immediate and decisive evidence-based, patient-focused action using clinical judgement and clinical inquiry.
  • Anticipates and responds with confidence and adapts to rapidly changing patient conditions.
  • Responds to the unique needs of the patients and families coping with unanticipated illness or injury and treatment and advocate for their choices in quality of life.
  • Functions independently in the role of scrub nurse and circulator.
  • Participates in the on-call system for emergency and urgent procedures on weekends, nights, and holidays. Must be able to respond to STEMI call backs in less than 30 minutes.
  • BSMH nurses are expected to practice and deliver care in accordance with the core concepts and intention of the BSMH Nursing Professional Practice Model.This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.Licensing/CertificationCurrent RN license in state they are working or covered by compact (required)BLS Basic Life Support (preferred upon hire, must obtain from approved source prior to direct patient care)ACLS Advanced Cardiac Life Support (preferred)PALS Pediatric Advanced Life Support (preferred)CCRN Critical Care Registered Nurse (preferred)PCCN Progressive Care Certified Nurse (preferred)National Institute of Health (NIH) Stroke Certification (preferred)RCIS Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (preferred)RCES Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (preferred)EducationBachelor of Science Nursing (preferred)Work Experience1 year RN experience in telemetry, critical care, cardiac cath lab, ER, or OR (required)TrainingEPIC Electronic Health Record (EHR) training (preferred)Critical Care Course (preferred)Skills
    • Performs comprehensive assessment of patient's clinical condition and psychosocial needs of the patient and their supportive resources.
    • Safely and efficiently develops, implements, and prioritizes plan of care.
    • Assesses patient's physical and emotional responses to treatment to evaluate effectiveness of intervention and patient outcomes; revises plan of care accordingly.
    • Collaborates with others in the delivery of coordinated patient care.
    • Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills.
    • Applies cultural diversity and inclusion principles when caring for patients and their support resources.
    • Assist patient and family in coping with patient's illness.
    • Recognizes own limitations and seeks assistance and acquires information to perform safely.
    • Integrates cost-effective measures into practice and models effective stewardship of available resources.
    • Possesses clinical knowledge, skills, and competency to provide evidence-based patient care in accordance with the current standards of practice, policy and procedure, and BSMH mission.
    • Advances personal and professional growth through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-services, and workshops.
    • Assigns patient care according to the nursing skill, knowledge, and scope of practice of staff.
    • Orients, facilitates learning experience, and provides education (based upon quality improvement indicators, outcomes, and implementation) to nursing staff and others.
    • Application of the nursing process in patient care delivery.
    • Assists patient and family in coping with patient's illness.
    • Exhibits professionalism through accountability for own and delegated actions.
    • Practices self-care and cultivates resilience in conflict and difficult circumstances.
    • Protects the safety and privacy of all persons.
    • Understanding and utilization of office and clinical technologies.
    • Ability to communicate with patients in a manner they can understand considering their personal preferences.
    • Compassionate, relationship-based approach to help find meaning in illness, suffering, pain, and existence.
    • Remains calm, adaptive, and collective during an emergency.
    • Inserts intra-aortic balloon pumps, chest tubes, and impellas.
    • Assesses patients through hemodynamic monitoring.
    • Performs transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).
    • Inserts and monitors transvenous pacing/temporary pacing.
    • Administers means for conscious sedation.
    • Knowledge of advanced respiratory modalities.Working ConditionsPeriods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occurMay be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuseMay be required to use physical restraintsMay be exposed to high noise levels and bright lightsMay be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids*May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials*May have periods of constant interruptions
      • Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.Physical RequirementsLifting/Carrying (0-50 lbs.): 34-66%Lifting/Carrying (50-100 lbs.) 34-66%Push/Pull (0-50 lbs.) 34-66%Push/Pull (50-100 lbs.) 34-66%Stoop/Kneel 1-33%Crawling 1-33%Climbing 1-33%Balance 1-33%Bending 34-66%Sitting 34-66%Walking 34-66%Standing 34-66%Additional Physical Requirements/HazardsManual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)Perform shift workManeuver weight of patientsHear alarms/telephone/audio recorderReach above shoulderRepetitive arm/hand movementsFinger DexterityColor VisionAcuity - farAcuity - nearDepth perceptionUse of latex productsExposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergentsExposure to moving mechanical partsExposure to dust/fumesExposure to potential electrical shockExposure to x ray/electromagnetic energyExposure to high pitched noisesGaseous risk exposurePatient PopulationDemonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age, specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in departmental policies and procedures.Adults (18-64 years)Geriatrics (65 years and older)Bon SecoursAbout UsAs a faith-based and patient-focused organization, Bon Secours exists to enhance the health and well-being of all people in mind, body and spirit through exceptional patient care. Success in this goal requires a culture of compassion, collaboration, excellence and respect. Bon Secours seeks people that are committed to our values of compassion, human dignity, integrity, service and stewardship to create an environment where associates want to work and help communities thrive.Registered Nurse (RN) - Cardiac Cath Lab -Bon Secours St. Mary's HospitalJob Summary:The Cardiac Cath Lab Registered Nurse (RN) position is responsible for delivering exceptional nursing care to patients by:
        • Utilizing strong organizational and leadership skills to assess patient status
        • Determining the priority of the patient's problems and needs
        • Implementing clinical nursing interventions to acute, critical patients that require intensive medical care
        • Developing and performing patient care plans to enhance and improve outcomes
        • Ensuring a safe and therapeutic environmentEssential Functions:
          • Collaborate with the interdisciplinary care team
          • Conducts and analyzes initial and ongoing patient assessment, creates a plan of care, implements treatment, and evaluates treatment effectiveness
          • Synthesizes and prioritizes information in order to take immediate and decisive evidence-based, patient-focused action using clinical judgement and clinical inquiry
          • Anticipates and responds with confidence and adapts to rapidly changing patient conditions
          • Participates in the on-call system for emergency and urgent procedures on weekends, nights, and holidays. Must be able to respond to STEMI call backs in less than 30 minutes
          • Administer medications in a safe manner consistent with the State of Practice and the organization's policies and procedures
          • Other duties as assignedEducation:
            • Bachelor of Science Nursing (preferred, not required)Certifications:
              • Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN)
              • Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Association (preferred, not required)Experience:
                • One year of RN experience in telemetry, critical care, cardiac cath lab, ER, or OR (required)Bon Secours is an equal opportunity employer.We'll also reward your hard work with:
                  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
                  • Prescription drug coverage
                  • Flexible spending accounts
                  • Life insurance w/AD&D
                  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify
                  • Paid time off
                  • Educational Assistance
                  • And much moreScheduled Weekly Hours:40Work Shift:DaysDepartment:Cath Lab - St. Mary's - RichmondAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health - Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours - Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com.

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