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Registered Nurse, Cardiology Cath - Full time

Company: Christus Health
Location: Lake Charles
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:


The cardiac cath lab nurse is able to assess, manage and provide safe care to the patient undergoing procedures in the cardiac cath Monitors each patient for arrhythmias and complications Performs initial assessment of the cath lab patient and ongoing assessments throughout the procedure Administers and monitors medications for moderate sedation in accordance to facility policies Is able to recognize signs and symptoms of potential complications and impending deterioration Documents progress according to hospital policy and procedure Assists physician with procedures Prepares each patient by setting up and prepping prior to the procedure Manages cardiac cath insertion sites including sheath monitoring pre and post sheath removal Removes sheaths and holds pressure to cath sites Assures necessary consents are completed and patient identification is confirmed Takes call for emergency procedures according to departmental/hospital guidelines Demonstrates a working knowlegde of all monitoring equipment in the Cath lab Responsible for hemodynamic monitoring during procedures


A. Education/Skills

Graduate of a State Board School of Nursing or equivalent

Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing, preferred.

B. Experience

One (1) year of critical care experience preferred

C. Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications

Current RN license or permit to practice professional nursing in the State of Louisiana

American Heart Association BLS and ACLS - within two (2) weeks of employment---

Work Type:

Full Time

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