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Staff Nurse - Cath Lab

Staff Nurse - Cath Lab

Job Description

The Staff Nurse is accountable for the performance of patient care according to the behaviors and responsibilities as outline in this statement.  Sinai is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D TTY: 773/257.6289.

 

Essential Functions and Duties:

 

  • Provides nursing care by individualizing interventions for patients withproblems of a non-routine nature.
  • Utilizing the nursing process identifies complex variables and inter-relationships of the assessment data.
  • Includes discharge planning needs into plan for care and initiates processes to obtain necessary referrals to assist patient/family and expedite discharge.
  • Includes discharge planning needs into plan for care and initiates processes to obtain necessary referrals to assist patient/family and expedite discharge.
  • Implements physician and nursing orders as appropriate involving patient, family significant others.
  • Seeks out opportunities to enhance technical competence.
  • Takes appropriate action in anticipation of potential life-threatening or emergency situations.
  • Uses equipment and supplies in a safe and cost efficient manner.
  • Corrects actual or potential incidents of staff, environment, and/or equipment deficiencies.
  • Organizes and prioritizes nursing activities in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Participates actively and collaborates with multidisciplinary team members to develop a common approach or to modify health care needs.
  • Guides and apprises ancillary personnel in the performance of technical skills
  • Reinforces to others the principles of “Customer Service" philosophy.
  • Functions in the role of charge nurse.
  • Maintains confidentiality in matters relating to patients and/or staff members.
  • Demonstrates understanding of professional responsibility extending beyond own patient care assignment.
  • Completes self-evaluation, which demonstrates insight into own strengths and areas for professional development.
  • Actively participates in educational opportunities to meet learning needs of self and other. Develops an awareness of relationship between research and nursing practice.
  • Completes mandatory educational requirements including but not limited to: fire, safety, infection control and CPR.
  • Seeks information about current research or advances in profession by reviewing professional literature and/or attending informational sessions.
  • Attends continuing education programs.
  • Actively participates in unit programs, which provide clinical experiences for students and staff members.
  • Participates in data collection to support research activities.
  • Participates in the development of unit specific standards of care.

Job Requirements

MINIMUM EDUCATION:
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Successful completion of Hospital and Departmental orientation programs.

MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Angiograms
  • Angioplasty
  • Clinical experience in one of the following areas is required: CCU, ED, Adult Critical Care, or Telemetry
  • At least 2 years of experience

REQUIRED LICENSES:

Currently licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Illinois.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Per Diem
Job Type Health Care, Nurse
Education 2 Year Degree
Experience 2 to greater than 15 years
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel None
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Staff Nurse - Cath Lab


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