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RN, CATH LAB Wuesthoff Medical Center - Melbourne

RN, CATH LAB Wuesthoff Medical Center - Melbourne

Job Description


  • Performs an accurate physical, emotional, and psychosocial assessment of assigned patients within established time guidelines.
  • Initiates appropriate plan of care and nursing intervention of assigned patients in a timely fashion.
  • Consults and works collaboratively with appropriate member of the health care team in planning patient care.
  • Updates plan of care as necessarily based on continually assessment of patient response to care; demonstrates sound clinical judgement adaptable to patient changing needs.
  • Utilizes appropriate teaching/instruction methods for assigned patients.
  • Takes responsibility for all patient care assignments while maintaining quality assurance standards.
  • Demonstrates an ability to respond and to provide direction in changing workload, during crisis and emergency situations.
  • Reviews work in progress to ensure that all treatments, medications, and diagnostic tests ordered by the physicians are expeditiously and properly carried out. Accurately administers medications and performs treatments in accordance with the medical plan of care.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the nursing and administrative structure and chain of command; follows proper lines of communication.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of risk management and infection control policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates knowledge in the use of equipment and devices pertinent to patient care, procedures, and practices.
  • Attends or signs minutes of at least eight staff meeting each year.
  • Meets continuing education requirements and competencies for unit.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the correct use of all forms required in the day to day operation of the unit.
  • Demonstrates familiarity of crash cart functions and supplies.
  • Provides proper notification and advanced notice for absences and tardiness.
  • Takes responsibility to complete annual physical within allotted time frame.
  • Appears well groomed and observes the hospital dress code; Wears identification badge while on duty; maintains a professional appearance.
  • Performance improvement shown following a documented verbal counseling on any of the above indicators.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of pre-op and pre-procedure requirements (ie:Labs,EKG) based on patients age,sex and health status.
  • Documents in a complete, clear, concise manner.
  • Countersigns dates and times physician orders.
  • Provides legible charting and signature.
  • Reviews assigned number of charts according to the P.I. review and deficiencies.
  • Consistently documents patient progress toward meeting specific outcomes.
  • Patient "hand off" information consistently commmunicated

Job Requirements

  Licensure / Certification (Required):
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  1. BLS
  2. Current Florida RN License
  3. ACLS
Licensure / Certification (Preferred):
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  1. CAPA
  2. CPAN
  3. PALS
Specialized Skills (Required):
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  1. Basic EKG recognition, ability to perform EKG
  2. Drug Calculations
  3. IABP
Specialized Skills (Preferred):
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  1. Certification in area of specialty
  2. Critical Care / Cath Lab Experience
  3. Conscious/ Moderate sedation

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Part-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education 2 Year Degree
Experience At least 2 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
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RN, CATH LAB Wuesthoff Medical Center - Melbourne

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