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Registered Nurse (RN) - Cardiac Cath Lab

Washington Regional Medical Center

Washington Regional Medical Center

Fayetteville, AR, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Job Details

Washington Regional Med. Ctr. - Fayetteville, AR
Full Time
RN License - Unencumbered
None
Day
Nursing Services

Description

Position Summary

The role of the Department Registered Nurse reports to the Cardiovascular Services Manager. This position is responsible for coordinating and ensuring the total nursing care of assigned patients including assessment, planning, implementation, and documentation. This position assists in achieving patient quality of care, national patient safety, regulatory agency, and budgetary goals.

Essential Position Responsibilities

  • Perform a comprehensive and accurate patient assessment using evidence-based assessment tools
  • Provide nursing care according to plan and undertakes clinical practice skills in a competent and safe manner
  • Identify changes in patient condition and reports to appropriate providers in a timely manner
  • Initiate and monitor care that patients receive
  • Maintain patients’ medical records through complete and accurate documentation
  • Evaluate patient needs and communicates to care team as appropriate

Qualifications

  • Education: Must be a graduate of an accredited nursing program
  • Licensure and Certifications: Arkansas Registered Nurse License & CPR, required. ACLS within 90 days of hire, required. Annual dysrhythmia, required.
  • Experience: Previous experience in an cardiovascular services setting, preferred.

Work Environment: This position has exposure to body fluids, radiation, and communicable disease. This position spends the majority of time standing and/or walking of short distances, with frequent pushing, pulling, and lifting of up to 100lbs as well as occasional carrying of up to 25 lbs. This position will serve a culturally and linguistically diverse patient population including infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics, with the majority being adults and geriatrics.