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Recovery Registered Nurse - RN - Cath Lab

Company: St Luke's Hospital of Chesterfield MO
Location: Chesterfield
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Description

Performs the primary functions of a Registered Professional Nurse caring for patients undergoing procedures in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. Is responsible for adhering to all established Nursing Standards and Hospital Policies. Is accountable for managing all assigned personnel, supplies and equipment in the Lab and for promoting team work with physicians and personnel of other departments. Displays maturity, flexibility, organizational and communication skills in dealing with other people. Maintains patient rights and confidentiality of patient information. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission and values.

Principle Accountabilities: % Of Time Spent

Principle Accountabilities in SDS:

% Of Time Spent

Performs initial patient assessment.

20%

Collects and documents admission history prior to the procedure.

20%

Plans/participates in patient's pre-procedure education

10%

Coordinates all aspects of patient care following the Nursing Process using age specific knowledge relevant to the patient served.

10%

Assures all orders are processed /carried out in a timely manner.

10%

Documents all aspects of patient care.

10%.

Plans/participates in patient discharge from the department.

10%

Participates in checking/maintaining equipment/supplies and the physical environment.

3%

Committee participation/Educational Activities/Special Projects.

1%

Supervises other team members in care delivery.

2%

Performs clerical/computer tasks including retrieving testing results.

2%

Maintains environmental cleanliness.

1%

All other duties as assigned.

1%

Total

100%

Education

Nursing Degree Required

License - Certification - Registration (Text Only)

Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Missouri Required.

Experience

The assessment, care and treatment provided by the Registered Nurse will be consistent with the specific age related needs of the patient. The Registered Nurse is competent to care for patient age groups including the adult and geriatric patient.Current certification in Basic Life SupportAdvanced Cardiac Life Support Certification must be obtained within one year of transfer/hireAll registered nurses will acquire a minimum of 8 ACS hours/calendar yearMust take rotational call with response time of thirty minute

Reporting Relationships (Text Only)

Job Relationships: Member of a comprehensive healthcare team, including other health care providers, the patient's family and significant others. Takes direction from: Nurse Manager, Assistant Nurse Manager Provides direction to: PCT Supervised by: Manager

Working Conditions

Employee is required to sit occasionally, walk frequently and stand frequently. Employee must lift/carry a light (1-20 lbs.)and medium (21-50 lbs.) load frequently. Employee may be required to lift over 100 lbs. with assistance. Employee is frequently required to bend, squat, kneel, climb, and lift waist to overhead. Employee is occasionally required to reach forward and reach overhead. For repetitive action, employee is required to perform simple grasping and pushing/pulling. Employee is occasionally exposed to electrical hazards and CRT terminal work. Employee is frequently exposed to radiation and required to wear a lead apron (@12lbs) while standing for long periods of time during procedures. Employee is frequently exposed to body fluids.

(Occasionally: 1-33%, Frequently: 34-66%, Continuously: 67-100%)

The most significant of duties are included but this does not exclude occasional work assignments not mentioned or developmental duties.

Mission/Values

Mission

Faithful to our Episcopal-Presbyterian heritage and its ministry of healing, St. Luke's is dedicated to improving the health of the communities we serve.

Using talents and resources responsibly, we provide high quality, safe care with compassion, professional excellence and respect for each other and those we serve.

Vision

As an independent healthcare network, we create healthy communities in the region through our commitment to high quality, safe and personalized services.

Core Values

Human Dignity

We accept and treat all persons as being created in the image of God.

Compassion

We respond with caring to the needs of others as if they were members of our family.

Justice

We honor each person's rights and responsibilities in light of the common good.

Excellence

We set and strive to attain high standards of performance and continuous improvement.

Stewardship

We use our talents and resources wisely, with honesty and integrity.

Keywords: St Luke's Hospital of Chesterfield MO, Chesterfield , Recovery Registered Nurse - RN - Cath Lab, Healthcare , Chesterfield, Missouri

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