Registered Nurse (RN), Cardiac Cath Holding
Company: Sentara - Digital CWS
Posted on: November 10, 2018
The Registered Nursing (RN) is responsible to perform a competent level of nursing care as demonstrated by the critical thinking model known as the nursing process. The standards of practice (assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, coordination of care- teaching and health promotion and evaluation) along with the standards of professional performance (ethics, culturally congruent practice, communication, collaboration, leadership, education, evidence- based practice /nursing research, quality, evaluation, resource utilization, and environmental health) encompass the actions and foundation of professional nursing. The RN possesses clinical knowledge and skills to meet standards as required by specific clinical areas.Education LevelRN-Associate's Degree OR
RN-Bachelor's Level Degree OR
RN-Diploma (Non-degree) OR
RN-Doctorate Level Degree OR
RN-Master's Level DegreeExperienceNone, unless noted in the \"Other\" section belowLicenseRequired: Registered Nurse
Preferred: Basic Life SupportSkillsNone, unless noted in the \"Other\" section below Sentara Heart Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia is hiring an experienced Registered Nurse for the Cardiac Cath Holding - Care Unit!
Shift: Full Time, Day Shift.
We are a CARE Unit: Cardiac Assessment, Recovery, and Evaluation Unit.
Our unit is open 24 hours Monday-Friday. We admit patients mostly during the day and have a light night team for patients that need observation. Must be able to work 12 hours shifts for work schedules. Weekend call is once every 10-12 weeks. Will rotate holidays.
The unit prepares and recovers patients for procedures in the Cath and EP Labs as well as the Cardiac OR for surgery.
The average patient volume each day for this unit is approximately 60-70 patients.
The types of procedures that we prepare patients for include but is not limited to: Cardiac Catheterization (interventional and diagnostic), Electrophysiology procedures such as cardiac ablations, Cardioversions, surgery and ICDs/Pacemakers etc.
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2PM-3PM EST OtherNew Hire Education Requirement: All Registered Nurses who do not have their BSN will be required to sign a BSN Agreement committing to successfully obtain their BSN within 5 years of hire. BSN or MSN preferred. Meets and maintains any requirements defined by specific specialty; Critical Care/IMCU/EP/Advanced Heart Failure Center/SMG Cardiology Practices- ACLS within 1 year of hire; Emergency Care - ACLS & PALS or ENPC within 1 year of hire; Oncology Care ONS/ONCC or Sentara approved course Chemotherapy & Biotherapy All Direct Care RN's required to have BLS within 90 days of hire. Associated topics: asn, cardiothoracic, hospice, neonatal, psychiatric, recovery, registed, surgery, surgical, unit
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