The role encompasses the management of the cardiac catheterization lab patient through implementation of the nursing process, supervision of licensed and unlicensed personnel, and coordination of interdisciplinary care.
Education: See License and Certification
Experience: One year experience in a cardiac catheterization laboratory or two years experience in a critical care area.
Knowledge and Skills: Able to work in a fast-paced environment; manage/prioritize/delegate patient care, and complete work assignments and other duties as assigned. Able to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing.
License/Certifications: Current nursing license, state of California, American Heart Association (AHA) BLS card & ACLS, Basic EKG course or passing of 80% or greater on exam to be completed within orientation period. One year experience in a cardiac catheterization laboratory or two years experience in a critical care area and completion of a 12 Lead EKG class either prior to hire/transfer or within 12 months of hire.
Equipment: Cardiac Cath Lab Equipment
Physical Requirements: Must be able to perform the essential physical job requirements.