Covenant Health

Cardiovascular Services RN

ID
2485610
Facility
Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
US-TN-Knoxville
Department Name
HEART CATH LAB

Overview

Regional

 

Cardiovascular Services RN 

 

PRN/OCC, Day Shift, Hours vary based on need

 

Position Summary: Provides nursing services to Cardiac Catheterization Lab patients in accordance with established nursing standards and practices; sets-up electrical and hemodynamic transducers and amplifiers; records and obtains hemodynamic, electrical and angiographic data; assesses patient during invasive cardiac procedures and delivers therapy as required. Coordinates patient care with other health care professionals.

 

Minimum Education: None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.
 
Minimum Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of professional nursing experience, including at least two (2) years of ICU/CCU experience in arrhythmia and hemodynamic monitoring of patients in an acute-care setting preferred; knowledge of electronic monitoring devices. Prefer at least one (1) year of previous experience in Cath Lab. May have up to three (3) years of professional experience in Cath Lab.
 
Licensure Requirement: Valid RN license with State of TN; ACLS certification required.
 
Continuing Education: Ten (10) hours of annual continuing education to enhance clinical expertise. Yearly infection control, fire, safety and CPR inservices required.

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