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RN Cath Lab Full Time Days

  • Job ID 2005015025
  • Date posted 05/21/2020
  • Facility Desert Regional Medical Center

Desert Regional Medical Center is a 385 bed acute-care hospital classified as a stroke receiving center and level 2 trauma facility with an innovative , patient centered and evidence-based Rehabilitation Services Department. Our compassionate team provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services, including acute care rehabilitation,joint replacement & spinal surgery, neurosurgery, ICU, Telemetry, step-down care, skilled nursing, as well as outpatient therapy, hand and lymphedema clinics.

Position Overview:

The Registered Nurse provides care to complex patients.

Functions as a clinical resource in a specific service line.

Participates in the development of orientation and training and acts as a preceptor to less experienced staff.

Access to all Patient Health Information for treatment purposes only.

Department Specific Duties:

Pre-op duties includes, but is not limited to, pre-op telephone interview and education, patient assessment documented, IV initiation, administer pre-op medications, complete medication reconciliation form. Complete appropriate documentation, i.e. consent, orders, ACC form.

Procedural nurse duties include, but are not limited to, the administration of moderate sedation and medications, assessment, physio- monitoring, circulating and emergency procedures.

Recovery room duties include assessment, monitoring and emergency procedures. Administer medications according to policy. Discharges patients with appropriate documentation.

Familiarization, nursing skills and competencies with Cath Lab procedures includes but is not limited to Right and Left Heart Catherization, PCI, intra-coronary stent, thrombolysis and pacemakers. Consistently recognizes evaluates and intervenes appropriately in life-threatening situations.

Provides effective patient management through use of the nursing process.

Consistently performs proficiently which includes but is not limited to: Manages an average caseload specific to unit, adapts to altered work patterns, sets priorities, and modifies assignments to meet patient needs.

Complete and accurate charting.

Patient transport.

Demonstrate ability to cross train and work in other areas of nursing.

Ordering and maintenance of supplies.

Functions as a resource to co-workers. Acts as a preceptor to peers and students.

Participates in department and hospital PI plan.

Follows hospital policies, procedures and guidelines.

Complete advanced clinical nurse criteria.

May be required to participate in on-call coverage rotation.


Position Qualifications:

Current CA Registered Nurse License

Current American Heart Association BLS Certification (maintain current at all times)

Current American Heart Association ACLS Certification (maintain current at all times)

Effective verbal and written skills to communicate with people on all levels and able to maintain positive working relationships with parents, families, and co-workers

Possess active listening skills

Compassionate and non judgmental care giver and advocate

Able to independently manage multiple priorities

Must comply with Respiratory Fit Testing Protection

Must successfully complete EKG test within the first 30 days of hire


Job: Cardio/Coronary/Tele
Primary Location: Palm Springs, California
Facility: Desert Regional Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days

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