Registered Nurse (RN) - Cath Lab
Company: 1591-Northwest Health La Porte
Posted on: January 10, 2022
The Cath Lab RN provides direct and indirect patient care in a
therapeutic manner focusing on a multidisciplinary approach.
Assumes responsibility and accountability for individual nursing
practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks
consistent with the nurse's obligation to provide optimum patient
Associate Degree in Nursing required. Bachelors Degree
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Indiana
ACLS certification within first six months
Basic ECG interpretation course completed or successfully tested
out within 3 months of hire
1-3 years of experience in Cardiac Care OR 2 years of ER, Cath Lab,
IMCU, ICU or CVICU hospital experience preferred.
Specific nurse duties and responsibilities can include:
Assess the patient in a systematic, organized manner
Collecting and prioritizing data relative to immediate condition
and anticipated needs
Formulates a nursing plan of care for each patient based on nursing
diagnoses/patient problems derived from patient assessments.
Plan care which includes goals and prioritizes nursing approaches
or measures derived from the nursing diagnosis
Implement strategies to provide the patient with health promotion,
maintenance, and restoration
Evaluate with the patient the status of goal achievement as a basis
for reassessment, re-ordering priorities, new goal setting, and
revision of the plan of nursing care
Seek educational resources and create learning experiences to
enhance and maintain current knowledge and skills for his or her
continuing competence in nursing practice, and individual
Delegates nursing care activities to members of the nursing team
based on patient care needs and competencies of available nursing
staff as necessary.
Communicate information appropriately with Medical Staff and other
members of the health care team to promote continuity of care and
attainment of patient expected outcomes.
Acting as a patient advocate
Adapts teaching to the educational level and cognition state of
each patient to promote maximum understanding.
Communicates effectively with the Charge Nurse, Manager, and
Director to ensure that problems or opportunities to improve unit
activities are addressed.
Consistently provides outstanding service to all patients,
physicians, fellow employees, and guests as appropriate to the
Actively participates in department committees and group meetings
with a focus on providing input to improve the quality of
Consistently demonstrates behavior that reflects that working as a
team is more important than self-interest.
Protects confidentiality of patients/co-workers, respecting their
dignity, privacy, and differences
ExperiencePreferred 1-3 years of experience in Cardiac Care OR 2
years of ER, Cath Lab, IMCU, ICU or CVICU hospital experience
EducationRequired Associates or better in Nursing or related
Licenses & CertificationsPreferred L-IN-RN License
C-AHA BLS Basic Cardiac
Keywords: 1591-Northwest Health La Porte, Mishawaka , Registered Nurse (RN) - Cath Lab, Other , Mishawaka, Indiana
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