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Registered Nurse (RN) - Cath Lab

Company: 1591-Northwest Health La Porte
Location: Mishawaka
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

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 care.


Associate Degree in Nursing required. Bachelors Degree preferred


Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Indiana

BLS required

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 professional growth.

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 position.

Actively participates in department committees and group meetings with a focus on providing input to improve the quality of services.

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 field
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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