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RN-Cardiovascular/Interventional Radiology/Electrophysiology Lab (Part-Time Days) *Eligible for Sign-On and Retention Bonus - $10,000 +Relocation*

Company: StCharles
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: September 10, 2021

Job Description:

This position is eligible for a combined sign on and retention bonus in the amount of $10,000 based on experience. To qualify for the bonus, candidates must start prior to 11/30/2021 AND must not have been employed by St. Charles Health System in the last 6 months.

Also eligible for in-state or out of state relocation bonus, amount based on location.

*Bonuses are available to external applicants only and are subject to all applicable tax withholdings.

ST. CHARLES HEALTH SYSTEM

JOB DESCRIPTION

TITLE:                                        RN – Cardiovascular / Interventional Radiology / Electrophysiology Lab - System

REPORTS TO POSITION:        Department Manager/Director

DEPARTMENT:                         Varies

DATE LAST REVIEWED:          July 31, 2018

OUR VISION:               Creating America’s Healthiest Community, Together

OUR MISSION:            In the Spirit of Love and Compassion, Better Health, Better Care, Better Value

OUR VALUES:             Accountability, Caring and Teamwork

DEPARTMENTAL SUMMARY: These RN positions provide specialized care to patients throughout their Interventional Cardiovascular and Radiology experience.

POSITION OVERVIEW: The RN provides quality patient and family centered care as a member of the health care team in accordance with St. Charles Health System mission, philosophy, policies, and procedures.  Applies standards for professional nursing practice and focuses clinical care to enhance the experience for patients, families, and all others. As a nurse, this position will oversee the work of other caregivers, providing specific care to assigned patient(s) throughout the shift, as required under the scope of the RN licensure.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES:

Maintains and demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of nursing principles, practices, standards, and techniques and applies this knowledge in accordance with St. Charles Health System policies and procedures and within laws and regulations governing nursing practice in the State of Oregon.

                                                       

Assesses the patient’s condition and needs using critical thinking and clinical judgment: sets outcomes; implements appropriate nursing actions and collaborates with other disciplines to meet the patient’s/family’s physical, emotional, spiritual, social, and intellectual needs; and evaluates patient’s progress.

Calculates dosages and administers medications accurately in accordance with St. Charles Health System policies and procedures for medication administration.

Documents all patient care with proficiency in compliance with hospital policies, procedures and regulatory agencies. 

Performs accurate supply and equipment usage documentation and charge capture.

Assures that equipment is functioning properly and that appropriate supply inventory is maintained. 

Demonstrates awareness of and supports St. Charles departmental and operating unit goals through participation in continuous quality improvement and departmental activities.

Participates in activities that promote professional growth and development of self and others.

Communicates (both written and orally) effectively and maintains professional relationships with caregivers, medical staff, patients, and guests.

Identifies work-related problems with possible solutions and implements solution(s) within scope of practice, as appropriate.

Supports the vision, mission and values of the organization in all respects.

Supports Value Improvement Practice (VIP- Lean) principles of continuous improvement with energy and enthusiasm, functioning as a champion of change.

Participates in creating a healing environment that supports all aspects of the care environment and the wholeness of each individual, patient and caregiver.

Participates in creating intentional relationships and demonstrates focused attitudes and behaviors that enhance the care experience.

Provides a therapeutic presence in service to others by purposefully responding to the needs of patients in a caring way, including introducing oneself and explaining role in patient’s care, asking the patient his or her preferred name, sitting with the patient to determine his or her care goals, active listening, communicating effectively and appropriately through touch, eye contact, etc.

Provides and maintains a safe environment for caregivers, patients and guests

Conducts all activities with the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality.  Complies with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures, supporting the organization’s corporate integrity efforts by acting in an ethical and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected violation of applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all organizational investigations and proceedings.

Delivers customer service and/or patient care in a manner that promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and accurate. 

Performs stand by callback as assigned.  Varies by department.

May perform additional duties of similar complexity within the organization, as required or assigned.

ADDITIONAL CATH LAB DUTIES:

Perform diagnostic and interventional hemodynamic monitoring.

Perform Neuro-intervention, Vascular, and Structured heart exams.

Perform hemodynamic monitoring on Cath lab specific equipment.

ADDITIONAL NON-INVASIVE CARDIOLOGY DUTIES:
Perform diagnostic hemodynamic monitoring during Stress Testing, Echo Stress and Nuclear Stress Procedures and other Non-Invasive Diagnostic Procedures performed to assess the Cardiovascular System.

EDUCATION              

Required:  As required by RN licensure.

Preferred:  BSN          

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION

Required: Current Oregon RN license

AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider certification.

ACLS within 30 days of hire

Moderate Sedation 30 days of hire

Preferred:
Department specific acute care certification. (i.e. CNOR, RCIS)

Additional Requirements:  Code Grey training required within 6 months
Preferred: N/A

EXPERIENCE

Required: 2 years Cath Lab/Interventional Radiology or Electrophysiology experience required.

Preferred:  Surgical asepsis, scrub assist, and coronary intervention procedures. Cardiovascular Interventional Lab equipment experience.

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.

ADDITIONAL POSITION INFORMATION: 

General:
Must have excellent communication skills and ability to interact with a diverse population and professionally represent SCHS.

Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills. 

Strong team working and collaborative skills.

Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills. 

Basic to intermediate ability and experience in computer applications, specifically electronic medical records system and MS Office.

Intermediate to advanced knowledge of highly technical computerized medical equipment

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Continually (75% or more): Standing and walking, keyboard operation, use of clear and audible speaking voice and the ability to hear normal speech level.

Frequently (50%): Sitting, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 1-25 pounds. The use and operation of a motor vehicle for Home Health and Wound Caregivers.

Occasionally (25%): Bending, stooping/kneeling/crouching, climbing ladder/step-stool (varies by area), reaching overhead, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 25-50 pounds, grasping/squeezing, ability to hear whispered speech level.

Rarely (10%): Climbing stairs.

Never (0%):  Climbing ladder/step-stool (varies by area), operation of a motor vehicle.

Exposure to Elemental Factors

Rarely (10%): Wet/slippery area, chemical solution.

Never (0%):  Heat, cold, noise, dust, vibration, uneven surface.

Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category

Risk for Exposure to BBP

DEPARTMENTAL SUMMARY: These RN positions provide specialized care to patients throughout their Interventional Cardiovascular and Radiology experience.

POSITION OVERVIEW: The RN provides quality patient and family centered care as a member of the health care team in accordance with St. Charles Health System mission, philosophy, policies, and procedures.  Applies standards for professional nursing practice and focuses clinical care to enhance the experience for patients, families, and all others. As a nurse, this position will oversee the work of other caregivers, providing specific care to assigned patient(s) throughout the shift, as required under the scope of the RN licensure.


ADDITIONAL CATH LAB DUTIES:

Perform diagnostic and interventional hemodynamic monitoring.

Perform Neuro-intervention, Vascular, and Structured heart exams.

Perform hemodynamic monitoring on Cath lab specific equipment.

ADDITIONAL NON-INVASIVE CARDIOLOGY DUTIES:
Perform diagnostic hemodynamic monitoring during Stress Testing, Echo Stress and Nuclear Stress Procedures and other Non-Invasive Diagnostic Procedures performed to assess the Cardiovascular System.

EDUCATION              

Required:  As required by RN licensure.

Preferred:  BSN          

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION

Required: Current Oregon RN license

AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider certification.

ACLS within 30 days of hire

Moderate Sedation 30 days of hire

Preferred:
Department specific acute care certification. (i.e. CNOR, RCIS)

Additional Requirements:  Code Grey training required within 6 months
Preferred: N/A

EXPERIENCE

Required: 2 years Cath Lab/Interventional Radiology or Electrophysiology experience required.

Preferred:  Surgical asepsis, scrub assist, and coronary intervention procedures. Cardiovascular Interventional Lab equipment experience.

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.

ADDITIONAL POSITION INFORMATION: 

General:
Must have excellent communication skills and ability to interact with a diverse population and professionally represent SCHS.

Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills. 

Strong team working and collaborative skills.

Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills. 

Basic to intermediate ability and experience in computer applications, specifically electronic medical records system and MS Office.

Intermediate to advanced knowledge of highly technical computerized medical equipment

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Continually (75% or more): Standing and walking, keyboard operation, use of clear and audible speaking voice and the ability to hear normal speech level.

Frequently (50%): Sitting, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 1-25 pounds. The use and operation of a motor vehicle for Home Health and Wound Caregivers.

Occasionally (25%): Bending, stooping/kneeling/crouching, climbing ladder/step-stool (varies by area), reaching overhead, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 25-50 pounds, grasping/squeezing, ability to hear whispered speech level.

Rarely (10%): Climbing stairs.

Never (0%):  Climbing ladder/step-stool (varies by area), operation of a motor vehicle.

Exposure to Elemental Factors

Rarely (10%): Wet/slippery area, chemical solution.

Never (0%):  Heat, cold, noise, dust, vibration, uneven surface.

Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category

Risk for Exposure to BBP

Schedule Weekly Hours:

30

Caregiver Type:

Regular

Shift:

First Shift (United States of America)

Is Exempt Position?

No

Job Family:

REGISTERED NURSE

Scheduled Days of the Week:

Variable with Call

Shift Start & End Time:

0700-1730

Keywords: StCharles, Tacoma , RN-Cardiovascular/Interventional Radiology/Electrophysiology Lab (Part-Time Days) *Eligible for Sign-On and Retention Bonus - $10,000 +Relocation*, Other , Tacoma, Washington

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