Staff Nurse II – Cardiac Cath Lab

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Wake Forest Baptist Health
Published
March 14, 2019
Location
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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Job Description
Job Title:
Staff Nurse II - Cardiac Cath Lab
Job ID:
32432
Location:
 
Full/Part Time:
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary:
Regular
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Major Duties

JOB SUMMARY

Renders highly professional and technical nursing care to assigned patient.  Provides direct patient care using the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation).  Directs and supervises other assigned team members and collaborates with multidisciplinary team members to provide age/developmentally appropriate care in accordance with unit standards of care.

Cardiovascular Specialist RN duties: Conscious sedation, scrub, circulate and monitor cath patients, specialty procedures as well as potential Vascular/Cardiothoracic surgery performed in the Hybrid Lab.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Minimum of one year Operating Room experience or participation in a post-graduate program required.  Refresher course required for nurses who have not worked in an Operating Room for five years or more.

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION

Current licensures to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina and BCLS required.  CNOR preferred.

Generic Job Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

1.  Utilizes the nursing process to ensure quality patient care is provided throughout the episode of care.
2.  Ensures complete, accurate and timely computerized communication of patient information.
3.  Demonstrates cost containment activities.
4.  Communicates to the team, co-workers, patients and family members in an effective, positive, and    professional manner.
5.  Takes personal responsibility and initiative for performance and for professional growth and development.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS

Strong written and oral communication skills
Functions effectively under stressful and difficult situations
Performs effectively with frequent workload changes and competing demands
Follows standards of clinical nursing practice
Follows systems for patient safety
Basic computer skills

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Contact with patients, family members, visitors, co-workers, and medical staff under wide variety of circumstances
Regular exposure to blood-borne diseases, infectious and contagious diseases
Subject to multiple interruptions
Occasionally exposed to radiation hazards
Possible exposure to cleaning agents/chemicals
Occasionally subject to irregular hours
Use of personal protective equipment

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

X Standing
X Walking
X Sitting
X Bending
X Reaching with arms
X Finger and hand dexterity
X Talking
X Hearing
X Seeing
X Lifting, carrying, pushing and or pulling:
X 20 lbs. maximum
X 50 lbs. maximum
X 100 lbs. maximum

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page.  You must complete the application process and then submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button located at the bottom of the page titled "Submit Online Application". You will receive the following message once you hit the submit button: "You have successfully submitted your job application".

Computers are available for applying within the lobby of the Human Resources Department located at 1920 West First Street, (on the corner of Miller and First Street) Winston-Salem, North Carolina  27104. You may also call our office for assistance at (336) 716-2424.  Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact our Supervisor of Office Services by phone (336) 716-3367 or email at accommodationrequest@wakehealth.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of  Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to administer all educational and employment activities without discrimination because of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status (except where sex is a bona fide occupational qualification or a statutory requirement) in accordance with all local, state, national laws, executive orders, regulations, and guidelines.

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