Registered Nurse (RN) Cath Lab PRN Days in Killeen, TX at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 9/18/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Killeen, TX
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    9/18/2018
  • Job ID:
    18011839
  • Job Function
    Nursing
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Metroplex Hospital

Job Description


Description
Metroplex Health System
As a member of Adventist Health System, we believe that total health is achieved through a balance of physical, mental, social and spiritual well-being. With each patient’s unique circumstances in mind, our multi-disciplinary care teams provide a vast array of services, combining state-of-the-art technology with a personal commitment to creating an exceptional patient experience.
Our team members also enjoy outstanding care in the form of comprehensive health benefits, a friendly, faith-based work environment, and plenty of opportunities to learn and grow.
Our multi-facility campus includes 148 acute-care beds at Metroplex Adventist Hospital in Killeen, 60 psychiatric care beds in the nearby Metroplex Behavioral Health Center, and 25 beds at Rollins Brook Community Hospital in Lampasas. Through this Metroplex Health System, we offer a Women’s Center, Sleep Disorder Center, Endoscopy Center, Pediatric Rehabilitation Center, ICU, PCU, ED, imaging, surgery, home health services, and more.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Understands and follows hospital policy related to clinical area
  • Understands and follows TJC standards for clinical area
  • Get patients ready for scheduled procedure
    • IV insertion
    • Drawing lab work
    • Administering pre op medications as required
    • Documenting pre op assessment in electronic medical record
  • Recover patients after scheduled procedure
    • Maintaining appropriate bed rest
    • Obtaining and maintaining hemostasis
    • Administering post op medications as required
    • Providing discharge instructions
    • Documenting post care in electronic medical record
  • Assist during the procedure as a circulator
    • Maintaining sterile field
    • Opening packages to sterile field without compromising sterile field
    • Opening correct equipment
  • Provide moderate sedation to patients during Cath Lab procedure
    • Ensure effective airway maintained by patient during procedure with the ability to intervene if needed
  • Take call for emergency procedures with the understanding of on call arrival time requirements
  • Provide follow up phone calls to patients
  • Provide pre op telephone calls to patients
  • Any other duties as assigned
Qualifications
What you will need:
  • Minimum of associates degree in nursing
  • Valid Texas RN license or RN license from state recognized by Texas Board of Nursing as equivalent
  • BLS and ACLS from the AHA preferred
  • Previous Cath Lab experience preferred
  • Previous critical care experience (Emergency Department, ICU, Paramedic) preferred

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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