RN Cath Lab - FT Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 6/14/2021

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    Killeen, TX
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Job Description


Cath Lab Registered Nurse - AdventHealth Central Texas

Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX  76549

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX

  • Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
  • Award winning facility with opportunities to grow both professionally and personally working with great individuals, part of a bigger team that continues to build a world-class culture where you become family.
  • Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and on-campus classes.
  • Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national average
  • Largest school district in the area, with more than 50 elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose from
  • Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun events.
  • Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational activity

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time / Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • 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

What You Will Need:

  • Valid Texas RN license or RN license from state recognized by Texas Board of Nursing as equivalent
  • BLS from the AHA
  • Previous Cath Lab experience
  • Previous critical care experience (Emergency Department, ICU, Paramedic)

Job Summary:

The Registered Nurse(RN) acts as an essential team member in providing positive and effective care for Cardiac Cath Lab/Electrophysiology/ Interventional Radiology patients as well as Interventional Radiology patients. The RN participates in the everyday workings of the Cath Lab and provides direct patient care for Cath Lab patients in a critical care environment.

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

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