HCA, Hospital Corporation of America RN Cardiac Cath Lab in Charleston, South Carolina

Trident Health is a multi-facility health system located in South Carolina's Lowcountry, and is part of the national HCA healthcare network. Trident is comprised of two acute care hospitals – Trident Medical Center and Summerville Medical Center – and Moncks Corner Medical Center, which provides outpatient medical services and 24/7 Emergency Services. Affiliated with Trident are a number of physician practices that provide family medicine, surgical services and specialty medical care. These quality-focused entities work together to bring excellence in medical and wellness services to residents of the Lowcountry. For the third straight year, The Joint Commission recently recognized Trident as one of the nation’s top hospitals for quality and safety.

The Cardiac Catheterization Registered Nurse is responsible for overall care and evaluation of patients having catheterization or other heart related procedures performed in the Catheterization Lab. The care and evaluation shall include medication administration, assessment, physician assistance and other duties which may not be specifically related to nursing functions. These duties include the responsibility for physiologically monitoring patients during cath lab procedures as well as performing sterile scrub procedures for both diagnostic and interventional cardiac cath and pacemaker implantation cases. This position reports directly to the Cath Lab Manager. Job may include direct supervision of students at the discretion of the area supervisor. Employee must have the same licensure or have completed the same training to satisfy the requirements of the discipline of the student. Direct supervision means the primary caregiver is readily available to the student throughout the shift.

Position Requirements:

*A. **Licensure/Certification/Registration:*** · Current license as a registered Nurse to practice in the State of South Carolina. · BLS-Healthcare provider** · ACLS** · NIH Stoke Scale Certification must be complete within 90 days of hire.** * Transfers/New Hires have six (6) months from employment to obtain ACLS certification * * *B.* *Education*: Minimum A.A.S degree from A.M.A. approved Nursing Program * * *c. **Experience:* 1. Previous Cardiac Catheterization preferred 2. Performs in accordance with delineated job responsibilities and satisfactorily completes a yearly evaluation based on these responsibilities. 3. Must possess the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively meet the needs of the patient/internal & external customer
*D. **Special qualifications:*Effective communication skills; both orally and written. Computer skills needed. Ability to manage a team and work with others within a team to ensure quality patient care. Strong problem solving skills.

Title: RN Cardiac Cath Lab

Location: South Carolina-Charleston-Trident Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00062-17368