HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse PRN - Cardiac Catheterization (RN Cath Lab) in Conroe, Texas

_Conroe Regional Medical Center, Conroe, TX_ /An HCA Affiliated Hospital/

_Registered Nurse RN – Cardiac Catheterization (Cath Lab)._

Conroe Regional Medical Center,where high-quality care meets the comfort and convenience of a hospital close to home. We have been meeting the healthcare needs of the Montgomery County region for more than 75 years. As a regional, tertiary referral center, other hospitals rely on us when a higher level of care is necessary. We have 342 beds, 1,200 employees, more than 400 physicians on staff, and the resources of the largest healthcare provider in the nation - HCA. Conroe Regional Medical Center has achieved recognition as a Certified Primary Stroke Center, an Accredited Chest Pain Center, and designation as a Level III Trauma facility. CRMC also has a Level III Neonatal ICU for the most vulnerable patients.

Conroe Regional Medical Center is currently looking for a Registered Nurse RN – Cardiac Catheterization (Cath Lab).

RESPONSIBILITIES: * Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care for assigned patients. * Responsible for meeting the Standards of Practice for Cardiovascular Nursing and managing all assigned personnel, supplies and equipment.
* Maintains competency in performing all skills outlined in the CV Nursing competency skills list. * Participates in activities to plan, measure, assess, and improve the quality of patient care. Will participate in peer review and continuous quality improvement activities. * Responsible for direction of emergent care in crisis situation in a calm, knowledgeable manner.
* Patient and family education pre and post procedure. * Assists physicians with procedures, as necessary (i.e., right and left Heart Cath, temporary and permanent Pacemakers, Aortagrams, Cardioversions, Vena Cava Filter Placement, Pericardiocentesis, and Intra-aortic Balloon Placement, Peripheral Angioplasty, Peripheral Stent Placement, Intra-arterial/Venous Infusion Therapy, Percutaneous Coronary Intervention [PCI], Angiojet). * Assumes responsibility of charging department, as needed. Maintains clear and respectful communication with patient, family, physicians, and other healthcare providers. * Responsible for administration of medication, knowledgeable of actions, indications, contraindications, adverse reactions, dosage and route of all drugs administered. * Adheres to and complies with HCA Code of Conduct as part of our Ethics and Compliance Program. Attends annual training sessions.

QUALIFICATIONS: * 1-year prior critical care clinical experience required. * Graduate of accredited school of nursing; AD or equivalent in Radiological Technology. * Current Texas licensure with State Board of Nurse Examiners * Current CPR and ACLS certification. * Demonstrates knowledge of AORN Standards of Practice

Title: Registered Nurse PRN - Cardiac Catheterization (RN Cath Lab)

Location: Texas-Conroe-Conroe Regional Medical Center - Conroe

Requisition ID: 06437-68684