HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse - RN - Cardiac Cath Lab - PRN in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

The new Adult Cardiac Cath Lab, located in OU Medical Center is made up of 3 Cardiac Cath Lab suites and 1 Cath Lab Hybrid suite. We are a multidisciplinary team made up of Registered Nurses, Radiology Technicians & Cardiovascular Invasive Specialists. The services we provide are made up of, but not limited to, Diagnostic Coronary Angiography, Percutaneous Coronary Interventions, Carotid Stenting, Peripheral Vascular Interventions, Implanting of Permanent Pacemakers & ICD’s. In our Hybrid Lab, we perform ECMO, Lead Extractions and if needed, open procedures. Our normal operating hours are Monday-Friday from 8am-4:30pm with evening call 1 night a week and every 4th weekend call.

General Description:

Under general supervision, provides nursing care in one of OUMS’s specialty areas.

Essential Function/Duties:

Assumes responsibility for an assigned group of patients within a specialized treatment area. Assists physician in the examination of patients and in performing diagnostic procedures and treatment. Documents patient responses to medical treatment and nursing interventions. Notes all changes to physician’s orders for assigned patients. Obtains and monitors physiological data of patients, observes the physiological manifestations and intervenes when necessary. Administers medication as prescribed. Initiates, regulates and monitors intravenous infusions and blood products. Oversees treatment provided by technicians or other service providers. Interacts with family and patient in sharing care plan while in the hospital and at time of discharge. Informs patient and family of hospital procedures. Makes referral regarding patient care needs to appropriate personnel. Delegates tasks to support staff.

Physical Requirements (with or without accommodations):

Requires frequent bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, and lifting of patients. Requires sufficient manual dexterity to operate therapeutic equipment. Requires sufficient visual acuity to read charts and equipment displays. Must be able to stand for long periods at a time. Good mental and physical health to work in a highly stressful atmosphere is required.

Minimum Qualifications:

**Education: Graduation from an approved school of nursing.

**Experience : May require completion of orientation and ability to function independently in assigned specialty area prior to being assigned to this position

*Licensure: Possession of a valid license issued by the Oklahoma State Board of Nursing as a Registered Nurse.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of professional nursing theory, practices, techniques and procedures. Ability to organize, plan, coordinate and evaluate nursing services and apply nursing techniques. Ability to maintain good working relationships with other employees. Good verbal and written communication skills. Some computer skills. Ability to work effectively as part of a team providing excellent specialized care.

Title: Registered Nurse - RN - Cardiac Cath Lab - PRN

Location: Oklahoma-Oklahoma City-OU Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00322-25342