Job Description

RN II - Periop - Cardiac Cath Lab

JOB SUMMARY: This position is accountable forproviding competent nursing care and is responsible for coordination of thepatient’s plan of care though assessment planning, implementation andevaluation of nursing interventions that lead to established outcomes. Thisposition practices under the direction of the designated nurse executive,within the scope of the Nursing Practice Act, and in accordance with Valley Children'sHospital polices.

The Pediatric CardiacCatheterization Laboratory, more commonly known as the Cath Lab, at TheWillson Heart Center offers all currently available pediatric diagnostic andinterventional procedures for infants, children and adolescents with congenitaland acquired heart disease. Our specialists offer improved care using thelatest techniques, including advanced endovascular therapeutics, enabling ourpediatric specialists to close a hole in a child’s heart through a 1/8-inchskin puncture.

The Cath Lab features fullydigital and completely computerized equipment, making it one of themost technologically advanced laboratories in the United States. Digitalimages are maintained and archived all on-line for immediate multi-user,simultaneous viewing at The Willson Heart Center’s cardiology andsurgery offices.

REQUIREMENTS: A) a graduate from an accredited nursingprogram. BSN strongly preferred; B) an active California Registered Nurselicensure (RN); C) Life Support Certifications (see specifics below); D)experience to correlate with Clinical Ladder. Bilingual skillsdesirable.

Life Support Certifications Required:1) Heart Code Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days; 2) Advanced Cardiac LifeSupport (ACLS) within 12 months of hire or transfer into position and 3)Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within 12 months of hire or transferinto position.

JOB DETAILS: Fulltime, days, 70 hours per pay period (7 - 10 hour shifts), Weekday/Weekendand Holiday Call are required and rotated among the staff.


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