RN - Cath Lab - Day - Full Time * Job Listing at Mercy San Juan Medical Center in Carmichael, CA
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This position requires at least 3 years of diagnostic and interventional cath lab RN experience. Candidates must have cardiac rhythms and basic cardiac hemodynamics and anatomy training and have the ability to wear lead aprons for an extended length of time during procedures. Candidates must have a current California RN License, ACLS and BLS from the American Heart Association. Other certifications may be required.
Our Cardiac Cath Labs has 3 suites and treats approximately 30 patients per week and a total of 1700 patients per year. We perform diagnostic and interventional cardiac and peripheral procedures, implants,TEE"s, Tilt Table Studies, and Cardioversions. Currently we have Invasive Cardiologists, interventional Cardiologists, Vascular Surgeons and interventional Radiologists utilizing our labs.The RN position functions in all roles of the cardiac catheterization laboratory which includes retrieving supplies as a circulator and providing moderate sedation, assisting the physician at the table as a scrub person. In the monitor role you will be monitoring the patient"s hemodynamics, gathering information for hemodynamic calculations, and documentation of the procedure events. Procedures performed in the cardiac cath lab include coronary and peripheral diagnostic and interventions, pacemaker implants, and non-invasive cardiac procedures. Additionally, candidate must be able to perform as a member of an emergency standby call team as assigned by the Manager/Supervisor. Candidate must be able to arrive in the cardiac cath lab within 30 minutes of Cardiac Alert page. Further requirements include the ability to assist in patient transfers and stocking of supplies, and wearing a lead apron for an extended period of time.
The incumbent provides, coordinates and directs care to individuals and families
using a holistic approach. The nursing process is used as a structured mechanism for critical thinking and problem solving in providing effective and appropriate care within a safe and confidential environment from admission to discharge. Each RN is responsible for collaborating with members of the healthcare team, providing leadership, personal/professional development, and conducting him/herself professionally. The incumbent shall demonstrate behaviors consistent with the core (Mercy) values in support with Mercy San Juan Medical Center and the Mission and Philosophy of Dignity Health.
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Mercy San Juan Medical Center is a nationally recognized 370-bed, not-for-profit, Level II Trauma Center located in Carmichael, California, serving the areas of north Sacramento County and south Placer County. It is one of the region"s largest and most comprehensive medical centers. Dedicated to the community"s well-being, our 2,100 employees, 430 medical staff and 270 volunteers provide excellence in care for more than 150,000 patients each year.
Mercy San Juan Medical Center consistently receives national attention for the high quality care we provide. Recent recognition includes U.S. News & World Report"s list of 2011 Best Regional Hospitals and 2012 recognition from a national ratings organization that includes: Excellence Award in Critical Care/America"s 100 Best in Critical Care, Excellence Award in Neurosurgery and 5-star ratings in COPD, sepsis, pneumonia, pulmonary embolism, respiratory failure, neurosurgery, stroke, bowel obstruction and total knee replacement.
Among the medical services we provide are:
One of the Sacramento area"s leading Level II trauma centers, recognized nationally as a leader in trauma care
A Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, ranked among the world"s elite for survival rates of premature infants
A comprehensive cardiac program that is part of the Mercy Heart and Vascular Institute, including cardiac surgery, cardiac catheterization and cardiac rehabilitation
The Mercy Neurological Institute of Northern California and Primary Stroke Center
The Mercy Cancer Institute, including nurse navigation and dedicated teams of specialists
The latest da Vinci robotic surgical system, with more robotic specialties offered than any other hospital in the region
The only MAKO robotic orthopedic surgery program in the region to provide partial knee resurfacing
A comprehensive Lung & Esophageal Center, with highly specialized diagnosis and sophisticated surgical treatments
As we embrace opportunities for enhancement and growth, we are eager to find professionals who share our vision. Ready to fulfill your life"s purpose? Please take a moment to discover more about what it is like to work here by visiting www.mercysanjuan.org. Because we see our employees as our most valuable assets, we offer great benefits, career growth, flexibility, training and leadership development.
Benefits Package Highlights:
Free Medical, Dental and Vision plan for full- and part-time employees and family
100% Employer Paid Retirement Plan
Supplemental Retirement Plan (403B-tax deferred with employer contribution)
Medical Retiree Benefits
Generous and separate Paid Time Off (PTO) and Sick Leave
Smoke - Free Campus
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