Cardiovascular Specialist, RN
Hamilton Health Care System, Inc.
Job Description and Performance Standards
Title: Cardiovascular Specialist Registered Nurse 554282003
Department: Invasive Cardiovascular
Reports To: Invasive Cardiovascular Clinical Manager
Shift: 7:00am-3:00pm or 7:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday (4 ten hour shifts) based on availability
Status: Full Time
Performs cardiac catheterization examinations on patients of all age populations as a registered nurse, rotating through all cardiac team positions, contributing to the efficient operation of the department, promoting Hamilton Medical Center's philosophy, to ensure the quality and continuity of patient care. Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served. Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development and assess data reflective of the patients current status in relation to their age specific needs. This is to include diagnostic and interventional procedures as well as device implants.
Education: Must be a graduate from an accredited nursing school with at least an associate degree in nursing.
Licensure: Current Georgia license as a Registered Professional Nurse. BLS CPR required ACLS Required.
Experience: Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in Medical/Surgical Nursing, two (2) years in a critical care area. ACLS is required.
Skills: Ability to perform in critical care situations. Ability to use physiological monitoring and related equipment. Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Ability to communicate effectively with patients, visitors, and employees within the organization. Ability to obtain and interpret information terms of the patients needs that are age appropriate. Ability to select proper instrumentation/supplies appropriate for age group of patient served.
PHYSICAL, MENTAL, ENVIRONMENTAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Worker must adjust to performing routine, repetitive tasks under specific supervision. Worker will be performing in a radiation area. Worker is required to be "on feet" most of the day and work is moderately heavy. Requires full range of motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Extensive amounts of critical care nursing are required. Worker must be able to adjust routine to accommodate patient or department without affecting departmental flow.