Are you ready to bring your expert clinical skills to a world-class facility recognized as top ten in the country for cardiology? Do you have a passion for the highest quality and patient happiness? Then please respond to this dynamic opportunity available with one of the best places to work in Southern California! We would be happy to hear from you.
The Cardiovascular Intervention Center is a core element of the Smidt Heart Institute, performing more than 8,000 procedures a year. The department serves the populations of neonates to and including geriatrics. In this twelve-laboratory facility, we perform a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for coronary artery disease, heart muscle function and heart valve dysfunction.
As a Clinical Nurse III, you will assume responsibility and accountability for the application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient care. You will work in an extremely fast-paced environment (Electrophysiology and Cardiac Catherization procedure rooms and Holding area). You will also be cross-trained to use your clinical competencies to circulate, monitor, scrub for invasive procedures for a population from neonate to geriatric. This role entails care of Cardiac patients from point of admission to discharge, including prolonged hours in a procedure setting with x-ray exposure. Responsibilities include: On-call coverage for emergency procedures evenings, nights, weekends with an expected 30-minute maximum response/arrival time.
The schedule for this position will be 3 twelve-hour shifts on weekdays, and potentially a Saturday, as well as being on-call for nights and weekends approximately nine (9) times during every six-week period. Employees who live more than 30 minutes from the facility will be expected to stay in a local hotel while on-call in order to be available during emergencies.
Graduate of an accredited Nursing program required
BSN strongly preferred
Valid California RN License required
ACLS from the American Heart Association required
CCRN, CVRN, or RCIS required (or obtain within one year of hire to maintain CN III status)
A minimum of 3 years of Acute Care Nursing experience required
At least 1 year of Critical Care experience strongly recommended
Experience in Special Procedures/Cardiac Cath Lab/EP preferred
Experience preferred in diagnostic and therapeutic interventions with all patient populations for CN II or III qualification
A minimum of 2 years of appropriate Cath Lab/EP experience required for CN III qualification, otherwise will be considered CN II
Keywords: Registered Nurse, RN, Cardiac, Cardiovascular, Heart, Cath, Catheterization, Electrophysiology, Healthcare, Hospital, Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, California
Working Title: Registered Nurse III- Cardiac Cath Lab - 12-Hr Day Shift
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