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Cardiovascular RN FT 40hr var. shift (BMH)

Company: Bronson Battle Creek
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

A career with Bronson opens up new worlds. Cutting-edge technologies, clinical expertise and business innovations combined with individual human care and compassion are all a part of the experience.

Location

BMH Bronson Methodist Hospital

Title

Cardiovascular RN FT 40hr var. shift (BMH)

Under general supervision, functions as scrub nurse, circulator and/or recorder in diagnostic cases, and as a circulator or recorder in intervention cases in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. Is responsible for cost effective and efficient delivery of nursing services and the provision of safe patient care. Employees providing direct patient care must demonstrate competencies specific to the population served.

Licensed Registered Nurse in good standing for the State of Michigan with 1 year of experience required.

As of December 29, 2013, any nurse hired by Bronson who does not hold a BSN (or higher nursing degree) will be given six years from date of hire date to obtain. If, after six years, the nurse has not met this requirement, employment will be terminated.

2 years clinical experience in adult cardiac critical care and/or CVL training preferred

BLS/ACLS certification required within 1 year of hire date.

  • Basic PC computer skills to operate the database and office programs used in the department; can be acquired after hire
  • Regularly works with patients where social sensitivity and the ability to communicate effectively are definitely required
  • Must be able to work and communicate with all managers, employees, physicians, and customers with which Cardiovascular Services Department does business
  • Must be able to work well within a small work group which includes: communicating effectively with team members, assertively handling conflict, diplomatically resolving issues, participating in problem-solving
  • Must treat everyone in a professional manner

Work which produces high levels of mental/visual fatigue, e.g., interactive and repetitive or small detailed work requiring alertness and concentration for sustained periods of time, the operation of and full attention to a personal computer or CRT between 40 and 70 percent of the time. Involves regularly lifting of bulky or moderately heavy weights (i.e., up to 50 pounds), and occasionally assisting with heavier tasks or expending the equivalent effort in pushing, pulling, or otherwise handling material, equipment, and other objects.

  • Assesses, monitors, and provides appropriate professional nursing care to patients throughout their stay in CVSL.
  • Documents abnormalities in physical assessment, as well as recommended interventions and patient response; obtains and notes physician orders; and, maintains appropriate nursing and patient records.
  • Responsible for assisting the physician with invasive cardiology procedures, such as heart catheterizations, intra-aortic balloon pump insertion, pacemaker and ICD insertion, etc. Functions as scrub nurse, circulator and/or recorder in diagnostic cases, and as a circulator or recorder in intervention cases. Typically the duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

o setting up sterile table according to procedure

o prepping and draping patient appropriately and using proper sterile techniques during procedures

o preparing and proficiently operating all equipment (including radiographic) used in the procedure and all related monitoring and recording equipment

o assisting and anticipating the needs of the physician in the performance of procedures

o communicating significant data to physicians and other members of the team as each case proceeds

o administering all medications when required

  • Manages images for review by the physician and for the permanent record.
  • Completely and accurately documents and charges procedures; enters and records pertinent laboratory values, pressure waveforms and ECGs physical assessments and other pertinent information into logs and the computer and processes related paperwork.
  • Orders and maintains appropriate levels of medications as well as other routine supplies used in the Lab.
  • Maintains instruments and equipment in a clean and functional condition. Performs minor repairs, calibrations, and adjustments on equipment. Brings to the attention of supervisor the need for special service or maintenance.
  • Keeps current in professional knowledge of diagnostic and interventional cardiovascular technologies.
  • Additional on call requirements above and beyond regular scheduled hours
  • Weekends and Holidays also required

Shift

Variable

Time Type

Full time

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Cost Center

3702 Cardiovascular Cath Lab (BMH)

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Keywords: Bronson Battle Creek, Kalamazoo , Cardiovascular RN FT 40hr var. shift (BMH), Other , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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