RN - EP Lab

Requisition ID
2020-145267
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Electrophysiology Laboratory
Hours / Pay Period
64
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Mon - Fri
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St. Alexius Bismarck
Location
ND-Bismarck

Overview

Since 1885, CHI St. Alexius Health has been dedicated to leading health care in this region by enriching the lives of patients through the highest quality of care. We seek to continue our tradition of success and innovation with individuals dedicated to delivering the highest level of expertise and quality. Together we can continue to grow and support the legacy of CHI St. Alexius Health for many years to come.

 

CHI St. Alexius Health is a regional health network with a tertiary hospital in Bismarck, the system also consists of critical access hospitals (CAHs) in Carrington, Dickinson, Devils Lake, Garrison, Turtle Lake, Washburn and Williston and numerous clinics and outpatient services.  CHI St. Alexius Health manages four CAHs in North Dakota - Elgin, Linton, and Wishek, as well as Mobridge Regional Medical Center in Mobridge, S.D. CHI St. Alexius Health offers a comprehensive line of inpatient and outpatient medical services, including: a Level II Trauma Center, primary and specialty physician clinics, home health and hospice services, durable medical equipment services, a fitness and human performance center and ancillary services throughout western and central North Dakota.

 

CHI St. Alexius Health is part of CommonSpirit Health, a nonprofit, Catholic health system dedicated to advancing health for all people. It was created in February 2019 through the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health. CommonSpirit Health is committed to creating healthier communities, delivering exceptional patient care, and ensuring every person has access to quality health care.

Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Heart and Vascular Manager, manages the day to day operations and activities of the Heart and Vascular Center to assure objectives are met. Supervises staff to assess, plan, implement, evaluate and supervise individual patient care in all areas of the Heart & Vascular Center in accordance with the mission and philosophy of St. Alexius Medical Center while maintaining standards of the State Nurse Practice Act.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Scope of Practice and Professional Issues:
    • Adheres to St. Alexius Medical Center mission, values, and Journey Beyond Excellence expectations to foster a compassionate, healing environment providing physiological, emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, families, and visitors.
    • Assures quality of care by adhering to St. Alexius Medical Center policies, philosophies and standards of care regulated by ND State Board of Nursing, the ND nurse practice act, and other governing agency regulations.
    • Utilizes the nursing process, including planning, assessment, intervention, and evaluation, to develop and implement a comprehensive plan of care for the patient and family focused on optimal patient outcomes
    • Meets the educational needs of patient/family/co-workers utilizing principles and current professional literature to achieve positive learning outcomes.
    • Delegates nursing care with respect based on knowledge of staff qualifications / competencies and individual patient care needs.
    • Provides moderate sedation, monitoring, and documentation for various Heart and Vascular procedures while following HIPAA regulations and St. Alexius Medical Center policies.
    • Assesses patient conditions and takes immediate action in emergency situations.
    • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
    • Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information, responding to requests, building rapport and participating in multidisciplinary problem-solving.
    • Successfully completes the 4 defined job specific competencies, including competencies for age specific, as appropriate. May exceed by completing an additional 2 or more competencies deemed for area selected for that fiscal year.
    • Takes action to achieve personal goals from performance appraisal.
    • Assists Heart and Vascular Clinical Coordinator with establishing and implementing the department goals.
    • Attends Heart and Vascular Department meetings.
    • Work attendance will be according to the Heart and Vascular policy, trend will be monitored by the Director.
    • Assists in meeting Core Measure and Quality Control thresholds.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Education: Graduate of an approved program in nursing. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) required.

 

Licensure: Licensed to practice resisted nursing in the state of North Dakota or a compact.

 

Experience: Two (2) years of nursing experience, two (2) years supervisory or managerial experience preferred.

 

Skills: Ability to work with infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics. Effective supervisory skills. Working knowledge of clinical skills in delivery of patient care. Working knowledge of computers and data entry.

 

Interpersonal Skills:  Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing as there is constant communication with patients, families, visitors and medical center staff. Accountable for own conduct and promotes and supports positive working relationships among staff, between other disciplines, departments, families, visitors and patients. Maintains confidentiality.

 

CertificationCurrent Basic Life Support (BLS) with re-certification as required. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)  with re-certification as require bi-annually.

 

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