Cardiac Cath Lab Nurse

Requisition ID
2021-164190
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Cath Lab
Hours / Pay Period
80
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
6:30am-3:00pm - M-F
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St. Luke's Health - Memorial - Lufkin
Location
TX-LUFKIN

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

 

CHI St. Luke’s Health Memorial provides over a quarter of a million services each year to patients in Deep East Texas. CHI St. Luke’s Health Memorial cares for the communities in Lufkin, Livingston, and San Augustine. Memorial is home to the area’s first dedicated heart and stroke care center, only Joint Commission certified primary stroke care facility, the area’s only cancer center and comprehensive diabetes, heart, and stroke center. As the first health care system in Texas to acquire the da Vinci® High Definition Robot, CHI St. Luke’s Health Memorial paves the way for the latest advancements and innovations in healthcare

 

 

Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That’s what you’ll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You’ll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we’ll create healthier, stronger communities. What sets us apart from other healthcare organizations? How much time do you have? In short, it all starts with our current employees. They believe in living our mission to provide compassion to everyone. We, in turn, believe that growing and supporting our people allows us to deliver a higher degree of quality care to our patients. CHI advocates for all who live in the communities we serve, especially the most vulnerable. Choose an organization who will champion your talents and nurture your career. Choose CHI!

 

We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Free Premium Membership to Care.com with preloaded credits for children and dependent adults
  • Care for Caregivers: Resilience Through Adversity is a series of sessions designed to help caregivers build their resilience and advance their mental well-being during these difficult times
  • Flexible spending accounts
    Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Matching Retirement Programs
  • Wellness Programs

 

 

 

Responsibilities

 

With designated cardiovascular surgical suites and catheterization labs, CHI St. Luke's Health-Memorial is the area leader in heart health. CHI St. Luke’s Health-Memorial holds the highest level of chest pain certification in Lufkin. The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC), who completed a merger in 2017 to improve and streamline quality improvement services, in collaboration with the American Heart Association awarded the hospital with the Chest Pain Center Accreditation with Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, or PCI. The achievement recognizes CHI St. Luke’s Health-Memorial as an outstanding facility when dealing with patients who present with heart attack symptoms.

 

Working in our fast moving Cath Lab certainly offers a variety of clinical challenges to nurses who choose this clinical area. We love nurses who can wear many hats and think quickly on their feet while providing the best patient care! The Cath lab nurse assists the team in the performing of the catheterizations. They will monitor, examine the patient prior, during and after the procedure, as well as provide medication management and assist the medical team in whatever they may need during the procedure.

 

If you are ready to start a career with an established team in an organization that understands the importance of your life’s calling, it’s time to connect with us!

 

 What you’ll need:

  • Patience and focus to constantly monitor high acuity patients
  • Proven ability to think and react quickly in critical situations
  • Medication administration
  • Passion for excellence in delivering quality care to our patients

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN) from an accredited nursing program
  • One (1) or more years of experience in ICU, Critical Care nursing or Emergency Department
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) license active in the Texas
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

 

 

 

Preferred experience/credentials:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN)
  • Certified Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN)
  • Cardiac Vascular Nursing Certification (CVRN)
  • TNCC

 

Related Skills:  RN, Registered Nurse, Nurse, Cardiac Cath Lab, Diagnostic and interventional cardiac, Neuro, peripheral, electrophysiology procedures, Neuro, Cardiovascular,vascular patients,Heart Failure, Heart Disease, IABP, Impellla, Atherectomy, Mechanical Thrombectomy, ER, Emergency Department, EMT, Critical Care, Intensive Care Unit, High Acuity, Invasive Surgical Care, Trauma, Organ Failure, Planning, Monitoring, Central Line, Medication Management, Collaboration, Physician Relations, Compassion, Patient Education,  Caregiver Education,  Problem Solving, Fast Pace Environment,

Assessment

 

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