Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 327-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.
Job Role Summary
The Cath Lab/IR nurse provides clinical care to a variety of patients in the procedural area. . The Cath Lab/IR nurse will assist the procedural physician by managing critical medications, providing oversight of patient hemodynamic status, sedation level, as well as document all aspects of the procedure. The Cath Lab/IR nurse will also be responsible for prepping and recovering patients from procedures and providing all necessary patient education and support. This position also requires the nurse to be comfortable practicing with a high-level of autonomy typically acquired from at least 2 years of intensive nursing experience in a unit such as critical care, cath lab, interventional radiology, or the ER.
Minimum of 2 years of critical care or ER nursing experience.
Current Indiana license as a Registered Nurse or eligibility for licensure.
Current ACLS and BLS certification
Bachelor's degree in Nursing from a nationally accredited college or university. Must obtain a BSN within 5 years of hire date for all ASN graduates hired on or after 3/14/16.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Demonstrates the following skills and abilities:
operates specialized equipment
competence/accountability in preparing and administering medications and treatments according to policy and procedures
effective communication skills incorporating listening, effective interviewing techniques with patients and staff appropriate to age of the patient
knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served
knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possesses the ability to assess data/interpret appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to age-specific needs
uses age-appropriate communication and cognitive skills detailed in the department/area/unit job- specific/age-specific competencies
fundamental nursing theories, current clinical concepts, diseases/symptoms, trauma, treatments/medications, triage, appropriate diagnostic/therapeutic procedures and interventions
functions as a member of a health care team, delegate responsibilities/duties appropriately
follows oral/written instructions, records/interprets information accurately
competency in assessing, responding to patient status or needs, and interpreting results
recognizes and reacts to changes in patient status, documents and reports changes
Performs CPR and other technical skills
Must be able to wash hands thoroughly and frequently
Must be able to help evacuate patients via stairwells
Critical thinking skills are essential
Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation's 150 best places to work by Becker's Hospital Review for four consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America's best midsize employers' Eskenazi Health's programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city's primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care - Center of Excellence in Women's Health, just to name a few.
Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis
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