Lahey Health Registered Nurse, Cardiovascular Suite, Per diem in Beverly, Massachusetts
Assumes responsibility for monitoring of quality patient care in the Cardiovascular Interventional Center and Radiology Department.
Demonstrates a commitment to evidence-based practice and performs in accordance with the philosophy, established policies procedures, and standards of the Nursing Division, Cardiovascular Department and the Hospital.
Assess, plans, implements, supports and evaluates care of the Cardiovascular patient from admission to discharge, following approved algorithms of care.
Readily participates with peers and other team members with all procedures to be performed in the Cardiovascular Suite.
Rotates to all specialties in that Suite.
Develops and carries out a nursing care plan for each patient in the suite and participates in its implementation.
Responsible to direct, assign, evaluate and supervise ancillary staff team members who support the Cardiovascular Intervention Center. Interviews and recommends candidates for hiring, terminating, transferring and promotions of staff.
Is able to effectively manage team work concept. Remains flexible in response to changes.
Participates in the data collection in the Cardiovascular Suite to meet regulatory and registry measures. Participates in the Performance Improvement process for the PCI program and others. Actively uses and analyzes information, making recommendations related to quality patient care, processes to enhance care. Responsible for tracking and reporting established outcome measures.
Participates in the coordination and communication of quality information for the Cardiovascular Suite in collaboration with the Nurse Manager and Administrative Director.
Rotates to all services in the Cardiovascular Suite including Cardiac Cath, EPS, Interventional Radiology, Endovascular Surgery, Ablation, Pre and Post Care, and Radiology. Works closely with all department members and the medical staff to insure quality patient care.
Monitors and medicates patients for procedures and ensures patient safety.
Cardiovascular specific clinical experience required
Graduate of accredited school of nursing
Previous ICU/CCU experience required
Background with Moderate Sedation preferred
Proficiency in BLS and ACLS preferred
Procedural based experience such as OR, Cath Lab or Angio highly preferred
Strong communication skills both oral and written required
Current MA RN Licensure
Current BLS card
Current ACLS card Scheduled Hours Per diem, hours assigned as needed. Every other weekend & holiday required
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