RN (Registered Nurse) Cardiac Cath Lab Mercy Health Lorain
Company: Mercy Health
Posted on: June 17, 2022
RN (Registered Nurse) Cardiac Cath Lab Mercy Health LorainApply
NowRequisition R101531 Market Lorain, Ohio Department Respiratory
Therapy - Lorain Shift Days/Afternoons Schedule Full-timeThank you
for considering a career at Mercy HealthNew Hires Eligible for
***Sign On Bonus***Summary of Primary Functions
The Cardiac Cath Lab Registered Nurse (RN) provides, coordinates,
plans, and evaluates the care of the patient in collaboration with
the interdisciplinary care team and within the established nursing
process framework. Evaluation is done through data collection,
assessment, identification, and prioritization of patient
problems/needs including evaluation of process/outcome of nursing
care, interventions, and teaching. The RN coordinates, provides,
and directs patient teaching activities and coordinates the care
provided by health team members.
Essential Job Functions
Conducts and analyzes initial and ongoing patient assessment,
creates a plan of care, implements treatment, and evaluates
Administers medications in a safe manner consistent with the State
of Practice and Bon Secours Mercy Health policies and
Serves as point of contact for patients' care coordination
throughout hospital departments.
Acts as a patient safety advocate by participating in ongoing
quality improvement in the department and collaborates with
spiritual care, palliative, and ethics when needed.
Serves as a point person for care coordination for family members
Using the AACN Synergy Model, restores, supports, promotes,
rehabilitates, or palliates to maintain the physiologic,
psychologic, and psychosocial stability of patients across the
Synthesizes and prioritizes information in order to take immediate
and decisive evidence-based, patient-focused action using clinical
judgement and clinical inquiry.
Anticipates and responds with confidence and adapts to rapidly
changing patient conditions.
Responds to the unique needs of the patients and families coping
with unanticipated illness or injury and treatment and advocate for
their choices in quality of life.
Functions independently in the role of scrub nurse and
Participates in the on-call system for emergency and urgent
procedures on weekends, nights, and holidays. Must be able to
respond to STEMI call backs in less than 30 minutes.
BSMH nurses are expected to practice and deliver care in accordance
with the core concepts and intention of the BSMH Nursing
Professional Practice Model.
This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities,
skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with
the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related
duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable
- Bachelor of Science Nursing (preferred, not
- Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN)
- Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Association (preferred,
- One year of RN experience in telemetry, critical care, cardiac
cath lab, ER, or OR (required)
EPIC Electronic Health Record (EHR) training (preferred)
Critical Care Course (preferred)
Performs comprehensive assessment of patient's clinical condition
and psychosocial needs of the patient and their supportive
Safely and efficiently develops, implements, and prioritizes plan
Assesses patient's physical and emotional responses to treatment to
evaluate effectiveness of intervention and patient outcomes;
revises plan of care accordingly.
Collaborates with others in the delivery of coordinated patient
Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills.
Applies cultural diversity and inclusion principles when caring for
patients and their support resources.
Assist patient and family in coping with patient's illness.
Recognizes own limitations and seeks assistance and acquires
information to perform safely.
Integrates cost-effective measures into practice and models
effective stewardship of available resources.
Possesses clinical knowledge, skills, and competency to provide
evidence-based patient care in accordance with the current
standards of practice, policy and procedure, and BSMH mission.
Advances personal and professional growth through participation in
educational programs, current literature, in-services, and
Assigns patient care according to the nursing skill, knowledge, and
scope of practice of staff.
Orients, facilitates learning experience, and provides education
(based upon quality improvement indicators, outcomes, and
implementation) to nursing staff and others.
Application of the nursing process in patient care delivery.
Assists patient and family in coping with patient's illness.
Exhibits professionalism through accountability for own and
Practices self-care and cultivates resilience in conflict and
Protects the safety and privacy of all persons.
Understanding and utilization of office and clinical
Ability to communicate with patients in a manner they can
understand considering their personal preferences.
Compassionate, relationship-based approach to help find meaning in
illness, suffering, pain, and existence.
Remains calm, adaptive, and collective during an emergency.
Inserts intra-aortic balloon pumps, chest tubes, and impellas.
Assesses patients through hemodynamic monitoring.
Inserts and monitors transvenous pacing/temporary pacing.
Administers means for conscious sedation.
Knowledge of advanced respiratory modalities.This is a Collective
Bargaining Unit Position
MercyHealth is an equal opportunity employer.Many of our
opportunities reward* your hard work with:
- Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
- Prescription drug coverage
- Flexible spending accounts
- Life insurance w/AD&D
- Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when
- Paid time off
- Educational Assistance
- And much more
- Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusScheduled
Weekly Hours:40Work Shift:Days/AfternoonsDepartment:Respiratory
Therapy - LorainAll applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, national origin,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic
information, or protected veteran status, and will not be
discriminated against on the basis of disability. If youd like to
view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for
Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia;
Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative
Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email
email@example.com. If you are an individual with a disability
and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the
employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition
Team at firstname.lastname@example.orgApply Now
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