Registered Nurse II-Cath Lab/EP – Fulltime

Parkland Health and Hospital System

Full Time
Dallas, TX
Posted 2 weeks ago

Looking for your next opportunity? If so, choose Parkland and discover what a
meaningful job feels like. Whether you work directly with patients or use your
talent to support our care, you’ll be part of a team that’s providing valuable
health services to Dallas County residents. And here, you’ll have the
opportunity to put all your skills to work, and the support to grow and
advance in your job and your field. Step into a career that will make a
substantial difference for our patients—and for you. We blend cultures,
talents, and experience into an exemplary health and hospital system. Parkland
has earned distinction as one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S News and
World Report every year since 1994.

Provides care to assigned patient population in accordance with established
protocols and multidisciplinary plan of care utilizing independent, dependent,
and interdependent interventions to restore stability, prevent complications,
and achieve and maintain optimal patient responses for all patients through
patient centered/patient valued care.

Education:

* Must be a graduate from an accredited school of nursing.

Experience:

* Prefer experience in cardiovascular and electrophysiology laboratory/invasive procedures.
* Demonstrates proficiency in circulating and monitoring Cath Lab or Electrophysiology procedures.
* Prefer Intensive Care/Emergency Department experience with residency/consortium course work completed.

Equivalent Experience:

* None

Certification/Registration/Licensure:

* Must have current RN license or valid temporary license with the Texas Board of Nursing; or, valid Compact RN license.
* Must have current healthcare provider CPR course completion card from one of the following: o American Heart Association o American Red Cross Rescuer o Military Training Network.
* Must have current Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification.

– May be required to have additional specialty certifications. – External
candidates must pass (80% or above) Cardiac Cath Lab’s assigned challenge
exam(s).

* Internal candidates changing specialties must pass (80% or above) Cardiac Cath Lab’s assigned challenge exam(s).

Skills or Special Abilities:

– Provides care for assigned patient population in accordance with the
current State of Texas Nurse Practice Act, established protocols,
multidisciplinary plan of care, and clinical area specific standards. – Must
successful complete Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP) course within three
months of employment. – Must have basic EKG skills. – Provides continuous
assessment, consults with other team members as required and provides nursing
care which demonstrates patient centered/patient valued care. – Exercises
independent judgment in providing nursing care. – Must be able to demonstrate
effective interpersonal skills and possess good oral and written communication
skills. – Must be able to communicate effectively with patients, families, and
hospital staff in accordance with established policies and procedures. – May
be required to communicate effectively, via the overhead paging system. – Must
be able to demonstrate the ability to provide direction to non-nursing staff,
serve as a preceptor, and serve on rotation as a Relief Charge Nurse. – Must
be able to prepare and conduct in-service educational programs. – Must be able
to demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors. – Must demonstrate
clinical proficiency in cardiac care. – Must be able to function independently
as a circulating nurse or monitoring nurse during cardiac catheterization,
coronary stenting, diagnostic electrophysiology, angioplasty,
pacemaker/defibrillator implantation. – Must demonstrate skill in the
operation of the following equipment: Hemochron, oximeter, hemodynamic
monitoring, intra-aortic balloon pump, power injector, Intravascular
Ultrasound (IVUS), and Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR). – As applicable, will be
required to demonstrate acceptable knowledge of nursing standards of care for
specialty care area. – Must be available to work on-call rotation/schedule.

Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age
(40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual
orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information,
disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran
status.

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