RN Cardiac Cath Lab
Company: Sigma Inc
Posted on: January 25, 2023
10233037 - RN Cardiac Cath Lab - Omaha, NE - 13 Weeks
Sigma Healthcare team is looking for an experienced Cardiac Cath
Lab Registered Nurse to work onsite at our client's hospital in
Shift: 10.00hr - AM
- Assist physicians with patient assessments.
- Prepare patients for catheterization, angioplasty, pacemaker
implantation and cardiac procedures.
- Preparation of patients can include taking the patient's vital
signs, oxygen levels and heart rhythm before the physician examines
- Ensure the patient's chart and records are updated.
- Start intravenous lines while preparing patients for a
catheterization or cardiac procedure.
- Ease the patient's fear and answer questions regarding the
- Obtain patient consent for cardiac procedures.
- Assist physicians during catheterization procedures,
angioplasties, pacemaker implantation and other cardiac
- Monitor the patient's vital signs during the
- Patients may be awake during the procedure, which requires the
cardiac cath lab nurse to help keep them calm and
- Administer medication according to the physician's instructions
before, during and after cardiac procedures.
- In addition to scheduled procedures in the cardiac cath lab,
registered nurses must assist during emergencies and perform
- Monitor patients during their recovery in the cardiac cath
- Monitor the patient's vital signs, administering medications
and updating the patient's chart.
- Watch for signs of infection or side effects from the
- Administer treatment if patients experience excessive bleeding,
fever or other side effects from the cardiac procedure.
- Provide instructions and education to patients and their
families before discharge from the cardiac cath lab.
- Education and instruction can include information on
medications, nutrition and care of a surgical site.
- BSN from an accredited nursing school
- 2 years of current Cardiac Catheterization experience in a
- Current RN licensure (where applicable)
- Current BLS, EKG, Stroke and ACLS certifications
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