RN Cath Lab
Location:
Waycross , Georgia
Posted:
October 20, 2017
Reference:
26870-1022
Memorial Satilla Health is a 231-bed acute-care hospital located in Waycross, Georgia . More than 155,000 people live within our nine-county service area that surrounds Waycross, Georgia. Waycross and its neighboring town of Blackshear, collectively offer excellent public schools, an active art and theater group, several golf courses, and an excellent array of hiking, fishing, camping, and boating fun. With many large tracts of land available, excellent housing, and low real estate costs, our locale is the perfect place for families.


Department Summary:

Memorial Satilla Health's Heart Center offers patients diagnosis and treatment of cardiac disease. The Cath Lab offers 2 procedure rooms equipped with Toshiba and Phillips equipment and hemodynamic monitoring through Merge, an inclusive system for hemodynamic monitoring, reporting and PACs systems. The staff average approximately 100 procedures per month. Cath Lab RNs provide call coverage for emergent cardiac procedures and the Registered Nurse (RN) will be confident in care of patients with acute illness or chronic cardiac disease, cardiac monitoring, and critical drips. Call is after hours and weekends and is about 15 days per month. Diagnostic and interventional catheterization procedures are scheduled Monday through Friday.

Position Summary:
The Cath Lab Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for the direct and indirect total nursing care of his/her patient assignment. Responsiblilities include, but not limited to: the care of cardiac/peripheral procedural patients, post sheath removal, recognition of groin complications, IABPs, EKG interpretation, abnormal lab value recognition and reporting of these values to the physician. Interpretive skills, frequent interactive and consultative associations, along with management and supervisory skills are inherent in the position.
Qualifications:
Education:
  • A graduate from an accredited school of Nursing is required


License/Certification:
  • An active state of Georgia Registered Nurse (RN) license is required
  • A current Basic Life Support (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association is required
  • A current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association is required - candidate may obtain the certification within 1 year of hire date

Experience:
  • Minimum one year nursing experience is required; previous Cath Lab, ED or Critical Care experience strongly preferred

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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