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Registered Nurse

Company: Radiology & Imaging Specialists
Location: Lakeland
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Location: Surgical Center of Central Florida/LVI Outpatient Center Reports To: Facility Administrator Type of Shift: Full Time JOB SUMMARY: The Heart and Vascular Laboratory RN assists physicians in the tasks and responsibilities necessary in the performance of cardiac catheterization and peripheral angiography. The administration of the Heart and Vascular Laboratory RN includes providing excellent patient care pre and post procedure independently with minimal supervision. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Assist in maintaining and operating heart and vascular lab and recovery equipment. 2. Utilizing sterile technique assist in set up and maintain the appropriate instrument and supply table for various procedures performed in the heart and vascular lab. 3. Maintain adequate inventory of medications and supplies for heart and vascular lab operations, reordering supplies as necessary. 4. Transport patients from preparation area to heart and vascular lab. 5. Prepare the patient and monitor patient during and after heart and vascular lab procedures. 6. Utilize EKG and rhythm recognition skills. 7. Perform pre and post operative duties as required. 8. Assist physicians in heart and vascular procedures as requested. 9. Maintain and operate blood saturation equipment. 10. Administer appropriate medication and dosage per physician order in pre-procedure, during a heart and vascular procedure, and in recovery. 11. Safely transport patients to recovery and monitor patients during transport. 12. Maintain a clean environment in the heart and vascular lab and recovery areas. 13. Maintain secure inventory of controlled substances and keep accurate records of all controlled substances. 14. Meet continuing education requirements in order to maintain license as required by State law. 15. Check code cart daily for all supplies, drugs, and check defibrillator for charge. 16. Perform appropriate quality control daily, weekly and monthly. 17. Assist physicians in preparing heart and vascular reports and enter data as required. 18. Proper disposal of biohazard and radioactive waste as regulated by OSHA and the Florida State Office of Radiation Control. 19. Other related work as necessary. 20. Excellent patient care and customer service. WORK EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Associate's Degree in nursing with a Bachelor's Degree is preferred. Current Florida RN license is required. Current ACLS certification is required. 3 or more years of cardiac care or vascular lab experience combined with 3 or more years of cath recovery experience is preferred. Experience as a Cath lab Tech or in ICU is a plus. SKILLS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with staff and patients, and the ability to work independently. This job requires prolonged sitting or standing, frequent bending, stooping, or stretching; Normal vision range with the absence of color blindness, normal hearing, and normal eye to hand coordination and manual dexterity; the ability to distinguish letters and symbols. This position may require lifting up to 50 pounds.

Keywords: Radiology & Imaging Specialists, Lakeland , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Lakeland, Florida

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