Description SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends) SCHEDULE: Full-time HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center - Houston, Texas Registered Nurse (RN) - Cardiac Catheterization Lab (Cath Lab) Work Schedule: Full-time, Days/Weekends Rotate Located adjacent to the Texas Medical Center, Park Plaza and Plaza Specialty Hospitals offer the convenience of a community hospital with two distinct purposes. Since 1975, Park Plaza Hospital has been offering complete medical services, including surgery as well as outpatient, imaging and rehabilitation. Plaza Specialty Hospital, a hospital within a hospital, has been providing long-term acute care to those needing prolonged hospitalization and recovery since 1994. The Cardiac Cath Lab is located on the 2nd floor in the South Tower immediately adjacent to the Operating Room. The one-room Lab is equipped with advanced Radiology equipment and patient monitoring system. The unit is open from 7:00am-3:00pm for elective procedures. Emergency procedures are staffed with an on call team consisting of two team members, one of them being an RN and the second individual being an RN or CVRT. HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center is currently accepting applications for Registered Nurse (RN) - Cardiac Catheterization Lab (Cath Lab) RESPONSIBILITIES: The registered nurse must be able to operate highly technical equipment and computers The registered nurse will assist with all procedures in the Cardiac Cath Lab The registered nurse will be involved in scrubbing, circulating and recording cases The registered nurse must be aware of the patient's condition and status at all times throughout the procedure. The registered nurse in a case will be required to monitor and maintain a constant vigilance of essential parameters including the patients' heart rate and rhythm, pressures, oxygen saturation, respirations. The registered nurse will become fully cross-trained to all positions within the team. Skills competency is demonstrated, validated, and documented yearly for all staff members. Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate from an accredited school of Nursing, BSN preferred 1 or more years recent Cath Lab clinical experience as an RN required Current RN licensure by Texas Board of Nursing or a Board of Nursing from a compact state. Current BLS from the American Heart Association Current ACLS from the American Heart Association within 90 days of hire We offer a generous compensation package including: Vacation, 401k, Employee Stock Purchase Plan. Dental, vision, life and disability insurance, wellness resources and flexible spending accounts, along with other voluntary benefit options and programs . Come make a difference - Apply Online Now!
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