HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Cath Lab Registered Nurse in Texas City, Texas

_Mainland Medical Center__ -__Texas City, TX_ _Registered Nurse (RN) - Cardiac Cath Lab_ __ Founded in 1952,Mainland Medical Centerhas been part of Galveston County for more than 55 years. Originally a 90-bed hospital, we have grown to a 223 bed acute care facility offering quality, compassionate care with state-of-the-art services. Our services include inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty services.

Mainland Medical Center is part of the HCA Gulf Division, a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers, cancer centers, and diagnostic imaging facilities. It offers a complete continuum of specialized health programs and services that meet the needs of Greater Houston and South Texas residents and businesses. Our growth is truly a reflection of the changing needs of our community, our patients and rapidly advancing medical technology. Our services include: * Breast Care Center * Cardiovascular Services * Center for Sleep Disorders * Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine * Emergency Services * Level II Neonatal Intermediate Care Unit * Occupational Health and Wellness * Senior Mental Health * Women's Services

Mainland Medical Centeris currently looking for aRegistered Nurse(RN) - Cardiac Cath Lab.

_Responsibilities:_ * Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care for assigned patients. * Responsible for meeting the Standards of Practice for Cardiovascular Nursing and managing all assigned personnel, supplies and equipment.
* Maintains competency in performing all skills outlined in the CV Nursing competency skills list. * Participates in activities to plan, measure, assess, and improve the quality of patient care. Will participate in peer review and continuous quality improvement activities. * Responsible for direction of emergent care in crisis situation in a calm, knowledgeable manner.
* Patient and family education pre and post procedure. * Assists physicians with procedures, as necessary (i.e., right and left Heart Cath, temporary and permanent Pacemakers, Aortagrams, Cardioversions, Vena Cava Filter Placement, Pericardiocentesis, and Intra-aortic Balloon Placement, Peripheral Angioplasty, Peripheral Stent Placement, Intra-arterial/Venous Infusion Therapy, Percutaneous Coronary Intervention [PCI], Angiojet). * Assumes responsibility of charging department, as needed. Maintains clear and respectful communication with patient, family, physicians, and other healthcare providers. * Responsible for administration of medication, knowledgeable of actions, indications, contraindications, adverse reactions, dosage and route of all drugs administered. * Adheres to and complies with HCA Code of Conduct as part of our Ethics and Compliance Program. Attends annual training sessions.

_Qualifications:_ * Cath Lab experience preffered. Will consider those who have critical care expereince. * Graduate of accredited school of nursing. * Current Texas licensure with State Board of Nurse Examiners * Current BLS and ACLS certification required. * Demonstrates knowledge of AORN Standards of Practice * Demonstrated current clinical competence, as outlined in the appropriate orientation checklist

Title: Cath Lab Registered Nurse

Location: Texas-Texas City-Mainland Medical Center - Texas City

Requisition ID: 06218-68911