Registered Nurse - Cath Lab - Days - 3.2k Weekly!

Bethesda, Maryland

Category: Nursing

Travel

Job ID: 783170

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $3225 / Week

Posted Date: 5/21/2024

Bethesda, Maryland

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Nursing

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

Travel

Est. Pay: $3225 / Week

Job ID: 783170

Posted Date: 5/21/2024

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The RN (Cath Lab or Cardiac Cath Lab) specializes in working with patients undergoing cardiac procedures in a catheterization lab.  During cardiac catheterizations, these specially trained nurses assist the medical team by monitoring the patient’s vitals, assisting with procedural sedatives, assisting doctors, technicians, nurses and the patients.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administers patient medications
  • Assists in diagnostic procedures and interventional procedures
  • Circulates and scrub during cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology procedures
  • Responsible for discharge teaching with patients and families including procedural, medications, activities, care of the surgical site and lifestyle/dietary changes
  • Ensures consent paperwork is accurately completed
  • Performs examination of the patient pre and post-catheterization
  • Manages administrative aspects of cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology patients
  • Monitors and documents patient vital signs
  • Monitors for signs and symptoms of infections or side effects of the procedure
  • Monitors patient sedation levels during and after the procedure
  • Prepares patients for procedures

Minimum Requirements:

  • Registered Nurse with a current state license where they will be working
  • ACLS may be required by state/client contract
  • Minimum of 2 years critical care or Cardiac Cath Lab experience preferred
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice 
  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency program when applicable
  • Current CPR if applicable
  • TB questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements  
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language is required  
  • Computer proficiency required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 
Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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