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Cardiovascular Invasive Registered Nurse Cath Lab

Company: Inova Health System
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Inova Alexandria Hospital is hiring a full time Cardiovascular Invasive RN to join their CVIR & Special Procedures Team! Minimum of 1+ year clinical experience working in Cardiac Cath Lab, EP, IR or ICU, ED and Progressive Cardiac Care also considered. This position does have an on-call requirement.About the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI):
The Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI) offers multidisciplinary expertise in convenient locations across the Northern VA areas with state-of-the art facilities. Our vascular program takes a pioneering approach to the treatment of vascular disease through personalized and comprehensive treatments.About the Department and the Position: The Invasive Cardiovascular Labs are comprised of 6 labs (Cardiac Cath Labs, Interventional Radiology Labs, and Electrophysiology Labs) and will such cases as Coronary, Heart, Caths and Peripherals.As a Cardiovascular Invasive Registered Nurse, you will provide safe and therapeutic care in a holistic and caring way while incorporating differences into the provision of care. To help achieve our mission, you will ensure improvement in practice settings by assuming responsibility for self-development in life long learning. Providing direction and guidance to others regarding practice while serving as a resource, preceptor and mentor is required. Incorporating data and information to continuously improve care and practice while enhancing outcomes is expected. Your ability to assist the physician with diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in the cath lab with the preparation of the sterile field, selection and preparation of instruments and supplies, manipulation of cardiac catheters, guidewires etc. and injection of contrast media and other medication as directed by the physician is of vital importance.

Job Responsibilities

  • Performs psychosocial/physiologic assessments that integrate changing data as documented in procedure notes. Tailors and prioritizes caring practice to individual needs, including cultural/ethical/spiritual needs.
  • Participates in the planning of routine transitional healthcare needs (e.g., treatment options).
  • Attends at least 50 percent of staff meetings. Acts as a clinical resource and serves as a mentor to healthcare team members while displaying leadership behaviors.
  • Supports departmental cost saving strategies and provides care in an efficient and cost conscious manner.
  • Consistently enters patient charge information accurately and maintains statistical data for the outcome report. Volunteers for additional projects in Cath/EP labs (ex: skills check and help with staff development).
  • Appropriately delegates patient care activities to other health care team members and participates on making and revising staff assignments.
  • Participates on unit teams, work groups and committees. Takes initiative to participate in efficient and timely room turnover.
  • Calibrates, operates and troubleshoots a wide variety of equipment and instruments. Selects appropriate instruments and supplies based on patient presentation during procedure. Monitors the EKG, hemodynamic pressure and other physiologic data during the procedure.


    Additional RequirementsMinimum of 1+ year clinical experience working in Cardiac Cath Lab, EP, IR or ICU, ED and Progressive Cardiac Care also considered. This position does have an on-call requirement.Education: BSN
    If Associates Degree RN:
    Within 6 months of start date: meet with nurse leader, Identify which Accredited School the employee plans to attend, Submit a review of transcript from the school indicating the required pre-requisites and timeline for taking the courses, Provide a written plan with anticipated BSN completion date.

    BLS with American Heart Association required; ACLS certification within 90 days of hireRN licensed, or eligible to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia as a RNfor internal use:
    #LI
    IND1
    Inova Alexandria Hospital is hiring a full time Cardiovascular Invasive RN to join their CVIR & Special Procedures Team! Minimum of 1+ year clinical experience working in Cardiac Cath Lab, EP, IR or ICU, ED and Progressive Cardiac Care also considered. This position does have an on-call requirement.About the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI):
    The Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI) offers multidisciplinary expertise in convenient locations across the Northern VA areas with state-of-the art facilities. Our vascular program takes a pioneering approach to the treatment of vascular disease through personalized and comprehensive treatments.About the Department and the Position: The Invasive Cardiovascular Labs are comprised of 6 labs (Cardiac Cath Labs, Interventional Radiology Labs, and Electrophysiology Labs) and will such cases as Coronary, Heart, Caths and Peripherals.As a Cardiovascular Invasive Registered Nurse, you will provide safe and therapeutic care in a holistic and caring way while incorporating differences into the provision of care. To help achieve our mission, you will ensure improvement in practice settings by assuming responsibility for self-development in life long learning. Providing direction and guidance to others regarding practice while serving as a resource, preceptor and mentor is required. Incorporating data and information to continuously improve care and practice while enhancing outcomes is expected. Your ability to assist the physician with diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in the cath lab with the preparation of the sterile field, selection and preparation of instruments and supplies, manipulation of cardiac catheters, guidewires etc. and injection of contrast media and other medication as directed by the physician is of vital importance.

    Job Responsibilities
    • Performs psychosocial/physiologic assessments that integrate changing data as documented in procedure notes. Tailors and prioritizes caring practice to individual needs, including cultural/ethical/spiritual needs.
    • Participates in the planning of routine transitional healthcare needs (e.g., treatment options).
    • Attends at least 50 percent of staff meetings. Acts as a clinical resource and serves as a mentor to healthcare team members while displaying leadership behaviors.
    • Supports departmental cost saving strategies and provides care in an efficient and cost conscious manner.
    • Consistently enters patient charge information accurately and maintains statistical data for the outcome report. Volunteers for additional projects in Cath/EP labs (ex: skills check and help with staff development).
    • Appropriately delegates patient care activities to other health care team members and participates on making and revising staff assignments.
    • Participates on unit teams, work groups and committees. Takes initiative to participate in efficient and timely room turnover.
    • Calibrates, operates and troubleshoots a wide variety of equipment and instruments. Selects appropriate instruments and supplies based on patient presentation during procedure. Monitors the EKG, hemodynamic pressure and other physiologic data during the procedure.


      Additional RequirementsMinimum of 1+ year clinical experience working in Cardiac Cath Lab, EP, IR or ICU, ED and Progressive Cardiac Care also considered. This position does have an on-call requirement.Education: BSN
      If Associates Degree RN:
      Within 6 months of start date: meet with nurse leader, Identify which Accredited School the employee plans to attend, Submit a review of transcript from the school indicating the required pre-requisites and timeline for taking the courses, Provide a written plan with anticipated BSN completion date.

      BLS with American Heart Association required; ACLS certification within 90 days of hireRN licensed, or eligible to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia as a RNfor internal use:
      #LI
      IND1

Keywords: Inova Health System, Alexandria , Cardiovascular Invasive Registered Nurse Cath Lab, Healthcare , Alexandria, Virginia

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