Riverside HealthCare Electrophysiology RN in Kankakee, Illinois
The Cath Lab Registered Nurse administers and documents medication, assists physician and technologist during procedures, and responds to all unit and/or patient emergencies.
PART III: POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)Analyzes the assessment data to determine the patient's nursing diagnoses or patient problems.Coordinates care delivery through the utilization of department, organization and community models and resources; critical thinking; interdisciplinary teamwork; patient advocacy; and the unique nurse-patient connection, and identifies and uses available resources to define and implement the plan of care.Detects and collects comprehensive data and identifies patterns pertinent to the patient's health and unique situation.Develops a plan that prescribes strategies and alternatives to attain expected outcomes, based on the patient's individualized situation and anticipated needs.Effects changes through engagement, involvement, and participation of peers and colleagues, leading others where they need to be rather than where they want to go (American Nurses Credentialing Center [ANCC]).Employs strategies, including the art of translation, to promote healthy behaviors for patients and families.Enhances the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice through communication, documentation, initiation of change, creativity, innovation, participation ini quality improvement (QI), evidence based practice (EBP), and research processes.Evaluates one's own nursing practice in relation to the Illinois Nurse Practice Act and professional practice standards and guidelines.Evaluates progress toward effective attainment of patient, family and community goals.Implements the identified plan based on the nursing process, our nursing mission and philosophy, and our organization's mission.Maintains competency in identifying life threatening dysrhythmias and appropriate clinical treatment.Mentors others in all aspects of nursing practice.
Graduate of approved school of nursing, BSN preferred. As of 1/1/18 must obtain BSN within 4 years of hire or transfer.
Minimum of 1 year previous Cath Lab, Eletrophysiology or Critical Care experience or 2 years critical care
License or Certification Requirements:
Current Illinois RN license
TypePRN/TR (As Needed)