Status: Part Time w/Benefits Facility: Mercy Hospital of Buffalo
Work Schedule: Days with Call Weekend and Holiday Rotation Shift: 1:
Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No FTE: 0.400000: Bargaining Unit: CWA Local 1133
Provides care to stress lab patients utilizing assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation skills under the direction of a physician / extender in accordance with established policies, practices and standards. Questions, assesses patient and/or reviews patient charts to obtain appropriate history for the exam. Prepares patients and conducts a variety of diagnostic procedures in the cardiac stress lab. May participate in other diagnostic procedures in the Cardiology department. May assist in directing, coordinating, or the delivery of patient care throughout Cardiology.
Graduate of accredited nursing program
License to practice Nursing in New York State
Must have 5 (five) years acute care nursing experience
Must have 3 (three) years experience in Cardiology
Validation in BLS required M
Must be ACLS certified within 1 (one) year of employment in the department
KNOWLEDGE,SKILL AND ABILITY
Must be capable of administering cardiopulmonary resuscitation and defibrillation.
Must be proficient in starting intravenous lines.3. Must be skilled in EKG rhythm interpretation4. Work requires precision in recording and preparing data, recognizing that errors may have serious consequences for patients.
Must pay strict attention to detail and maintain alertness to detect evidence of irregularities in tracings as well as equipment malfunctions.
Must be organized in maintaining workflow.
Must possess patience and maturity in dealing with patients and families as well as medical staff and other hospital personnel.
May be required to be available Sunday-Saturday.
May be required to take evening, night and weekend/holiday call.
May be required to travel to other CHS affiliated locations.