Registered Nurse Invasive Interventional MHB
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Location: Buffalo, NY, United States
Date Posted: Sep 11, 2019
Status: Full Time Facility: Mercy Hospital of Buffalo Work Schedule: Nights Shift: 3: Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No FTE: 0.920000: Bargaining Unit: CWA Local 1133Summary:
The RN for the Mercy Interventional Unit will be a registered professional nurse responsible for managing and coordinating care for patients undergoing examinations/procedures in the Invasive/Interventional Labs. The RN for the Mercy Interventional Unit will develop and participate in patient and family teaching and provide leadership by working cooperatively with nursing and other patient team personnel in maintaining standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting.Responsibilities:
- Graduate from an accredited Registered Professional Nursing Program.
- BSN preferred.
- Current registration as a Registered Nurse in New York State.
- Current BLS and ACLS validation required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
- Two (2) years recent (within one year) RN experience in acute care.
- One (1) year recent (within on year) RN critical care experience required in OHU, CCU, ICU or One (1) year of recent (within previous 24 months) RN experience is required in Interventional/Diagnostic Cardiac Cath Lab , or Neurovascular Lab, or EP Lab, or Endovascular Lab, or Interventional Radiology.
- Participates in educational conferences and upgrades and maintains professional knowledge and skills related to the area of responsibility, maintains confidentiality, understands legal aspects of the job function
- Adheres to hospital policies and procedures.
- Role involves a variety of problems to be solved under general guidelines, and calls for a variety of decisions, some of which are complex and must be referred to a resource person.
- Assists in directing a small group of employees performing similar or related tasks of semi-skilled nature.
- Instructs employees.
- Has an obligation to conserve supplies, equipment and time in a cost-effective environment.
- Good mental and physical health- able to lift patients and stand/walk most of the day including stooping.
- General understanding of radiation protection and radiation safety principles.
- Works independently, recognizes priorities and initiates appropriate response to changing work environments.
- Finger and hand dexterity with visual, aural and olfactory acuity to recognize changes in the patient's condition.
- Demonstrates genuine sensitivity and approach to meeting patient needs.