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General Duty Rn Cath Lab-$7500 sign on bonus Featured Job

Company: MyMichigan Health
Location: Alpena
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:


This position cares for patients before, during and after angiography, interventional, angiographic cardiac catheterization procedures and other diagnostic testing and procedures. This includes pre-procedure assessment, pre-medication, documentation of cath process, post-cath care, patient education. Scrubs in for procedures and assists other members of the cardiac catheterization laboratory.


  • Performs nursing care of the catheterization/angiography cardiovascular patient. Conducts other cardiac diagnostic nursing procedures according to department protocol. Assisting in stress echocardiogram, routine treadmill exam, nuclear and pharmacologic stress testing, tilt table, echocardiograms (NS/Definity), cardioversions, and transesophageal echocardiograms. Assists with prep, procedure, and recovery for other interventional radiology procedures. Evaluates and screens patients for safety prior to performing testing. Provides sedation monitoring in accordance with hospital policy and documents appropriately. Holter monitor application, event monitor application, ambulatory blood pressure monitor application, pacemaker interrogations. Inserts PICC lines and functionas as a vascular access expert to meet patient's needs. Performs other necessary tasks as assigned by manager.
  • Operates equipment and manages supplies, i.e., cardiac output, hemodynamic, pacemakers/ICD's, intraaortic balloon pump, crash cart, IV pumps, defibrillators, point of care glucometer/blood sugar testing, stress machines, and other nursing supplies (Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE/IV etc).
  • Scrubs in for procedures with the physician.
    Records all pertinent information on appropriate data sheets. Develops, reviews, and enhances cardiovascular education materials and programs.


    • Assists in other radiology/cardiology procedures as needed.
    • Required 30 minute response time to arrive on site when on-call
    • Demonstrates a general ability to manage assignments and perform routine duties on the unit.
    • Attend and participate in professional association activities and programs to assure being current on regulations, guidelines, and professional standards.
    • Possesses a thorough knowledge of pre, intra, and post procedure routine. Initiates a teaching plan appropriate to the procedure and the patient's level of understanding. Possesses a thorough knowledge of physician preference and routine. Communicates effectively with patients, families, and physicians to assure that appropriate care is provided.
    • Inserts PICC lines via ultrasound guidance and provides instructions/education to the patient.
    • Demonstrates an understanding of all medications administered for care of the patient. Provides sedation monitoring in accordance with the hospital policy and document appropriately.
    • Demonstrates the ability to interpret information and reports pertinent data to the physician, including pertinent clinical information.
    • Oversees/maintains use and function of nursing equipment, crash cart, IVACs, O2, defibrillators, Nova StatStrip Glucose Meter, and other nursing supplies (Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE/IV etc.).
    • Required to be part of transport team when patients have an intraaortic balloon pump placed and needing higher level of care.
    • Transfers patients, stocks supplies, and performs basic office functions.
    • Other duties as assigned.
      MyMichigan Health is a technology driven organization and employees need to demonstrate competency in Microsoft Windows. An employee may be required to participate in further learning opportunities offered by MidMichigan Health


      ACLS-Advanced Cardiac Life Support: within 1 month of hire or transfer

      BLS: Basic Life Support: within 1 month of hire or transfer

      RN- Registered Nurse

      Equivalent Experience - Knowledge of nursing technique as normally acquired through completion of an Associate's degree in Nursing culminating in licensure as a RN. ACLS certified. Knowledge of critical care nursing as normally acquired through 2 year's experience working in a Medical Center or similar setting


      Education: Associates Degree

      Comments: Bachelor degree in nursing is preferred


      • Knowledge of critical care nursing as normally acquired through 2 year's experience working in a Medical Center or similar setting is preferred.
      • Interpersonal skills needed to communicate successfully with individuals and groups and interact with people at all levels to communicate ideas and concepts in a clear and understandable manner.
      • Previous direct patient care experience preferred.
      • Knowledge of cardiac stress testing preferred. Knowledge of moderate sedation, medication and IV solution administration preferred.
        Knowledge of invasive radiology procedures and cardiac catherization preferred. Knowledge and operation of intraaortic balloon pump preferred.


Keywords: MyMichigan Health, Flint , General Duty Rn Cath Lab-$7500 sign on bonus Featured Job, Healthcare , Alpena, Michigan

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