Cath Lab Nurse

Killeen, TX

$65,000 - $105,000 a year

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Profession: Nursing

Type: Full Time

Cath Lab Nurse

Join our dynamic team in the area, where we prioritize patient care and professional growth. We're committed to providing the highest standard of healthcare services and fostering a supportive work environment where every team member can thrive.

Job Description: We are currently seeking a dedicated and skilled Cath Lab Nurse to join our team. The Cath Lab Nurse will play a crucial role in providing quality care to patients undergoing cardiac procedures in our state-of-the-art catheterization laboratory. As a member of our interdisciplinary team, you will collaborate closely with physicians, technologists, and other healthcare professionals to ensure the best possible outcomes for our patients.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist physicians during cardiac catheterization procedures, including angioplasty, stent placement, and other interventions.
  • Monitor patients before, during, and after procedures, assessing vital signs, cardiac rhythms, and overall condition.
  • Administer medications and intravenous fluids as necessary, ensuring patient safety and comfort.
  • Operate specialized equipment and technology within the cath lab, including fluoroscopy and imaging systems.
  • Provide patient education and emotional support, addressing any questions or concerns regarding procedures and recovery.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of procedures, medications, and patient progress in electronic medical records.
  • Adhere to infection control protocols and maintain a clean and safe working environment within the cath lab.

Qualifications:

  • Valid RN license in the state of Texas.
  • Minimum of one year of experience as a registered nurse, with previous experience in a cardiac cath lab preferred.
  • BLS and ACLS certification required.
  • Strong clinical assessment skills and the ability to react calmly and effectively in high-pressure situations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to providing compassionate care to patients and their families.
  • Willingness to participate in ongoing education and training to stay current with advancements in cardiac care and technology.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package
  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement
  • Supportive work environment with a focus on teamwork and collaboration
  • Access to cutting-edge technology and resources
  • Flexible scheduling options

If you're a compassionate and skilled nurse looking to make a meaningful difference in the lives of patients with cardiac conditions, we invite you to apply now for consideration.

Aaron Rodriguez: Healthcare Recruiter
Email: arod @mleehealthcare.com