Cath Lab Registered Nurses (Pediatrics & Adults)

  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Charleston, SC, USA
  • Aug 11, 2018
Full time Registered Nurse (RN)

Job Description

Our Peds Cath Lab provides comprehensive care for congenital heart patients whose needs range from uncomplicated to complex and rapidly changing. Provides moderate sedation during the heart cath procedures, appropriately monitoring and documenting vital signs. 700 cases per year. Under general supervision, the Registered Nurse II provides individualized, goal-directed patient care to families and patients at the competent level utilizing the principles and practices of the nursing process; delivers safe and effective care and interacts with other members of the health care team to achieve desired results.

The MUSC adult cardiac catheterization lab is on the cutting edge of interventional cardiology. Procedures performed range from simple diagnostic imaging of coronary arteries to complex interventional and structural cases restoring blood-flow to long closed parts of the heart.  The Cath lab operates during regular work hours Monday through Friday but is available on call 24/7, 365 days a year.  The environment is fast paced and the ability to remain calm, think critically and act quickly, are key to success.  The new grad will learn to scrub and monitor basic cath lab cases.  Starting with basic sterile technique, the nurse will progress to understanding required equipment and more advanced cases as their individual skills develop.  They will develop a thorough understanding of the cardiac system, anatomy and physiology.  In time, they will learn to administer moderate sedation and respond to emergency situations.

Under general supervision, the Registered Nurse II provides individualized, goal-directed patient care to families and patients at the competent level utilizing the principles and practices of the nursing process; delivers safe and effective care and interacts with other members of the health care team to achieve desired results.

Apply online at www.musc.edu/careers

Company

Medical University of South Carolina

Job Requirement

Bachelor of Nursing degree preferred. RN staff hired on or after July 1, 2013 with an Associate or Diploma degree in nursing are required to be enrolled in an accredited BSN program within two years and successfully obtain a BSN degree within four years of the RN hire or reclassification date. A minimum of one year of critical care, peds critical care, cath lab, or procedure area work experience as a registered nurse required.

Contact Email

rappt@musc.edu