Sutter Health Registered Nurse - Cath Lab Holding Area in Sacramento, California
The Heart Cath Holding Area RN has primary accountability for patient outcomes.
Education: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing required. California RN Licensure is also required.
Experience: Recent Critical Care experience is preferred, or demonstrated strong clinical background in Telemetry nursing required. Experience in handling cardiac emergencies is required.
Knowledge: Broad based knowledge of cardiac and pulmonary anatomy and pathophysiology, disease processes, IV and oral cardiac medications, and current treatment modalities required. Proficiency in ECG interpretation, arrhythmia treatment, and emergency procedures is required, as well as ability to demonstrate resourcefulness in problem-solving.
Valid Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Completion of hospital orientation to include basic math skills, basic computer skills, knowledge of community
resources, legal policies relating to patient decisions and outcomes, knowledge of the performance standards of other nursing team members, and demonstrated skills in delegation, leadership and team management concepts.
Demonstrated IV therapy skills.
Completion of department specific orientation.
Organization: Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento
Employee Status: Regular
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Job Shift: Variable
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday
Weekend Requirements: Other
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.