RN Cath Lab Holding
About Steward Health Care
Nearly a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.
As the country's largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.
Steward is among the nation’s largest and most successful accountable care organizations (ACO), with more than 5,500 providers and 43,000 health care professionals who care for 12.3 million patients a year through a closely integrated network of hospitals, multispecialty medical groups, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities and behavioral health centers.
Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates 33 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.
Prepares patient for procedures to be performed in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory utilizing the Database Assessment form. Obtains appropriate permit for the procedure to be performed, performs pre-op teaching and all other aspects of nursing care necessary to prepare patient for his procedure.
Removes arterial and venous sheaths following procedures utilizing the protocol outlined in the Cath Lab procedure manual. Monitors physiologic parameters and demonstrates knowledge of arrhythmias and patterns of infarction and ischemia. Responsible for discharge instructions to patient and family. Communicates with personnel from the Nursing Units to give a thorough report so as to provide the best continuum of care for the patient. Is able to assess and intervene quickly in an emergency situation.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
· Three to five years medical/surgical nursing to include two to three years of Critical Care Nursing
· Current RN License issued by Texas State Board of Nurses.
EDUCATION & TRAINING:
· B.S., Diploma or Associate Degree in Nursing.
· Cardiovascular nursing experience with knowledge of Cardiovascular Anatomy and Physiology, Cardiac Arrhythmia interpretation and arterial and venous sheath removal.
Steward Health Care is proud to be a minority, physician owned organization. Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are at the foundation of the care we provide, the community services we support and all our employment practices. We do not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.