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Registered Nurse (RN), Cardiac Cath Lab Recovery Room

Employer
University of Maryland Medical System
Location
Largo, MD
Closing date
May 18, 2024

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Job Description

General Summary

Under limited supervision, the RN Cardiac Cath Recovery Room is responsible for the assessment and monitoring of patients after undergoing cardiac catheterization/intervention, electrophysiology studies, device implantations, moderate sedation and other designated procedures performed in the cardiac catheterization laboratory. Additional duties include preparation prior to the procedure as well as after the procedure, sheath pulling, groin management, patient education and discharging patients. During work hours supporting the STEMI Team when needed.

Clinicians are members of the cardiac cath care team and have accountability to function as a team in order to accomplish patient outcomes as identified by established protocols and guidelines. The patient care clinician is a professional care giver who assumes responsibility and accountability for care given to patients undergoing cardiac catheterization, electrophysiology studies, device implantations, moderate sedation or other designated procedures performed in the cardiac catheterization laboratory, while the patient remains in the cardiac cath lab patient recovery area. The clinician, working as a member of the health care team, provides care according to established standards. Patients served include adults and adult geriatrics.

Mission

The mission of Baltimore Washington Medical Center is to provide the highest quality healthcare services to the communities we serve.

Reporting Relationships

Reports to the Clinical Director of Cardiac Catheterization. Job requires a limited level of supervision. Functions under the direction of the Clinical Director of Cardiac Catheterization and the Medical Director of the Cardiac Cath Lab.

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