This position is for a Clinical Nurse II for the Cardiac Catheterization Lab in Portland. The Cardiac Catheterization Lab Nurse will utilize a combination of training, assessment and technical skills in the accomplishment of their duties.
Prior experience in a cardiac setting is highly preferred, Interventional Radiology, or PACU are some of the other areas that will considered. The Cardiac Catheterization Lab Nurse is#required to: Assist with the performance of diagnostic and interventional#cardiac procedures Use hemodynamic monitoring equipment to evaluate the patient#s hemodynamic status and vital signs provide conscious sedation throughout Catheterization Lab procedures as well as recovery from anesthesia post procedure when necessary Take responsibility for helping to run Catheterization Lab related equipment Work with considerable independence Possess accurate record keeping and attention to detail skills# #This position is full time, working CORE hours of 4(10) hour Days, in which weekends or holidays are not required.
However, On-call is REQUIRED wherein within a 10 week rotation,#nights and weekends will be scheduled. This consists of an on-call differential as well! Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs): Current license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in the state of Maine.
Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing is preferred. Must matriculate within one year of hire into a BSN degree program and must complete the BSN degree within five years of hire. Tuition assistance is available for positions 20 or more hours per week.
Completion of Level I, usually achieved#within 12 months. Evidence of 12 hours of ongoing education per year. Demonstrated competency in applying evidence based knowledge, theory, practices, principles, and processes of professional nursing.
Ability to identify potential crisis situations involving patients and/or families and to initiate appropriate action. Knowledge of standards, policies, procedures, and organizational structure of the unit, the Department of Nursing, and Maine Medical Center. Interpersonal and communication skills to interact effectively with patients, families, and health care team members.
Maine Medical Center