UConn Health is searching for a Cardiac Cath Lab Nurse to join our patient-focused care team at our new, state of the art facility. Gain experience in a world-class facility with the highest level of technology, designed specifically with patient safety and experience in mind. This position is located in the Cardiac Cath Lab and Electrophysiology Lab.
COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS OFFERED:
Industry-leadinghealth insurance options and affordability
Shift Differentials for off shifts
12 recognized holidays per year
Sign on bonus for RNs with at least 2 years of Cath Lab experience
Multi-channel retirement options (pension and match options)
Tuition waiver and reimbursement for employees and qualified family members
Quick commute accessfrom I-84, Rte 9 and surrounding areas
State of the art facility and campus
SCHEDULE: 40 hours per week, M-F Day rotator position, includes rotating weekends and holidays. On Call is required.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Performs a full range of tasks in providing nursing care to assigned patients
Performs individualized nursing assessments for each assigned patient
Develops/updates care plans utilizing established standards of care which include physician prescribed therapies and common nursing measures derived from disease related/therapy/personal needs
Organizes/coordinates patient care and collaborates with staff to implement patient care plans. Also, participates in staff/patient care conferences
Assists in clinical education/orientation of other staff; guides and supervises assigned personnel in the delivery of patient care; performs related duties as required
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Knowledge of the principles and practices of nursing
Knowledge of relevant health center policies and procedures
Considerable interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills
Ability to establish priorities and manage effectively
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must possess and maintain or be eligible for a current RN license in the State of CT; graduation from an accredited nursing program.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Minimum of two (2) years' current critical care experience.
Minimum of 2 years' current EP or cath lab nursing experience
Experience with moderate sedation, IABP, Impella
Ability to circulate and maintain sterile technique
Pre / Post procedure care.
Hemodynamic Monitoring Experience
Critical care experience
Cardiac and Peripheral procedure
Why UConn Health
UConn Health is a vibrant, integrated academic medical center that is entering an era of unprecedented growth in all three areas of its mission: academics, research, and clinical care. A commitment to human health and well-being has been of utmost importance to UConn Health since the founding of the University of Connecticut schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine in 1961. Based on a strong foundation of groundbreaking research, first-rate education, and quality clinical care, we have expanded our medical missions over the decades. In just over 50 years, UConn Health has evolved to encompass more research endeavors, to provide more ways to access our superior care, and to innovate both practical medicine and our methods of educating the practitioners of tomorrow.
UConn Health is an affirmative action employer, in addition to an EEO and M/F/V/PWD/PV employer.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at www.ethics.state.ct.us
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