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(Archived) Registered Nurse (RN) - Neuroscience
Registered Nurse – Neuroscience
Up to a $30k sign-on for qualified candidate
POSITION SUMMARY: Provides advance nursing assessment, care and documentation of patient status during their stay in the Cath Lab, inclusive of but not limited to the administration of medications, providing patient comfort, support , awareness and education. Perform these responsibilities pre-procedurally, while procedure is in progress, and post-procedurally. Works under the direct supervision and direction of the Nurse Manager.
Provides advance nursing assessment pre-procedurally, while procedure is in progress and post-procedurally. Identifies and interprets subtle and early indicators of crisis situations and intervenes.
Provides conscious sedation under physician supervision for the performance of procedures in the Cath Labs.
Provides monitoring pre-procedurally, intra-procedurally and post-procedurally of blood pressure, ECG, oxygen saturation, IV solutions and contrast materials.
Primarily responsible for keeping a personal watch on the patient's condition. Seeing to it that the room and the patient is prepared for the procedure which will ensue. Provides the physician and scrub person with supplies and equipment as needed.
Will become competent at scrubbing most Cath Lab procedures provided by our institution. Will be included in scrub rotation.
Will become competent and assist at the removal of arterial and venous sheaths. May also be trained to remove IABP sheaths.
In the absence of the Cath Lab Team Leader; will assume responsibility for daily operational activities of the Cath Lab as it regards to directing patient flow in and out of the Cath Lab and CDCR.
Will participate in on-call and holiday shift coverage as required.
Responsible for maintaining inventory and stock necessary supplies in assigned area.
Current and valid license as a Registered Nurse
1-3 years of experience
Sign on bonus
Comprehensive benefits package
Woburn, Massachusetts, United States