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RN, Special Procedures – Per Diem, Days, Radiology Angiocardiography

Job Number: 02288
Department: Nursing
Shift: Day Shift

Adventist Health Glendale
Glendale, CA

Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the greater good – from the operating room to the boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God’s love through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our mission.

Located in Los Angeles County, California, Adventist Health Glendale has been serving its community since 1905, and has been named one of the ‘Best Places to Work in Los Angeles’ by the Los Angeles Business Journal. It is home to a compassionate team of people living their mission in the medical field, and it shows-Adventist Health Glendale has achieved a number of major distinctions, including being a Joint Commission ‘Top Performer’ in the areas of stroke, cardiac care and pneumonia, as well as being one of only five hospitals in California with a cancer program recognized with an Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College of Surgeons.

Glendale is divided into 34 neighborhoods rich in culture, history and art. From Universal Studios Hollywood to Dodger Stadium or the Museum of Neon Art-you’ll never run out of things to do here.

We’re looking for someone to join our team as a RN, Special Procedures (PD) who:

Observes, evaluates, and coordinates the care given to patients in the Special Procedures department. Participates in direct and indirect care of all related activities according to the policies, procedures, philosophy and mission of the organization.

Essential Functions:

Collects relevant data pertinent to the patient’s health or situation. Analyzes the assessment data in determining diagnosis and care issues. Develops a plan that prescribes interventions to attain outcomes. Implements the plan, coordinates care delivery, and employs strategies to promote health and a safe environment. Evaluates progress toward attaining outcomes. Identifies outcomes for the patient or the patient’s situation.Connect electrocardiogram (EKG) leads and alerts doctor of any changes in patient condition. Records analyzes hemodynamic parameters and calculates shunt and valves and other data. Monitors patient, analyzes electrocardiogram (EKG) and hemodynamic parameter and reports to physician any changes in patient’s condition.Operates computerized MIDAS system with accuracy and evaluates and reports significant data and findings throughout all procedures for all patients of various age groups. Operates other specialized equipment: Datascope Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP), Baxter Cardiac Output, Automated Coagulation Timer (ACT) machine, American Optical Unistat Oximeter, Medrad injector, Life Pak, Defibrillator, Sony digital systems, GE Advantx X-ray system.Collaborates with the team of patient, family, and healthcare providers in providing patient care in a safe, healing, humane, and caring environment. Provides learning opportunities for patients/family members and team members. Directly provides health information to patients, families, and treatment team.Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

You’ll be successful with the following qualifications:

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree (BSN): Preferred

Work Experience:

Registered Nurse experience with critical care experience or medical-surgical or experience in a Cardiac Cath Lab/Special Procedure department: Preferred

Required Licenses/Certifications:

Defibrillation certification: Required

Advanced Electrocardiogram (EKG) certification: Preferred

Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the state of practice: Required