Under the general supervision of the Cath Lab Manager, the CardiacCath Lab nurse is responsible for rendering and/or directing professional and nonprofessional personnel in the delivery of patient care by use of the nursing process. Capable of assessing, treating, and caring for pre-adolescent, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient population. Responsible for the plan of total care of patients while in the Cardiac Cath Lab and directs emergency procedures in the absence of a physician. Directs and supervises the actions of other team members. Relieves as charge nurse when requested and assists the manager in monitoring and maintaining level of care
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Current Louisiana State RN Licensure
Current BLS, ACLS
Must be able to communicate effectively and professionally with patients, families, and medical staff both verbally and written.
One year prior nursing experience in CCU/ICU or Special Procedures required; previous Cath Lab experience preferred.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.