RN - ACS (Per Diem)
Utilizes the nursing process to provide and direct nursing care to
1. Adult and geriatric patients with cardiovascular and pulmonary health deficits
2. Pre and post procedural patients undergoing cardiopulmonary diagnostic and therapeutic interventions including, but not limited to, cardiac catheterization, EPS/PM studies, open heart/thoracic/vascular surgery, and interventional cardiology and vascular procedures.
Participates in the care of unstable or complicated patients; is supported by the charge nurse, CN II and CN III in caring for complicated patients.
•Experience: A minimum of 1 year experience in cardiopulmonary nursing or equivalent required.
•Education: Graduate of accredited diploma, associate degree or baccalaureate degree nursing program
•Required License / Credentials: NJ State License as a Registered Professional Nurse
•Other Required Skills/Education Completed : BLS -C certification, Basic Arrhythmia Interpretation, IV Therapy certification, Hemodynamics, and Mock Code within 90days of hire or promotion –or- at the first available course offering
•Contact With Others: Regular internal and/or external contacts requiring tact and discretion in obtaining and exchanging information.
•Supervision Given: Supervises tasks delegated to licensed practical nurses and ancillary nursing staff.
•Supervision Received: Works under general supervision of nurse manager or designee.