The Cardiac Cath Lab Nurse provides care in the healthcare system within the scope of practice defined by regulatory standards and assures awareness of ethical standards of practice as defined by the ANA code of ethics. She/He possesses knowledge of theory and practice in order to diagnose and treat the human response to actual or potential physical and emotional health problems. The seven domains of professional nursing practice are rendered in accordance with the nursing process which includes assessment of patients, identification of problems and strengths, the planning and enactment of interventions and the evaluation and documentation of methods and outcomes of the nursing care provided. This process includes the involvement of the patient’s significant others and is in collaboration with the physicians and those of other disciplines. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients on his or her assigned unit.
BA/BS/BSN degree preferred. Completion of Clinical experience in NLN accredited school preferred. Additional experience required based upon specific department needs. Current NJ RN Licensure required. Current American Heart Association CPR/BLS required. National certification preferred. IV Cert and critical care course.