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Mercy Medical Center Clinton RN, Registered Nurse Cath Lab in Saint Joseph Mercy Health System Hospital Campus - Ann Arbor, Michigan

Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

Description:

An Opportunity to Join our Remarkable Care Team!

Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, one of the nation's top health care services providers, spanning five counties in Southeastern Michigan. SJMHS represents more than 2,700 physicians and 14,000 nurses and staff, and includes 5 Hospitals, 5 Outpatient Health Centers, 8 Urgent Care Facilities and over 25 Specialty Centers. SJMHS is part of Trinity Health a national Catholic health system with an enduring legacy and a steadfast mission to be a transforming and healing presence within the communities we serve.

As a mission-driven innovative health organization, we will become the national leader in improving the health of our communities and each person we serve. We will be the most trusted health partner for life. Our Core Values, Reverence, Commitment to the Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity guide our behaviors to help us achieve our Vision.

SUMMARY:

Provides individualized patient care by assessing the patient, identifying patient problems or potential problems during the performance of a variety of specialized and complex invasive and non-invasive procedures. Accepts accountability for the nursing care of assigned patients. Prepares patients and assists in monitoring the patient's condition during invasive cardiovascular procedures.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

Assists the cardiologist in routine cardiac diagnostic procedures and in minor surgical procedures. Assists in monitoring the patient's condition during invasive cardiac procedures. Involved in problem-solving and calibration of monitoring equipment used during invasive cardiac procedures. Prepares patients for cardiovascular procedures when necessary and transports patient to procedure room. Receives requests and schedules patients for specialized diagnostic procedures, arranging for patient transport to procedural area and to post procedure location. Prepares the proper electromechanical radiologic equipment and accessories and other devices utilized in the performance of invasive cardiovascular procedures. Administers medications, contrast fluids, flush fluids, and treatments, and carries out physician orders which relate to the practice of nursing. Notes all physician orders. Participates in regularly scheduled stand-by system. Assists in maintaining orderliness and cleanliness of patient and work areas. Reports operational, functional, and system equipment problems to department manager. Assists in preparing, cleaning, and sterilizing of disposable and continued-use supplies. Provides accurate angiographic image identification, processes cineangiographic images, and determines appropriate image quality control. Provides relevant information necessary for patient billing. Performs all essential duties and responsibilities listed under Cardiac Special Procedures Tech. Maintains good rapport and cooperative relationships. Approaches conflict in a constructive manner. Helps to identify problems, offer solutions, and participate in their resolution. Maintains the confidentiality of information acquired pertaining to patient, physicians, employees, and visitors to St. Joseph Mercy Hospital. Discusses patient and hospital information only among appropriate personnel in appropriately private places. Assumes responsibility for performance of job duties in the safest possible manner, to assure personal safety and that of coworkers, and to report all preventable hazards and unsafe practices immediately to management. Provides quality patient care by considering the age specific, developmental and cultural needs through competent clinical practice. Demonstrates unit/area competencies. Behaves in accordance with the Mission, Vision, and Values of St. Joseph Mercy Health System.

SUPPLEMENTAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provides clinical demonstrations to health technology students and participates in departmental inservice education and staff development activities.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Education:

  • Graduation from accredited nursing program, New hires as of 1/1/12 must have a BSN degree or must agree in writing to obtain their BSN within the specified time frame.

Licensure:

  • Requires current Michigan Nursing License

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Mechanical and mathematical aptitude needed for calibration and operation of equipment.

  • Ability to interpret medical terminology.

  • Ability to maintain certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support.

  • Must successfully complete ACLS course.

  • Must successfully compete mandatory pharmacology course.

  • Knowledge of potential radiation hazards and appropriate safety practices and procedures.

Why this position -- What can it do for you!

  • Located in the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti, Michigan with easy access to US-23, M-14, and I-94.

  • Full benefits package

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Paid Time Off

  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer contribution option

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Life Insurance

  • Short/Long Term Disability

  • Opportunity for growth and advancement throughout Trinity Health in 18 different states!

  • Free close proximity parking!

For more information regarding career opportunities with Saint Joseph Mercy Health System please visit www.stjoeshealth.org/careers .

Successful candidate will be subject to mandatory vaccinations/immunizations unless they qualify for an available exemption.

This document is intended to describe the generalized duties and responsibilities, the specialized job functions, and the essential requirements of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive statement of all supplemental duties, responsibilities, or non-essential requirements or reflect any accommodations made under the American’s with Disability Act, the Michigan Handicapper’s Act, or SJMHS’s Return to Work Program.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org at http://www.trinity-health.org/ . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.

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