POSITION DESCRIPTION Company: Vighter Medic--al Group LLC Title: Registered Nurse - Cath Lab Position Type: Contract 13 Week Assignment (Temp to potential hire) Location: Lansing, Michigan Reports to: Project Manager Shift Type: Afternoons, 10am-6:30 pm, 8-hour days, afternoons/variable per census, but 1000 to 1830 average, may go later due to changing block times in Cath Lab, no weekends, no on call Job Summary: Vighter is recruiting a contract Registered Nurse to perform Cath Lab duties at McClaren Greater Lansing. Cath Lab nurses monitor patients during their recovery in the Cath Lab , monitor the patient's vital signs, administer medications and update the patient's chart. During the recovery period, the Cath Lab nurse watches for signs of infection or side effects from the procedure. Our nurses have experience with these types of cases: heart caths, coronary and peripheral angioplasties and stents, lytics, embolization, impella patient management, structural heart-ASD and VSD repairs, TEEs/Cardioversions, tilt table testing, pacers and ICDs, EP studies, complex ablations, thoracenteses, paracenteses, and tunneled cath placements. Principle Accountabilities:
Consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans
To provide proper care, patient evaluation and education for both in and out patients following prescribe schedules, physician orders, competencies, protocols and utilizing proper equipment and procedures.
Responsibilities include circulating and monitoring diagnostic and interventional procedures, device implants and basic electrophysiology studies, administering sedation per physician order, restocking supplies, assisting in patient prep and instructing patients in Catheterization and Angioplasty procedures, and assisting with TEEsf and cardioversions.
Current unrestricted Michigan license to practice as a registered nurse
BLS certification (from American Heart Association)
ACLS certification (from American Heart Association)
Dress Code: grey scrubs
Must be authorized to work for any employer in the USA
Shall not have been convicted of a felony
Shall be able to read, write, and speak English
Shall be able to operate a personal computer utilizing Microsoft applications, such as Explorer, Outlook, Word, Excel, etc. so as to efficiently create and/or utilize an Electronic Medical Record
Evidence of graduation from baccalaureate, associate, or diploma nursing program in nursing for registered nurse.
Previous Cath Lab experience Required
Strong Cardiac Proficiency Required
Holding Experience- Pre and Post Care Required
Phillips and Cerner Preferred
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
Must be able to sit for more than 8 hours per day
Must be willing to work overtime if necessary
Must be able to use an elevator or walk up and down stairs
Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds and carry up to 10 feet
Must be able to routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows/knees and reach above and below shoulders
Must be able to read and interpret handwritten and typewritten print
Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear
Must be able to pass a criminal background investigation
Must be able to pass a urine drug screen
General Liability, Professional Liability, and Medical Malpractice Insurance paid for by the company
Full-time employees receive Health, Dental, Vision, Basic Life, Voluntary Life, Accidental Disability & Dismemberment, 4% retirement match 401K, Short-term and Long-term Disability, Critical Illness, and Accident Coverage
We specialize in healthcare staffing, medical support services, and the application of technology in related fields. Whether clients require healthcare professionals to fill clinical vacancies throughout the US or highly customized special operations tactical medical support in austere environments abroad, Vighter is there to help.
Vighter was founded on the principles of agility, customer service, and dedication to mission success. We are highly responsive to client requests and excel in dynamic environments. Our customer service approach caters not only to clients, but is also focused internally to support all of our great employees working around the world. Vighter’s dedication to overcome obstacles and achieve mission success flows throughout the organization. We are committed to exceeding our client’s expectations whenever and wherever services are required.
Our streamlined procedures to recruit quality applicants and swiftly process them through our candidate pipeline are the results of a multi-year investment into continuous improvement. The incorporation of technology allows us to execute large-scale recruiting and hiring campaigns, which fills vacancies more efficiently than ever before. Certifications such as ISO 9001 and The Joint Commission’s Healthcare Staffing Services accreditation provide clients with significant reassurances that we maintain an unwavering commitment to quality.