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Round Rock Medical Center

Registered Nurse (RN) - EP Laboratory - Weekdays (10 Hour Shifts)

Post Date:Dec 28, 2017Type:Full-Time
Start Date:12/28/2017Salary:
Location:US-TX-Round Rock Job Reference:06240-57301

Education Required: Graduation from an NLN school of professional nursing. Associates Degree in Nursing.
Preferred: Bachelor Degree in Nursing
Required: Minimum of 1year Critical Care and/or Cath Lab, IR or EP experience
Preferred: 2 years of EP Lab experience  
If Compact Licensed, Texas License must be obtained within 90 days of hire.   


Job Description:
St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center is part of St. David’s HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2014. With 171 beds, the hospital’s comprehensive services include advanced cardiac care at the Heart Hospital of Austin at St. David's Round Rock—the first specialized cardiac facility in Williamson County—with the only Hybrid Operating Room (OR) in the county; as well as emergency services in a 24-hour emergency department, including advanced trauma care with a Level II Trauma Center; St. David's Urgent Care Round Rock; and St. David's Emergency Center in Cedar Park. St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center is also known for providing advanced orthopedic and robotic services, among other complex specialties. In 2016, the hospital received the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence from Healthgrades and also earned a national distinction for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group.
The Cardiac Cath Lab Registered Nurse, under the direction of the Cath Lab Operations Supervisor, Cardiology Manager, and Cardiovascular services director, is responsible for professional nursing care and related assistance to adult and geriatric patients with a broad range of illnesses, admission/assessment of patients, medication administration, direct and indirect patient care, circulating diagnostic and interventional cases, scrubbing diagnostic/interventional procedures, and procedure documentation/hemodynamic monitoring.  Other departmental duties as assigned, such as: ordering supplies/maintaining inventory, providing appropriate information towards future needs and actively supports process improvement within the Cardiology Department.  The RN maintains an active marketing profile for the facility/physicians and maintains professional standards and seeks professional growth.  The RN practices in accordance with organizational medical staff directives, philosophy, goals, and objectives of the Cardiology Department and the Heart Hospital of Austin at Round Rock Medical Center.
Job Responsibilities
Manage the patient with suspected/documented history of cardiac disease undergoing diagnostic/interventional procedures.
Demonstrate ability to use equipment within Cath Lab
Perform functions to support departmental operations.
  • Serve as liaison between patient, physician and other departments to optimize patient care and efficiency (High Risk/Low Volume)                      
  • Schedule procedures correctly, including entering reservations (High Risk/Low Volume.)
  • Proficiently use Meditech to retrieve pertinent patient data (High Risk/Low Volume.)
  • Monitor patients in CPRU as designated by Supervisor (High Risk/Low Volume.)                           
  • Enter charges into Meditech as required (High Risk/Low Volume.)
  • Attend a minimum of 80% of staff meetings (High Risk/Low Volume.)
  • Assist with department PI activities as assigned (High Risk/Low Volume.)
  • Assist with orientation for new employees and students as assigned (High Risk/Low Volume.)
  • Maintain Narcotic count on a daily basis with adherence to hospital policies (High Risk/Low Volume.)
  • Perform TEE, CVN, Dobutamine Stress Echo, Bubble Studies, and other studies with/under the supervision of a physician in CPRU or other units as required.

Contact Information
Round Rock Medical Center

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