Current NYS RN License required.
BSN preferred. Prior Critical Care or ED experience required.
BCLS and ACLS required. Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist certification required within 3 years of hire
Duties and Responsibilities:
Our Cardiovascular Invasive Specialists utilize skills, experience
and knowledge in assessment, planning, implementation, diagnosis and
evaluation of care provided to our patients.This is applied within the
nurse-patient relationship to achieve optimal outcomes through critical
analysis, problem solving and accurate decision making.
Specialists organize and deliver patient care to the patient and
their families in the Cardiovascular suite and recovery areas. This
position serves as the consultant, educator, and key resource to
patients, families and health care providers. The coordination and
management responsibilities of this position are in the pre, intra
and post procedure activities in accordance with evidence based practice
and regulatory requirements.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
1. Performs and supervises pre, intra, and post procedure patient
Prepares room and equipment prior to and after procedures
Provides clinical and emotional assessment and care throughout
patient and family stay
Provides varying clerical support related to supplies,
scheduling, authorization, etc.
2 Participates in service line core measures and on call program
Participates in the on call schedule for acute MI
Makes recommendations, articulates concerns and issues to perform
or improve core measures program
Keeps informed of new guidelines and results of core measures
3. Administers medications correctly and safely
Correctly identifies medication: action, dosage, side effects and
implications for the patient
Meets standard on medication administration exam
Demonstrates preparation as needed
Educates patients and significant others related to drug
and food interactions
4. Assures responsibility and accountability for decision
making and patient care
Positively adapts to change and is responsive to new ideas
Practices within the scope of practice as outlined by the
American Nurses Association and other regulatory agencies
"To be the premier healthcare institution serving our greater community
by providing excellence in clinical care and patient safety, education,
clinical research, and service."
Caring and Compassion
NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens, located in Flushing, New York, is a community teaching hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College...