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University of Cincinnati Medical Center Registered Nurse - UC Health Medical Arts Building - Cardiology in CINCINNATI, Ohio

Primary Purpose: The Registered Nurse (RN) is an individual who holds a current state license to practice nursing. The practice of nursing requires specialized knowledge, judgment, and skills to provide care to groups and individuals. The RN utilizes knowledge derived from the principles of biological, physical, behavioral, social and nursing sciences to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care. The care is culturally based and age specific. Knowledge and Skills: Education: Associate's degree, minimum required. Bachelor's degree, preferred. Graduate from an accredited school of nursing. Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred. License and Certification: Current Ohio RN License. Years of Experience: Medical/Surgical 0 (will accept new grads) Critical Care 2 years equivalent experience preferred Perioperative Services 2 years equivalent experience preferred Emergency Department 2 years equivalent experience preferred Obstetrics/Gynecology 2 years equivalent experience preferred Mobile Care/Transport 2 years critical care/emergency nursing or 2 years' pre-hospital Paramedic level experience and 2 years' critical care/emergency experience. Transport nursing experience preferred. Radiology 2 years of critical care or emergency care experience preferred; one year interventional radiology preferred PICC (peripherally inserted central catheter) 2 years clinical nursing experience required; Prefer critical nursing experience or one year of PICC experience Required Skills and Knowledge: pecialties *Basic Life Support (American Heart Assoc.) current before end of department orientation. Critical Care *Care for the patient requiring hemodynamic monitoring, including but not limited to pulmonary artery catheter, arterial line, *Care for the patient with a temporary pacemaker. *Care for the patient with acute respiratory failure requiring ventilator support. *Care for the patient with acute/chronic renal failure in need of continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) *Care for postoperative patient that initiated from ICU *Care for post-interventional procedural patient, including but not limited to, angioplasty, stent placement *Care for the patient requiring paralytic medical management *Care for the patient requiring intra-aortic balloon pump *Acts as resource for Centralized Monitoring Unit *Responds to Code Blue and Rapid Response Team Perioperative Services *Initiates and participates in Universal Protocol for all surgical procedures *Demonstrates knowledge of patient safety by providing a safe O.R. experience overall, which includes: ESU, fire, and positioning safety; proper count procedures; proper use of specialty equipment used in the O.R. *Carries out effectively, core measure set activities and associated documentation requirements. IE: SCIP *Utilizes American Organization of Operating Room Nurses Standards (AORN), Recommended Practices and Guidelines when providing care within the Operation Room *Demonstrates the ability to effectively circulate on all types of surgical procedures *Demonstrates commitment to accountability in cost containment strategies with supply acquisition, handling and charging *Ability to fulfill on call requirements *Effectively functions in the scrub role as applicable Emergency Dept. *PALS current within 1

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