RN, Registered Nurse - Cardiac Cath Lab
CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi Shoreline
600 Elizabeth Street
Corpus Christi, TX 78404
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Provides professional nursing care for the comfort and well-being of patients. Prepares equipment and assists physician during examinations and treatments. Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, and monitors patient vital signs. Observes and maintains records on patient care, condition, reaction, and progress.
The Cardiac Cath Lab consists of five angiographic suites, one of those being dedicated to Electrophysiology Procedures (EP), as well as a Hybrid OR suite. We typically do about 4000 diagnostic and 900 interventional cardiology and peripheral procedures annually. Our procedures include Right/Left Heart Catheterizations, percutaneous coronary/peripheral interventions, AAA stent repairs, and Transcutaneous Aortic Valve Repair (TAVR), EP Ablations, and pacemaker/ICD implants. We have a dedicated nine bay holding area so we can handle our patients from start to finish. We run our rooms with two RNs/ two Radiation Technologists and have a four person call crew for 24/7 care. We are a member of the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care with door to balloon times of 60 minutes. Our employees have a combined experience level of well over 200 years between the team.
- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Able to assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care.
- One-year experience in nursing preferred.
- Current Texas State RN License
- CPR (American Heart Association)
- ACLS required within 6 months of hire/transfer date
- EKG required within 90 days of hire/transfer date (Shoreline)