Nurse Clinical - RN/Cath Lab Holding/Prep & Recovery


Lexington, KY

Dogwood Services Inc. is seeking RNs for healthcare client. This position will serve as the Nurse Clinical (Registered Nurse) in the Catheterization Laboratory Recovery unit. The recovery RN will provide care for primarily adult patients with coronary artery disease, pulmonary hypertension, valvular heart disease, atrial septal defects and peripheral vascular disease following the Cath Lab invasive diagnostic or therapeutic procedure. As a part of this unit, the RN serves as an important component of the cardiac care team. This team is responsible for providing quality patient care and intense monitoring following the catheterization procedure.



Physical Requirements:

Skills Requirements:               

The ideal candidate will have the following: knowledge of Maslow’s eight Basic Human Needs and the priority within Gordon’s Functional Health Patterns Frame Work as well as Swanson’s Caring model; superb direct patient care and critical thinking skills; basic computer navigation skills and working knowledge of the internet; ability to communicate in a professional and respectful manner with patients and their families, co-workers and physicians; and strong organizational, prioritization, and delegation skill. The candidate will be highly motivated, pro-active and confident in advocating for patients and their family members. Will also enjoy working in a strong team environment and provides open, honest communication with fellow staff and physicians. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess exceptional technical skills and a proven ability to work in a team as well as independently.


Preferred Education/Experience:   



·         Must be able to work three, 12-hour shifts per week with a 6a, 7a, or 8a start time. Some call is required.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


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Dogwood is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, disabled persons, veterans and disabled veterans are especially encouraged to apply (we are a disabled veteran-owned business).