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The North Florida/South Georgia VA Health System (NF/SG VAHS) is recruiting for a Registered Nurse (Staff-Cardiac Cath Lab) to work in the Cardiac Cath Lab at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center, Gainesville, Florida, VA. Come join our team of healthcare professionals in caring for our Veterans. Statement of Major Duties include but not limited to: Provides complex cardiac nursing skills to inpatients and outpatients who are undergoing complex cardiology procedures in the Cardiac Cath Lab and/or Cardiac Day Stay Unit Completes assessment of cardiology patients prior to appointments based upon evaluation and identification of current patient problems, to include vital signs, pain assessments and completion of applicable clinical reminders Provides pre-procedure instructions to patients scheduled for cardiology procedures Provides patient education regarding topics of post-procedure care, medication adherence and smoking cessation, provides appropriate referrals as needed to guide patients toward a heart healthy lifestyle Communicates and collaborates with providers and other service lines daily to provide for the continuous care of the cardiology patient Participates in ongoing quality initiatives that support the advancement of knowledge and improvement of care delivered to the cardiology patient Work Schedule: Day Shift, Monday through Friday 4(10)-hour shifts, 07:00 a.m. - 05:30 p.m., days off will vary. On call required: on-call hours 7-8 weekday shifts per month starting at 5:30 p.m. until next day at 07:00 a.m., including one weekend per month. Holiday on-call rotation required. Work Schedule is subject to change depending on the needs of the department. Financial Discloser Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.