TEAM LEAD RN - MIPS (94000383)

Date: Nov 25, 2022

Location: 46202

Organization: HHC

Division:Eskenazi Health  

Sub-Division: Hospital  

Req ID:  14211 

 

Schedule: Full Time 

Shift: Days 

 

Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 327-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.

FLSA Status

Non-Exempt

Job Role Summary

Provides coordination for the labs while working in collaboration with the charge nurse and rad techs. Optimizing care for patient by looking ahead of schedules in preparation and planning for cases, ensuring that there are proper equipment, supplies, and coordination of care is completed.

The Cath Lab/IR nurse provides clinical care to a variety of patients in the procedural area. The Cath Lab/IR nurse will assist the procedural physician by managing critical medications, providing oversight of patient hemodynamic status, sedation level, as well as document all aspects of the procedure. This position also requires the nurse to be comfortable practicing with a high-level of autonomy typically acquired from at least 2 years of intensive nursing experience in a unit such as critical care, cath lab, interventional radiology, or the ER.

 

Cath Lab and Interventional Radiology; We cross train our nurses in all four (4) separate procedural rooms including General IR, Neuro IR, Cath Lab, and our EP Lab!

 

Overview Neuro IR:

  • Eskenazi Health Surgery utilizes in a variety of surgical procedures. Use of this cutting-edge technology provides alternatives to traditional surgery and delivers precision in minimally invasive procedures.

 

Procedures performed in the Cardiac Cath Lab include:

  • Coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary interventions (stent placement, angioplasty including complex percutaneous interventions, rotablation and temp pacers)
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Right and left heart catheterization

 

The interventional suite also provides electrophysiology (EP) procedures such as:

  • EP studies and ablations
  • Loop recorders
  • Internal cardiac defibrillator (ICD) placement and cardiac resynchronization therapy
  • Pacemaker implantation and replacement, including His-bundle pacing

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Coordinates all aspects of the specified service line of care for a similar patient population of high acuity patients of all ages within the MIPS department
  • Performs all functions of a Staff Nurse II
  • Functions independently as a practitioner, demonstrating superior problem-solving, decision-making, and critical thinking skills
  • Coordinates and makes available specialty equipment/supplies for each procedure by reviewing the MIPS schedule in advance and working with vendors, Nurse Coordinator and the Rad Techs.
  • Continually communicates effectively with the Scheduler/Coordinators, Managers, Charge Nurse, Material Manager, Biomed, and staff regarding special needs for procedures within the specialty
  • Develops a core curriculum, in conjunction with the Clinical Educator, for the Service Line, and oversees orientation of new staff in specified Service Line/Lab Suite
  • Assists in working with the charge nurse on daily assignments to ensure that competent, trained employees are assigned to procedures within the specified Service Line/Lab suite
  • Is a resource to all employees for Service Line and is available by pager/phone to answer questions

Job Requirements

  • Advanced skills in nursing practice especially in specified Service Line
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills
  • Effective problem-solving techniques, critical thinking skills, and decision-making skills
  • Positive attitude and team player

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Current Indiana RN license
  • Minimum of 3 years of clinical practice in an MIPS setting
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • CCRN, RCES, CRN, CV-BC strongly encouraged

Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation’s 150 best places to work by Becker’s Hospital Review for four consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America’s best midsize employers’ Eskenazi Health’s programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city’s primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care – Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, just to name a few.