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RN-Cath Lab/Cardiac Outpatient Center

UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital

1 Positions

ID: 24878406

Posted On 11/15/2022

Job Overview


Sign-On Bonus: $10,000 for qualifying applicants.

This position will be a split position working in both the Cardiac Cath Lab and Cardiac Outpatient Center. Work hours will be Monday - Friday, 6:45 am - 4:15 pm, for 72 hours per pay period. This position does participate in a on-call rotation.

Promotes and restores patients’ cardiovascular health by completing the nursing process; collaborating with physicians and the multidisciplinary team while providing physical and psychological support in a holistic manner to patients and their families. Maintains a practice environment that reflects the ANA Code for Nurses. Performs various roles in the Cardiac Outpatient Center safely and sufficiently including but not limited to; Pre-Procedure & Post- Recovery of Catheterization Lab patients, assist with Cardioversions and Transesophageal Echocardiograms.

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  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and  development opportunities  is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience. 
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve. 

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Direct Patient Care

  • Maintains knowledge of caring for a patient under, or recovering from, moderate conscious sedation.
  • Possesses/exhibits strong EKG rhythm interpretation skills.
  • Provides leadership in emergent situations.
  • Establishes a climate of mutual respect and trust.
  • Maintains ability to perform in an assertive yet supportive manner when functioning with physicians in the procedural setting.
  • Follows departmental and hospital infection control policies.
  • Documents patient status and care given while the patient is in the Cardiovascular Department.
  • Purposefully conducts all aspects of the job in an ethical manner.

Patient Education and Support

  • Provides pre- and post-procedure education for diagnostic and interventional procedures.
  • Instructs patients and/or families regarding examination, procedure, treatment, discharge and outcomes and allows time for questions.
  • Utilizes visual/teaching aids as needed.
  • Provides teach-back/return demonstrations when appropriate.
  • Encourages family participation.
  • Verbalizes where to find interpreter services.

Safety and Equipment Knowledge

  • Understands and adheres to all safety practices (ALARA) while performing duties to minimize any risk of injury and/or exposure to unnecessary ionizing radiation.
  • Maintains knowledge of therapeutic modalities utilized in the Catheterization Lab.
  • Conducts and participates in procedural Time Outs and proper patient identification.
  • Assesses the need for additional safety measures.

Departmental Support

  • Ability to perform and provide nursing support in various roles within the Cath Lab and Radiology Departments.
  • Possesses the ability and makes independent decisions based on the knowledge of departmental functions, policies and procedures.
  • Promotes the development, preparation, implementation and attainment of departmental goals, policies and projects.
  • Communicates with the department supervisors as necessary when problems or unusual circumstances arise and documents as necessary.

Basic UPH Performance Criteria

  • Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.
  • Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.
  • Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.
  • Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.
  • Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.
  • Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff. Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.


Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.


Graduate of accredited nursing program (Must obtain BSN within 5 years of hire)

Bachelor of Science (BSN) degree in Nursing


At least 1 year of experience in Critical Care setting

· Previous Cath Lab experience

· EPIC EMR system experience

· Apollo Documentation knowledge


· Current licensure in good standing to practice as a Registered Nurse in Iowa.

· Must possess and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or within three (3) months from date of hire.

· ACLS certified within 1 year


· Organizational

· Verbal

· Interpersonal/Communication Skills

· Customer Relations

· Mathematical

· Grammar/Spelling

· Comprehend written instruction

· Follow verbal instruction

· Basic computer skills

· Analytical

· Clerical


· Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

  • Area of Interest: Nursing;
  • FTE/Hours per pay period: .90;
  • Department: Cardiology OP CTR;
  • Shift: This position will be a split position working in both the Cardiac Cath Lab and Cardiac Outpatient Center. Work hours will be Monday - Friday, 6:45 am - 4:15 pm, for 72 hours per pay period. This position does participate in a on-call rotation.;
  • Job ID: 123892;

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UnityPoint Health team members come for a job, but stay for a career. As a team member, regardless of your position, you'll get the chance to change lives on a daily basis in order to deliver our vision of the Best Outcome for Every Patient, Every Time. That privilege drives employees' passion for making a difference in the lives of our patients, helping them create healthier, more rewarding lives.

At UnityPoint Health - Finley Hospital, we know our collective actions determine the experience we create. Our team members strive to work as one through four key values:

* Foster Unity
* Own the Moment
* Champion Excellence
* Seize Opportunity

If you are interested in joining our team, please visit to learn about our many opportunities and to fill out an online application.


UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital is a 126-bed community hospital. We employ more than 800 full-and-part-time employees.  Finley Hospital is a not-for-profit, locally owned, regional healthcare facility part of the UnityPoint Health system. Finley Hospital is committed to bringing the best medical care to the tri-state area. We offer comprehensive, full service health care that is coordinated around our patients.  We have consistently been recognized as a leader in health care.