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Job title: Registered Nurse – Cath Lab
Job location: Dallas, TX 75226 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 07/05/11
Job type: Full-Time

Job Classification

Job Category:Nurse Lab Manager
Registered Nurse

Job Description

Job description:
Turn talent into success with Baylor Health Care System.

Over a century of being the best – for patients, families and our community. We're Baylor Health Care System (BHCS), a multi-hospital, not-for-profit organization that is setting the standard for health care excellence in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Baylor has achieved a number of honors, including being ranked in U.S News & World Report's "America's Best Hospitals"; nursing Magnet status for Baylor University Medical Center and Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital; Consumer Choice Award for Overall Quality and Image; Health Care's "Most Wired" hospitals and the Dallas Business Journal’s Best Places to Work.

Registered Nurse – Cath Lab
Full-time, Days with Call
Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital
Dallas, Texas

Built on a legacy of innovation, Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital opened in 2002 as the first North Texas hospital dedicated solely to the care and treatment of heart and vascular patients. The hospital provides inpatient and outpatient services, focused on preventive health care and comprehensive cardiovascular disease management. Designed as a patient-centered facility, features include cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology laboratories, surgical suites, an imaging department with 64-slice CT scanner, cardiac rehabilitation areas, physician offices and a research facility. The hospital is also home to the Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute and the Community Resource Center, where educational resources are available to all who are interested in learning more about heart and vascular health.

Baylor Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital received the Magnet Award for "Excellence in Nursing Services" from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Baylor joins a small group of fewer than 5 percent of U.S. hospitals in achieving this coveted distinction. Each of the 255 hospitals, out of more than 6,000 nationwide, awarded Magnet distinction underwent a rigorous, voluntary evaluation process and extensive onsite inspection.

The Registered Nurse is responsible and accountable for prescribing, delegating and coordinating patient care. Accountable that patient care meets standards of safety, effectiveness, patient rights and guest relations. Supervises care delivered by patient care team; coordinates plan of care; provides education for patients and staff; collaborates with other disciplines; provides direct patient care for specific patient age groups.

The candidates must be willing to cross-train in Electrophysiology and Cath Lab.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
Candidates must have an Associate’s degree and a minimum of one year of Cath Lab or Critical Care experience. CPR/BLS and ACLS are required. A Bachelor’s degree and/or specialty certifications and designations are preferred.

Our Benefits include:
  • Day 1 eligibility for medical benefits
  • 401K - dollar for dollar match up to 5 % with immediate eligibility to enroll
  • In-house CE programs
  • Excellent tuition and continuing education reimbursement
  • ASPIRE program that encourages staff RNs to advance nursing practice using evidence by awarding a bonus for each successfully completed plan *Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Family friendly working environment
  • Free parking

Join Baylor
Explore a system of rewards and unmatched opportunities with health care's brightest minds.

To apply for this opportunity and others visit or contact Courtney Atwood at or 214-820-6965 to learn more about this exceptional career opportunity.
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