Position Summary: Acts as patient advocate. Uses the nursing process in delivering individualized patient care in accordance with the established policies and procedures of The Regional Medical Center of Acadiana. Maintains clinical competencies through continuing education and delegates patient care priorities commensurate with the education and experience of available staff. Shares knowledge with peers and assists in orientation of new employees. Flexible in meeting the needs of the unit, i.e. changes in work schedule. Communicates effectively with physicians and other departments' personnel. Keeps manager, Nursing Supervisor informed. Participates in Cardiovascular Continuous Quality Improvement.