Apr 27, 2022

Cardiac EP Lab RN

  • The University of Kansas Hospital
  • Kansas City, KS, USA
General Nursing Cardiology

Job Description

locationsKansas City, KS
time typeFull time
posted onPosted 30+ Days Ago
job requisition idR-6608

Position Title

Cardiac EP Lab RN

Bell Hospital

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Position Summary / Career Interest:

The Cardiac EP Lab RN provides evidence based care in Cardiac EP Labs; monitors electrical and hemodynamic parameters; assesses patient during procedures and delivers therapy; provides moderate sedation during procedures. Performs advanced diagnostic and invasive procedures in the Cardiac EP Lab. Monitor, circulate, and assist Electrophysiologist as requested. Performs other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities:

  • Administers intravenous and oral medications to patients.
  • Assists in the collection of arterial and venous blood samples and respiratory gases.
  • Attends to patient needs during electrophysiology studies including monitor patient's vital signs. -
  • Circulates during procedure, as applicable.
  • Develops and contributes to a plan of nursing for the patient's care.
  • Obtains and records hemodynamic, electrical, and angiographic data; operates hemodynamic and electrical amplifiers and digital and line fluoroscopic equipment, if applicable.
  • Participates in late staffing per established late staffing schedule.
  • Participates in life-saving measures such as defibrillation and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Participates in orienting new staff.
  • Prepares patient and equipment for electrophysiology procedures; prepares site of entry, draping patient, arranging sterilized instruments and catheters, and calibrating and setting up pressure transducers and tubing, as applicable.
  • Prepares the Electrophysiology Lab procedures rooms by ensuring that adequate stock is available.

*Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.

*Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.

Required:

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
  • Perioperative & Procedures - For ADN prepared nurses hired after February 24, 2017; must complete BSN degree by the fifth anniversary of employment as an RN with UKHA
  • Registered Nurse in State of Kansas
  • ACLS
  • BLS
  • Ability to communicate effectively

Preferred:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
  • Electrophysiology Lab (Cath Lab and/or EP Lab) experience
  • 2 years of ICU or previous Cath Lab experience
  • Registration as Cardiovascular Technologist (RCVT); Cardiovascular Certificate, License or Registration ~ CCRN - Invasive Specialist (RCIS); Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES); or CCRN

Time Type:

Full time

Job Requisition ID:

R-6608

We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.

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