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Cardiac Cath Lab RN

Company: The University of Kansas Health System
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition Number: R-1388

Position Title:

External Description:
Position Summary / Career Interest:
The Cardiac Cath Lab RN provides evidence based care in Cardiac Cath Labs; monitors electrical and hemodynamic parameters; assesses patient during procedures and delivers therapy; provides moderate sedation during procedure. Performs advanced diagnostic and invasive procedures in the Cardiac Cath Lab. Monitor, circulate, and assist Cardiologist 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 and 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 RN with UKHA
    • RN in State of Kansas
    • ACLS Certification
    • BLS Certification
    • Minimum of 2 years' ICU experience or previous Cath Lab experience

      Preferred:
      • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
      • Registration as a Cardiovascular Technologist (RCVT); Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS); Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES); or CCRN
      • Cath Lab (Cath Lab and/or EP Lab) experience
      • Minimum of 2 years of ICU/ED experience

        Time Type:

        Job Requisition ID:
        R-1388

        City: Kansas City

        State: Kansas

        Community / Marketing Title: Cardiac Cath Lab RN

        Company Profile:

        EEO Employer Verbiage:

        The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in the university's programs and activities. Retaliation is also prohibited by university policy.

        Location_formattedLocationLong: Kansas City, Kansas US

        Job Number: 43203 Associated topics: asn, cardiothoracic, care, care unit, neonatal, nurse clinical, surgery, surgical, tcu, unit

Keywords: The University of Kansas Health System, Kansas City , Cardiac Cath Lab RN, Healthcare , Kansas City, Kansas

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