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347110 Registered Nurse - Card

Penn Medicine
West Chester, PA 19380
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General Summary StatementAssist in all diagnostic and interventional vascular and cardiac catheterization procedures. Perform emergency procedures such as emergent percutaneous cardiac and peripheral interventions, IAB insertion, pericardiocentesis and temporary pacemaker insertion. Follow established standards and practices under the direction of a credentialed invasive cardiologist, vascular surgeon or electrophysiologist. The cardiovascular Registered Nurse will demonstrate cardiovascular knowledge in physical assessment, and perform high quality clinical care for all cardiovascular patients. Provides staffing support and supplements the entire program with expert nursing knowledge. Essential Duties and Responsibilities1.\tCollaborates with certified cardiac technologists and physicians in providing high quality patient focused care before, during and after interventional cardiovascular procedures2.\tDemonstrates surgical consciousness by following appropriate guidelines and protocols in surgical attire, and in maintaining the sterile field and draping of patients.3.\tMonitors patients for hemodynamic stability and arrhythmias, and responds appropriately.4.\tMaintains knowledge of all interventional supplies: wires, guide catheters, manifold set up, procedural flow of case, etc.5.\tPractices and maintains competency with safe radiation exposure6.\tCalls for, receives and preps patient for invasive cardiovascular and electrophysiology procedures and cardiology tests.7.\tProvides patient teaching prior to, and following all cardiovascular procedures and tests.8.\tChecks EHR and chart for completeness including required signatures, patient education, physician orders, etc. 9.\tResponds quickly and efficiently during an emergency and follows ACLS protocols.10.\tChecks and documents emergency and POC testing equipment, and prepares cath lab holding area for day.11.\tThis position requires an on call rotation

Education Training and Experience\nBSN required. \nTwo or more years of cardiac catheterization nursing experience preferred.\n\nLicensure/Certification \nCurrent Pennsylvania RN License required.\nBLS and ACLS certification required.\nRCIS and/or CCRN certification preferred.


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Posted: 2021-09-09 Expires: 2021-11-08

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347110 Registered Nurse - Card

Penn Medicine
West Chester, PA 19380

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