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361592 Cardiac Catheterization RN

Penn Medicine
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
Registered Nurses are responsible for establishing a therapeutic relationship and an individualized plan of care with the patient for the Peri-operative period and for communicating that plan of care to his/her collaborative partners. Registered Nurses are accountable for planning, delivering, coordinating, evaluating, and modifying the patients care for that defined period of time. The Registered Nurses will effectively transition the plan of care with attention to continuity across shifts and settings. The Registered Nurse will assure communication between patients, families and all members of the health care team. The Registered Nurse delegates and functions in accordance with the NJ Board of Nursing Statutes and Regulations.The Cardiac Catherization Registered Nurse is responsible for:¢\tScrub and circulate in diagnostic cardiac catheterizations as well as percutaneous coronary interventions¢\tAble to administer moderate sedation during the procedure¢\tMonitor patients' sedation levels during and after the procedure¢\tPrepare patients for procedures¢\tAdminister medications pre, inta and post procedure¢\tFamiliar and administering IV emergency medications and drips¢\tAssist in the diagnosis of heart disease of the heart muscle, valves, or coronary arteries¢\tPerform patient examinations pre and post-catheterization¢\tPerform procedures like implantation of temporary pacemakers, balloon angioplasty, and stent placement¢\tMonitor and document vital signs including arterial lines and pressures ¢\tEducate patients on medications, healthy lifestyle, and how to care for the surgical site before discharging them¢\tUtilize the EMR and maintain meticulous documentation of proceduresCompetent to use:Intra-aortic balloon pumpPhilips XPER hemodynamic monitoring systemIVUSFFR

•\tEducation\n•\tGraduate of an accredited school of nursing; BSN preferred\n•\t\nRelated Work Experience\n•\tMust have minimum of 2 years in a cardiac catheterization lab performing diagnostic and interventional procedures\nAbility to scrub and circulate in a cardiac catheterization lab performing diagnostic and interventional procedures\n•\tTwo years Critical Care, PACU or E.D. experience - preferred\n\nLICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENT\n•\tBasic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)\n•\tAdvanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)\n•\tCritical Care Registered Nursing credentials (CCRN) preferred\n•\tMust have minimum of 2 years in a cardiac catheterization lab performing diagnostic and interventional procedures\n•\tAbility to scrub and circulate in a cardiac catheterization lab performing diagnostic and interventional procedures\n•\tKnowledge of cardiovascular anatomy, physiology, hemodynamic, and rhythm interpretation

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Posted: 2021-07-28 Expires: 2021-09-25

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361592 Cardiac Catheterization RN

Penn Medicine
Plainsboro, NJ 08536

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