Provides excellent and efficient patient care throughout the Electrophysiology (EP) Lab procedure by performing in various roles including physiologic monitoring, circulating, scrubbing, and duties specific to licensure, certification, and/or registration.
High school diploma or GED equivalent with two years' experience as a Cardiovascular Specialist. Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing with an ADN or an Associate's degree in Allied Health Technology or Cardiovascular Interventional strongly preferred. Prior experience in cardiac catheterization preferred or one-year experience in critical care (coronary care or cardiothoracic surgery).
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION:
Registered and certified by ARRT or current license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of North Carolina. Registry or license as it pertains to Allied Health field of expertise. RCIS or CV registry required within 18 months, as applicable. CPR certification within six weeks of hire. ACLS certification within one year of hire.
1. Ensures readiness of equipment and supplies, recognizes, and reacts appropriately to potential emergencies.
2. Maintains a safe and therapeutic environment to patients, self, co-workers and facility.
3. Maintains files and compiles records according to procedure as required for accurate and current departmental records and/or reports.
4. Communicates to the team, co-workers, patients and family members in an effective positive and professional manner.
5. Provides coverage for 24-hour emergency call for Cardiac Cath Lab.
6. Administers patient care as mandated by licensure, certification or registration.
7. Provides instruction, education and consultation to co-workers, new employees and trainees.
8. Performs and maintains competency for point of care testing as assigned.
9. Ensures age/developmentally appropriate patient procedures are provided in accordance with Age-Specific Care Guidelines for the specific age groups served.
- Ability to communicate on a professional level with physicians, nurses and other ancillary professional staff when discussing patient care, procedures or problems
- Ability to comprehend instructions
- Ability to obtain/communicate information to patients of varying age group and at their level of comprehension
- Analytical skills necessary for problem assessment and solution with schedules and equipment
- Ability to handle daily stressful environment and support employees and physicians in a critical patient care environment
- Contact with patients under a wide variety of circumstances
- Moderate noise environment
- Possible exposure to infections and contagious diseases
- Regular exposure to risk of blood borne diseases
- Frequent exposure to radiation hazards
- Exposure to a variety of electro-mechanical hazards
- Possible exposure to odorous/toxic chemical
- Subject to injury from moving parts of equipment
- Subject to varying and unpredictable situations
- Handles emergency and crisis situations
- Subject to many interruptions
- Subject to irregular hours
- Occasional pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries
- Occasional exposure to unpleasant patient or unit elements
- May perform emergency care
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