Electrophysiology RN - York Hospital

York, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 59902

Position Summary:

NO WEEKENDS OR HOLIDAYS REQUIRED

 

General Summary:

 


Under general supervision, provides care, assessment and pre-procedural and follow up instruction and care to patients
in the Electrophysiology Laboratory.

 


Duties and Responsibilities:

 


1 Acts as an assistant to the physician during procedures and prepares or supervises the preparation of sterile trays,
instruments, supplies and equipment necessary for procedures. Is familiar with variations in the preparations for different procedures and/or physicians.
2 Sutures veins and skin incisions. Applies manual pressure to venous and arteriotomy sites while assessing circulatory status and hemostasis.
3 Demonstrates proficiency in venipuncture, intravenous therapy and maintenance techniques.
4 Administers medications as ordered by the physician.
5 Provides emergency care as indicated and supported by protocols, training and experience.
6 Participates in the pacemaker clinic, including the programming of permanent pacemakers.
7 Provides clinical oversight and direction for EKG Technicians in the performance of transtelephonic pacemaker checks.

 

Department Description:

 

One dedicated electrophysiology (EP) lab, one dedicated non-invasive procedure room, one shared EP/peripheral lab, and one hybrid OR suite. The staff performs cases within the department as well as in the operating rooms and the hybrid OR. Cases include but are not limited to: device implants (pacemakers, defibrillators, biventricular devices, event monitors), routine and complex cardiac ablations (atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, SVT, VT, PVC), cardioversions, lead extractions, and mitral clips. The majority of patients receive conscious sedation as provided by a nurse. When required patients may receive MAC or general anesthesia. The electrophysiology department treats about 125 patients per month. Operating hours are Monday through Friday 0630-1700, procedure dependent. Emergency cases that occur during off hours, holidays, and weekends are performed by the on call cardiac catherization team.

Required Skills

Education:

Associate's Degree

Bachelor's Degree preferred

 

 

Required Experience

2 years of experience in Telemetry, ICU, Cardiac, Procedural, Critical Care or Prep Recovery preferred

 

 

Current PA RN license, ACLS, BLS required

 

 

 

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