RN-Electrophysiology Nurse -Cath Lab York Hospital-Full time

York, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 50794

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:
The following are essential job accountabilities:
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:

Our electrophysiology (EP) lab, is expanding along with the rest of the CVI Cath Lab 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

RN License in Pennsylvania

BSN preferred

BLS/ACLS

Competent in advanced ekg rhythm interpretation 

Required Experience

New grads or those RN's without acute care experience will not be considered

Prefer 2 years of experience in Electrophysiology, ICU or ED


About WellSpan
Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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