RN - Electrophysiology Lab - Full Time - York Hospital

York, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 62846

Job Description:

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

 

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential 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.
 

NonEssential Accountabilities:

  1. Cross trains in the Cardiac Diagnostic Laboratory as necessary and provides back up support for catheterization procedures.
  2. Documents and reports electrophysiological data and maintains a record keeping system for pacemaker patients and a research database.
  3. Attends meetings as required.
  4. Performs other related duties as identified.
 

Common Expectations:

  1. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the assigned patient
  2. population. Assesses and interprets patient age specific data and provides appropriate, age specific treatment. Provides
  3. direct patient care to assigned patient age group(s).
  4. Demonstrates a commitment to patient, visitor and staff by: complying with all applicable safety regulations; learning the
  5. impact of medical errors and methodology that will lead to reduction of errors; reporting actual and potential errors, as
  6. well as hazardous conditions; identifying opportunities to standardize processes and "error proof" systems that will lead to increased safety; and participating in safety education programs and root cause analyses as required.
  7. Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  8. Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, inservice meetings, and workshops.
  9. Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement
  10. and innovation.
 

Qualifications

  • Notes:
    • Other combinations of formal education, training and experience may be considered.
  • Minimum Experience:
    • 2 - 3 years
    • Min Field Of ExpertiseCardiology; electrophysiology; EKG and physiologic monitoring
    • Req Cert/RegistrationRegistration and current RN license in PA; Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
    • Certification; BLS Certification
  • Minimum Education:
    • Associate's Degree
  • Physical Demands:
    • Frequent prolonged standing/walking
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WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 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.

Employment Benefits

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  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

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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.

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