Cardiovascular Nurse (RN) - Cardiac Cath Lab - PRN Tier 1

Lebanon, PA | Nursing | Direct Nursing | FTE: 0.001 | Regular | Tracking Code: 109223

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Schedule and Location

PRN (As Needed)

Hours: Monday - Friday Day Shift Hours

24 Hours Every 6 Weeks Required

No Weekends or Holidays Required

Location: 252 S. 4th St., Lebanon, PA

General Summary

Provides care, assessment prior, during and post-procedural instruction to patients. Prepares and maintains all pertinent information related to procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

  • Provides general nursing care and personal care assistance to patients.
  • Obtains nursing histories, assesses patient's conditions, and develops individual care plans for patients.
  • Acts as a patient educator, explains procedure and answers questions prior to procedure.
  • Cleans and prepares patient bay areas between patients, along with monitoring, and restocking supplies.
  • Prepares patient for procedure.
  • Maintains aseptic technique; actively monitors situations which could lead to breaches in aseptic techniques.
  • Assists in patient care related activities such as starting IVs and shaving groin areas.
  • Administers postprocedural care by monitoring hemodynamic status along with observing for continued hemostasis and postprocedural complications.
  • Provides health care instructions/education along with discharge teaching to patient and family members.
  • Performs a variety of nursing administrative duties.
  • Prepares and maintains patient records with appropriate documentation.

Common Expectations:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the assigned patient population. Assesses and interprets patient age specific data and provides appropriate, age specific treatment. Provides direct patient care to assigned patient age group(s).
  • Demonstrates a commitment to patient, visitor and staff by: complying with all applicable safety regulations; learning the impact of medical errors and methodology that will lead to reduction of errors; reporting actual and potential errors, as 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.
  • Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards. Prepares and maintains written documentation as required by the profession and the department.
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops.
  • Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.
  • Prepares rooms with appropriate instruments, sutures, supplies and equipment.
  • Drapes patients for surgical procedures.
  • Opens sterile supplies and sets up for procedures.
  • Attends meetings as required.

Required for All Jobs:

  • Performs other related duties as identified.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a compliance program to support WellSpan's values and standards for professionalism, integrity, and ethics. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization and the performance expectations of the job, the department, and the compliance program.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a privacy program to safeguard the patient information and the business and operational information of the organization. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization to safeguard patient and business/operational information.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Physical Demands:

  • Standing - Frequently
  • Walking - Frequently
  • Sitting - Occasionally
  • Carrying/Lifting - Occasionally (50lbs)
  • Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (50lbs)
  • Kneeling/Crouching - Occasionally
  • Reaching - Occasionally
  • Talking - Frequently
  • Hearing - Frequently
  • Repetitive Motions - Occasionally
  • Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination - Occasionally

Working Environment:

  • Occupational Hazards - Occasionally
  • Bloodborne Pathogen - Exposure

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

  • Associates Degree Required

Work Experience:

  • 2 years Relevant experience. Required and
  • Cardiology, EKG and physiologic monitoring experience. Required and
  • Experience in Cath Lab, ED, or ICU. Preferred

Licenses:

  • Licensed Registered Nurse Upon Hire Required or
  • Registered Nurse Multi State License Upon Hire Required and
  • Basic Life Support Upon Hire Required and
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Upon Hire Required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of cardiology, electrophysiology, pacemakers, peripheral vascular procedures and related equipment
  • Fluent in medical terminology
  • Experience in electric countershock techniques
  • Ability to function as a team member
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to demonstrates the principals of surgical asepsis
  • Understands cardiovascular pathophysiology
  • Ability to read a 12 lead EKG
  • Ability to identify lethal arrhythmias 100% of the time
  • Ability to identify normal versus abnormal intra cardiac and peripheral pressure waveforms.
Jennifer Kremenik
Jennifer Kremenik
Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant

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  • Sign-on incentives for new employees
  • 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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Formed in 1813, Lebanon is a quaint city of 25,700 residents. The area, rich in heritage and the small-town charm of yesteryear, features sites on the National Register of Historic Places, museums, scenic parks and recreation facilities, performing arts theaters, artists' studios, a farmers market and dining establishments for all tastes.

Life in Lebanon County offers affordable housing and options for pursuing higher education. Residents can find local employment in manufacturing, retail, arts and entertainment, healthcare and service sectors. Located in South Central Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance of Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)

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