Registered Nurse (RN) EP Lab
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POST DATE 8/20/2020
END DATE 9/29/2020
Northwest Medical Center
JOB DESCRIPTIONDESCRIPTION SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
REGISTERED NURSE (RN)
ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY (EP) LAB
FULL-TIME DAYS FTE 0.9
Northwest Medical Center
Northwest Medical Center is a 289-bed medical center and healthcare complex, continuously expanding and incorporating the latest technology in the delivery of care. Awarded the Gold Seal of Approval(tm) from the Joint Commission which indicates our high standards in performance providing the highest level of services to the population to our community. Northwest Medical Center is also certified by the Joint Commission as primary stroke center and an accredited chest pain center by the American College of Cardiology. We are recognized as a Comprehensive Bariatric Center of Excellence by the American College of Surgeons Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program.
Our facility continues growing to meet the needs of the community we serve and features expanded capabilities in emergency, critical care, as well as women's and children's services. Out state of the art maternity care includes the only Level III NICU in northern Broward County. The breadth and depth of these service lines translates to increased professional opportunities for our colleagues. We invite you to join a dynamic team of dedicated healthcare professionals and explore your grow potential.
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, and employee stock purchase program.
We are looking for a dedicated and passionate RN for our Electrophysiology Lab. The person in this position will be an experienced licensed Registered Nurse, who provides patient care as part of a multi-disciplinary team based on national standards and utilizing the nursing process. The Registered Nurse also is responsible for the direction and supervision of assigned personnel delivering said patient care. As a Registered Nurse (RN) in the Electrophysiology Lab, some of your task and responsibilities will be to:
Demonstrate responsibility and accountability in the performance of cardiac assessment and reassessment and implementation of the patient's orders in accordance with the department and organizational standards and policies.
Continuously prioritize patient needs based on assessment/reassessment findings for each patient.
Develop and implement the patient's Plan of Care utilizing and integrating all available, relevant patient data in accordance with the department's standards.
Utilize and integrate all available patient data in determining the proper completion of the patient's cardiac procedure.
Interpret data to determine when patient is at acute risk and takes appropriate measures including notification of the physician.
Assess patients for fall and/or injury risk and implements appropriate safety precautions.
Recognize and report signs and symptoms of abuse and neglect to physician, department director, supervisor and/or appropriate
Demonstrate knowledge of the specific conditions, cardiac disease and possible treatment (under guidance of physician) of the needs of the patient served.
Perform and document cardiac procedures required by assignment consistent with hospital and department policies and
Evaluate and document patient's response to the procedure performed and communicate difficulties experienced during the performance of the procedure to aid the physician in their diagnosis.
Make appropriate and timely referrals as patient needs are identified.
Work collaboratively with other health care team patient/family/SO in the
implementation of the Plan of Care.
Evaluate and document patient's response to the Plan of Care, communicates to the health care team and implements necessary
Assist with patient transportation to ensure patient safety and reduce waiting time.
Screen all patients for pain and performs a more comprehensive assessment if pain is indicated and documents appropriately.
* Current RN License in the State of Florida
* Recognized Compact Licensure (subject to Florida State Licensing Requirements, including/not limited to ongoing eligibility and duration provisions)
* Graduate from a school of nursing (ASN) required. BSN preferred.
* Minimum of 3 - 5 years of experience required
* 2 year's required 1 of which must be in an Cath or EP Lab
* Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.
* Current (ACLS) Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification.
* EKG, Cath COR, ACOMM, Hi-Cor Siemens Fluroscopy Table, sterile
techniques procedures experience preferred.
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