The University of Kansas Hospital - Cardiology Careers

Cardiac Electrophysiology Lab RN Job

Facility: The University of Kansas Hospital - Main Campus

Department: ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours: Varies

Find yourself among the best. At The University of Kansas Hospital, nurses deliver world-class patient care in an environment where opinions are respected, professionalism is rewarded and teamwork is valued. Nurses come here to practice at the leading edge of their profession, to be an integral part of medical breakthroughs and to handle complex cases that community hospitals rarely if ever see. In addition to being the best place to work, the hospital offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.

We currently have an opening for a Registered Nurse in the Electrophysiology Lab

PROFESSIONAL IDENTITY STATEMENT FOR NURSES

At The University of Kansas Hospital, we strive to create a dynamic culture of professional behavior that requires personal and team accountability, self-reflection, integrity and respect. A nurse at The University of Kansas Hospital has a professional obligation to provide the highest quality of care that is reflective of the culture and to adhere to organizational policies and best practices.

This culture is actualized through image, attitudes and behavior.

Our Electrophysiology Lab sees approximately 10 cases a day using a total of five available procedural suites, including a hybrid suite, all with state-of-the-art X-ray radiology and monitoring equipment. Patient preparation/recovery is done in our conveniently located Cardiac Treatment and Recovery Unit, which utilizes its own staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Administers intravenous and oral medications to patients.
  • Assists in the collection of arterial and venous blood samples and respiratory gases.
  • Attends to patient needs during cardiac studies including monitor patient's vital signs.
  • Circulates during procedure, as applicable.
  • Develops and contributes to a plan of nursing for the patient's care.
  • Obtains and records hemodynamic, electrical, and angiographic data by operating hemodynamic and electrical amplifiers and digital and line fluoroscopic equipment.
  • Participates in life-saving measures such as defibrillation and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Participates in late staffing.
  • Participates in orienting new staff.
  • Prepares patient and equipment for electrophysiology procedures by preparing site of entry, draping patient, arranging sterilized instruments and catheters, and calibrating and setting up pressure transducers and tubing.
  • Prepares the Electrophysiology Lab procedures rooms by ensuring that adequate stock is available

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred
  • Kansas Registered Nurse license or eligible.
  • Two or more years of ICU nursing experience preferred.
  • Must have an American Heart Association basic life support (BLS) or an American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer certification.
  • Other certifications may be required depending on nursing unit
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