Cath Lab Registered Nurse

Kansas City, KS

Post Date: 09/13/2017 Job ID: 23575 Category: Registered Nurse

Job Description:
  • The Cardiac Cath EP Lab RN provides evidence based care in Cardiac Labs; monitors electrical and
    hemodynamic parameters; assesses patient during procedures and delivers therapy; provides moderate
    sedation during procedure.
  • Performs advanced diagnostic and invasive procedures in the Cardiac Cath Lab.
  • Monitor, circulate, and assist Cardiologist as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • 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
  • Participates in On-call per established call schedule, if applicable.
  • Participates in orienting new staff.
  • Prepares patient and equipment for catherization procedures by preparing site of entry, draping patient, arranging sterilized instruments and catheters, and calibrating and
    setting up pressure transducers and tubing.
  • Prepares the Cardiac Lab procedures rooms by ensuring that adequate stock is

  • Current Cath and call experience including sedation capabilities and independently responding to call.
  • Solid background (2-5 yrs.) in Cath Lab prior to travel assignments.
  • Mac Lab experience for both charting and monitoring would all be preferable.

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