|Cardiac Cath Lab Nurse |
Nurses who work in the cardiac catheterization lab (CCL) will assist the doctor in performing interventional procedures like cardiac catheterizations, valvuloplasties, stent placement, electrophiliogy (EP) and angioplasties. Other procedures include inserting pacemakers and implantable cardioverter-defirbrillators (ICDs).
As an advocate for the patient, the nurse will greet the patient when they first come into the cath lab. He or she will answer questions and educate the patient about what is planned and make sure they have informed consent. Vital signs, oxygen, and heart rhythm are monitored continuously, and IVs and medicines are given per the doctor’s order.
When the procedure is over, the nurse will stay with the patient until they are recovered and ready to return to the floor. The nurse will go with the patient by stretcher to the floor and give the receiving nurse report before returning to the cath lab.
This is a 5 Suite OR. They do Cath Lab, EP, Neuro and Structrual Heart. EPIC EMR Charting and for Hemodialysis they use Mckesson. Call may be required on occasion but they do have a call Crew. Active RN license needed as well as an ACLS and BLS certifications. This is a day position, with the general hours being 4-10 hour shifts per week, from 6:45am to 7:15 pm.Start is immediate. Contract/Travel - 13 week assignment with possibility of extension.
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