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Cardiac Cath Lab RN

The University of Kansas Health System
Kansas City, KS
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Jan 27, 2023

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locations Kansas City, KS time type Full time posted on Posted 30+ Days Ago job requisition id R-8454 Position Title Cardiac Cath Lab RN Bell Hospital COVID-19 and flu vaccines are required for all health system employees. Learn more. Position Summary / Career Interest: The Cardiac Cath Lab RN provides evidence based care in Cardiac Cath 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. 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 electrophysiology 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; operates hemodynamic and electrical amplifiers and digital and line fluoroscopic equipment, if applicable. Participates in late staffing per established late staffing schedule. Participates in life-saving measures such as defibrillation and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Participates in orienting new staff. Prepares patient and equipment for electrophysiology procedures; prepares site of entry, draping patient, arranging sterilized instruments and catheters, and calibrating and setting up pressure transducers and tubing, as applicable. Prepares the Electrophysiology Lab procedures rooms by ensuring that adequate stock is available. *Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and duties and may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Required: Associate's degree in Nursing RN in State of Kansas ACLS Certification BLS Certification Minimum of 2 years' ICU experience or previous Cath Lab experience Preferred: Bachelor's in Nursing Registration as a Cardiovascular Technologist (RCVT); Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS); Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES); or CCRN Cath Lab (Cath Lab and/or EP Lab) experience Minimum of 2 yeras of ICU/ED experience Time Type: Full time Job Requisition ID: R-8454 We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information. Need help finding the right job? We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Create a custom Job Alert by selecting criteria that suit your career interests.

Take your place among the best in health care as part of our elite team at The University of Kansas Health System, the region's premier academic medical center. We invite you to join us as we lead the way, setting new standards for advanced and compassionate patient care.

The University of Kansas Health System in Kansas City, Kansas is a world-class academic medical center and destination for complex care and diagnosis. We offer more options for patients with serious conditions because of our expertise and leadership in medical research and education. Our physicians are researchers and educators expanding the boundaries of medical knowledge. Their major breakthroughs lead to the life-changing treatments and technologies of the future.

When you need the most advanced care, you'll find our hospital is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a healthcare leader. Once again, The University of Kansas Hospital was nationally ranked as the best hospital in Kansas City and in Kansas. No other hospital has ever held these honors. We also ranked among the nation's best in 8 specialties, the most of any hospital in the region.

The best place for cancer treatment is the best place for oncology nurses. The University of Kansas Cancer Center is the region's only NCI-designated Cancer Center and one of only 71 in the nation. NCI designation means our patients have greater access to clinical trials using the newest drugs and therapies closer to home. We treat the most complex cases with the most advanced approaches. We offer the hope we may one day cure cancer.

The University of Kansas Hospital is the first hospital in Kansas to attain the highly coveted Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Our Department of Nursing began working toward this goal in 2002 and received the designation on December 20, 2006. Less than four percent of all hospitals nationwide have earned this distinction since the ANCC developed the Magnet Recognition Program in 1990. In 2022, the ANCC announced that the health system's Kansas City Division had received Magnet designation for the fourth consecutive time.

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) announced today that The University of Kansas Health System's Kansas City Division has received Magnet designation for the fourth consecutive time since 2006.

Magnet recognition is the gold standard for nursing excellence and moves the Kansas City Division into an elite group of healthcare organizations.

According to the ANCC:

- 570 hospitals (9%) out of 6,090 nationwide are Magnet-designated facilities.
- Less than 2% of U.S. hospitals (140) have earned designation four times or more.
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