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Nurse Electrophysiology

Company: CHI Franciscan St Joseph Medical Center
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: September 7, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11 hospitals and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers. Together, we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities. 


CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.  

 

As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following benefits:

Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the company
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
Flexible health spending accounts (FSA)
Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
Care@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needs
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft
Adoption Assistance
Wellness Program


Responsibilities

Job Summary:
This job is responsible for providing cath lab nursing care of adult patient populations undergoing cardiac procedures in the cath lab to include inpatient, outpatient and emergent.

Work is performed under standards of safety and care that provide instruction/guidance for taking care of issues and patient needs in the absence of a physician. Requires the use of judgment and critical thinking skills in making decisions regarding patient care (within the scope of practice), including knowledge and integration of available standards, resources and data, and in the efficient utilization of staff/resources. Work involves continuous contact with physicians, patients, patient families, community agencies, patient care staff and management. An incumbent is accountable for the quality of care provided to patients, and has the authority to direct care, provide education, seek resources at the unit/department level, and delegate appropriate tasks.

 


Qualifications

Education/Experience:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred
  • One year of related work experience in an acute care setting is preferred.
  • If assigned to the Procedure area - previous cardiac cath Lab experience or a minimum of two years experience within the past three years in an acute care setting, i.e., ICU, PCU, PACU ER.
  • Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump experience preferred.
  • Successful completion of department orientation.

License/Certification:

  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the Washington State Board of Nursing.
  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare BLS Certification
  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification or within six months of hire
  • CCRN (Certification in Adult Critical Care) RN preferred
  • IV competency must be attained within four months, training is available.

Keywords: CHI Franciscan St Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma , Nurse Electrophysiology, Other , Tacoma, Washington

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