Registered Nurse, Cath Lab Monday thru Friday

Job ID: J141259
Company: West Penn Allegheny Health System
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Facility: Allegheny General Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Feb 27, 2019

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Description

Date Posted: 20190220
Location: Allegheny General Hospital
Department:  Cath Lab

Status: Full Time
Shift:  72 hours every two weeks

Monday thru Friday

On call as needed wth call pay
Union: Yes

The Allegheny Health Network is comprised of eight hospitals: Allegheny General, Allegheny Valley, Canonsburg, Forbes, Jefferson, Saint Vincent, Westfield Memorial and West Penn; and more than 200 primary- and specialty-care practices. And we have approximately 1,700 physicians in every clinical specialty, 17,000 employees and 2,000 volunteers. Together, we provide world-class medicine to patients in our communities, across the country and around the world.

For decades, the hospitals of Allegheny Health Network have been providing people with exceptional healthcare, care that helps people to live healthy lives and care that we deliver throughout their lifetimes.

Since 1885, Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) has offered medical care to Pittsburgh and its surrounding areas.  What started with just 50 beds inside two adjoining brick homes has evolved into a premier health care institution with over 600 beds.  Today, AGH still follows the founding partners mission statement, “Erected for the benefit of mankind to save life, relieve suffering and conserve health” by continually striving for outstanding patient experience and care.  Allegheny General offers its patients many modern-day amenities, state-of-the art surgical suites, innovative technology, and advanced medical treatments, which are delivered by its world-renowned doctors in conjunction with exceptional teams of nurses, technicians, clinicians and supporting staff.

ENERAL OVERVIEW:

Our caregivers in the Cardiac Catheterization labs provide a wide range of invasive cardiology services from diagnostic to complex interventional procedures. 

Nurses in this specialized area, have the opportunity to actively collaborate with the physician care team in a dynamic and high tech patient setting. 

These positions require a breadth of knowledge and flexibility to meet the needs of our patients and remain innovative in our medical approach regarding equipment and techniques to ensure we maintain our position at the forefront of providing state of the art cardiac patient care. 

Our state of the art technology includes:

  • Brachytherapy
  • Watchman
  • Angiovac

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conducts pre-procedural assessment.
  • Participates in the care of patients undergoing Cath Lab procedures.
  • Provides proper documentation in accordance with hospital and regulatory standards and requirements.
  • Maintains a safe environment for patients during their Cath Lab and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Current licensure as an RN
  • Current BLS/ACLS
  • One year (1) critical care experience
  • Must be able to take call and be within 30 minutes of the Allegheny General
  • Prefers: Previous Cardiac or Cath Lab experience

Summary

Provides nursing care to the patient undergoing EP/catherization procedures. Collaborates with the patient and physician to provide care.

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