RN Cardiac Catheterization (Joining Incentive)
Posted on: August 6, 2022
Job Title: RN Cardiac Catheterization (Joining Incentive)
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Job Category: RN - Registered Nurse, Nursing and Nursing
Work Type: Full time
Department: GMC Invasive Cardiac Laboratory Division
Date Posted: 01/04/2022
Job ID: R-25527
Job Summary Primarily specializes in the care of patients
undergoing invasive cardiac catheterization and/or invasive
peripheral catheterization. Diagnostic and Interventional
procedures performed within the department include coronary,
electrophysiologic, and peripheral vascular. The Registered Nurse,
functioning in a spirit of teamwork, is accountable for the
delivery of patient care during the pre, intra and post procedural
phases of cardiac catheterization.
- Provides direct patient care before, during and after
- Assists physician with adult catheterization procedures,
percutaneous transluminal coronary interventions, myocardial
biopsy, temporary pacemaker insertion, pericardiocentesis,
Swan-Ganz insertion, intra-aortic balloon pump insertion and other
- Records, monitors and assesses hemodynamic data collected
- Completes all patient records accurately and in a timely
- Establishes and maintains rapport with patients throughout
- Continuously monitors patient's physiologic and psychological
status throughout procedure.
- Initiates and maintains IV access.
- Administers all ordered medications, intravenous drips and
emergency medications before, during and after procedure.
- Operates specialized equipment used in the Cardiac
Catheterization Laboratory in a safe and efficient manner.
- Responds appropriately to all emergency situations within the
Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory.
- Initiates life support techniques in the event of a cardiac and
respiratory arrest including CPR, drug administration,
defibrillation, temporary pacemaker insertion, intra-aortic balloon
pump insertion and airway management.
- Assesses patient for complications related to medications or
procedures and responds appropriately.
- Discontinues arterial and venous access safely through use of
manual compression or available compression devices.
- Assists physician with use of invasive closure devices.Work is
typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for
satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all
organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in
this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent
typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the
job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any
department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the
performance of the job related to that position.
Position Details Joining Incentive for Qualified Candidates - Apply
today to learn more Work Schedule/Details
- Hours: Predominantly 8a to 4:30p
- On-Call: Rotation of on call (at least 1 night per week and 1
weekend every 4 weeks). MUST BE ABLE TO BE AT THE HOSPTIAL WITHIN
30 MINUTES OF THE CALL. At Geisinger, the caring that we provide to
our patients and members also extends to you and your family. Our
competitive compensation and benefits package helps you and your
loved ones stay healthy, meet your financial goals and thrive
professionally and personally.
- Benefits: Geisinger offers a comprehensive suite of healthcare
benefits, including medical, prescription drug, vision and dental
coverage. And with our healthcare benefits, you ll also receive
care from one of the top innovative healthcare systems in the
country. Our suite of benefits supports you and your family in a
variety of ways, including coverage for same-sex or opposite-sex
spouses, domestic partners and their children and
- Paid Time Off: Our generous paid-time-off packages allow you to
take the time you need to travel, rest, and care for and reconnect
with friends and family. We also offer paid military and parental
- Diversity and Inclusion: We strive to create an environment
where our patients, health plan members and employees can be their
most authentic selves. Join one of our many Employee Resource
Groups (ERGs). ERGs provide opportunities for all Geisinger
employees to build internal and external networks and further
develop professionally. ERGs are formed around common identities
but are open to all employees.
- Tuition Assistance: Up to $5,000 tuition reimbursement: We
offer tuition reimbursement towards both undergraduate and graduate
degrees.(Part time and Full Time Positions only).
- Retirement: We contribute 5% of your salary to your retirement
plan and offer auto-enrollment to make saving convenient for
Education Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing
Experience Minimum of 2 years-Nursing (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s) Basic Life Support Certification -
Default Issuing Body; Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification
within 6 months - American Heart Association (AHA); Licensed
Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania
Our Purpose & Values OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is
about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our
Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat
everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We
treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We
share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare
the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and
better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community,
and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our
patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare
benefits for full time and part time positions from day one,
including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as
important, from senior management on down, we encourage an
atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know
that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds
makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come
from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse
workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be
an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
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