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RN Echocardiography Laboratory

Company: Geisinger Health System
Location: Paxinos
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: RN Echocardiography Laboratory
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Job Category: RN - Registered Nurse, Lab, Nursing and Nursing Support
Schedule: Days
Work Type: Full time
Department: Central Region Echocardiography Laboratory Team
Date Posted: 09/08/2022
Job ID: R-37662
Job Summary The Echocardiography Laboratory RN position is an integral part of the Advanced Imaging team proving state of the art cardiac imaging. This position will allow the ability to utilize clinical skills when triaging patients, supervising stress testing, or administering moderate sedation. This position performs daily registered nurse functions in the Echo Lab Department and participates in a variety of nursing activities necessary to the acquisition of echocardiographic examinations, stress testing, and advance imaging examinations.
Job Duties

  • Administers medications during adult conscious sedation and pharmacological stress testing.
  • Assesses patient responses to medications and testing per protocols and document information in medical record.
  • Assures all necessary paperwork and information is present for procedures.
  • Prepares patients for procedures.
  • Reviews history of allergies, medication list, etc.
  • Assesses patients physical status as well as their understanding of the procedure.
  • Provides patient and family education about procedure.
  • Ensures that patient has followed proper pre-test instructions.
  • Assesses patient per Joint Commission safety goals and follows up accordingly.
  • Applies monitoring equipment.
  • Monitors vital signs.
  • Performs emergency procedures when necessar.
  • Transports equipment to patients bedside when necessary.
  • Starts and regulates oxygen.
  • Monitors conscious sedation patients until transferred.
  • Assists with orientation of personnel and students.
  • Assists in approved research activities as needed.
    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
    • Hours: -7:30a-4:00p
    • Weekends, Holidays and On Call: -to be discussed further during interview
    • Travel: -less than 25%- may require travel to outreach sites to cover RN duties
    • Education/ Experience: Current RN license with minimum of two years RN experience required. Two years Cardiac nursing is preferred. Conscious Sedation Certification to be obtained within 6 months of hire. BLS and ACLS certifications preferred. **************************************************************************************** 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 stepchildren.
      • 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 leave.
      • 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).
        Education Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing (Required)
        Experience Minimum of 2 years-Nursing (Required)
        Certification(s) and License(s) Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania; Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body
        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.

Keywords: Geisinger Health System, Reading , RN Echocardiography Laboratory, Other , Paxinos, Pennsylvania

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