Geisinger Health System Registered Nurse - Cardiac Catherization in Danville, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Registered Nurse - Cardiac Catherization

LOCATION: Geisinger Medical Center

DEPARTMENT: Cardiovascular Services

WORK SCHEDULE: Days

WORK TYPE: Full Time

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 and electrophysiological. 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.

Performs duties to provide the highest level of patient care and maximize customer

satisfaction.

Works under the supervision of a physician in clinical matters and the Operations Manager, Invasive Cardiac Suite for non-clinical matters. Reports directly to Lead Cardiac Cath Technologist for both clinical and non-clinical matters.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Demonstrates ability to work within a team environment.

Demonstrates ability to prioritize workload and handle emergency situations during routine and high risks procedures.

Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide age-appropriate care.

Demonstrates accurate intra procedure patient assessment skills.

Demonstrates excellent communication skills, to include patient/family education.

Demonstrates ability to take calls, as required, and respond within appropriate time.

Demonstrates ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality in word and action.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.

Registered Nurse licensed to practice in the state of Pennsylvania required.

Minimum two years cardiac experience required.

Minimum two years’ experience in an interventional catheterization laboratory preferred.

BCLS/ACLS Certification (and maintenance of certification) required.

PALS Certification required within 3 months upon hire.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work is primarily performed in a clinical environment. Must be able to wear lead x-ray protection apparel.

Must be available for on call duty. Must be able to arrive at Geisinger Medical Center within 30 minutes.

Accepts On-Call responsibilities as assigned.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job

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.

ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of 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. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org , or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.