Cardiac Catheterization RN (Joining Incentive)
Posted on: January 26, 2023
Job Title: Cardiac Catheterization RN (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: 09/30/2022
Job ID: R-38558
Job SummaryJob Description Summary
Come Join our Heart Institute Team!
Geisinger Medical Center (GMC) is the country's first hospital to
receive The Joint Commission/American Heart Association (AHA)
Comprehensive Heart Attack Center Certification. GMC has set the
national standard for care coordination among hospital leadership,
interventional cardiology, cardiac surgery, heart failure, advanced
practice, nursing, life support, emergency medicine, emergency
medical services (EMS), care management, pharmacy and cardiac rehab
Job DutiesPrimarily 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
- 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/DetailsHours: 8 hours;
M-F with varying start times, 7-330, 730-4p, 8-430, 830-5pOn-Call:
Rotation of on call (at least 1-2 nights per week and 1 weekend
every 4 weeks). **MUST BE ABLE TO BE AT THE HOSPTIAL WITHIN 30
MINUTES OF THE CALL.Experience: 2 years RN experience is
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
- 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).
EducationGraduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing
ExperienceMinimum of 2 years-Nursing (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Certification within 6 months - American Heart Association (AHA);
Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body; Licensed
Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania
Our Purpose & ValuesOUR 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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