The Cardiac Cath/EP Nurse Coordinator’s primary duty is to manage the care and treatment of patients undergoing cardiac catheterization diagnostic, interventional, and cardiac arrhythmias in both the outpatient and inpatient setting. The nursing care is based on the nursing process and augments the medical plan of treatment. The Cardiac RN acts as a liaison between the patient, family, physicians, catheterization staff and Heart Center program. This position is responsible for the identification of cardiac dysrhythmias, assisting with the management and treatment of patients with cardiac arrhythmias, pacemakers, and/or defibrillators as well as schedule procedures, provide admission and discharge instructions, and counsel patients and families throughout the process.
Current license to practice professional nursing in the state of Texas
ADN required, Bachelor's Degree preferred. ADN’s must be enrolled in a BSN program within one year of accepting position and obtain a BSN within 3 years
Minimum of 2 years of relevant specialty experience required (knowledge of congenital heart disease and Cardiac Electrophysiology)
CPR - BLS is required
CPR - PALS (must obtain within one year of employment)
Internal Number: 52306-44605
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