Registered Nurse - Cardiac Cath Lab

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Our people make Lehigh Valley Health Network a great place to work. Join us in applying for our RN position in the Cardiac Cath Lab department.
Be part of inspiring passion. At Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), the deep connection we have with our patients and with each other is undeniable. In fact, we rely upon each other's strengths and passion to deliver exceptional patient satisfaction and high quality service each and every day.
Lehigh Valley Hospital has ranked among U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" for 21 consecutive years. LVHN is also a Magnet? Hospital, recognized three times by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for attracting and retaining the best professional nurses. Finally, Lehigh Valley Hospital received an "A" grade in The Leapfrog Group's Spring 2014 Hospital Safety Score, the highest grade in patient safety. These three recognitions highlight LVHN's commitment to teamwork, compassion, and technology.
Job Description: As directed by the Invasive Cardiologist and Invasive Cardiology Coordinator, directs and manages the care of designated patients. May provide other support services, dictated by patient needs, as a care delivery team member. Utilizes effective and appropriate communication styles. On call hours required for 24/7 after hour coverage for emergencies and urgent procedures. Cross campus coverage is required after appropriate orientation and training at each site. Cross training may be required for the Electrophysiology Lab , Peripheral Lab, Invasive Cardiology Holding and Recovery Area after proper orientation and training as directed by the Invasive Cardiology Coordinators and Director to meet department and patient needs.
Minimum Requirements: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Successful completion of department specific orientation within allotted timeframe. Successful completion of cardiac arrhythmia interpretation course or passing score on challenge exam for cardiac arrhythmia interpretation course. Passing score on basic proficiency in medication administration examination within 6 weeks of hire. Demonstrates effective communication skills. Demonstrates initiative and is able to function independently as well as interdependently. Demonstrates the ability to initiate, accept and adapt to change. Demonstrates time management and organizational skills. Accepts and recognizes differences among people. Basic computer skills. Responds to on call emergencies within the required timeframe.
Preferred Qualifications: One year acute care experience. BSN preferred. Critical Care - ECCO completion. Professional certification in clinical practice specialty.
Licensure and Certifications: Current Pennsylvania Registered Nurse licensure. Current BLS Health Care Provider within 3 months of hire. Current ACLS Health Care Provider within 4 months of hire.
Influenza vaccination is required for all colleagues with patient contact unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice, and is strongly encouraged for all colleagues.
Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educational programs and/or social activities.

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