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Registered Nurse - EP/Cath Lab, FT

HCA East Florida Division Type Full time Posted 1/6/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 4/18/2014
FL - Florida (All) - Margate Referral - n/a -    
Job Description

Registered Nurse - EP/Cath Lab, FT(Job Number: 00456-2691)

Work Location: United States-Florida-Margate-Northwest Medical Center - North Broward County
Schedule: Full-time


Registered Nurse - Electrophysiology/Cath Lab, FT 1.0
Northwest Medical Center
Margate, FL
Facility Description:
Join a dynamic team of healthcare providers in a friendly work environment. We're dedicated to the highest quality patient care and we're looking for dedicated, qualified, compassionate professionals to become part of our team. Northwest Medical Center offers supportive management, great benefits and flexibility. A 223-bed medical center, we continue to expand and integrate the latest technology into patient care.

With the opening of our brand new, state of the art CV Tower and the future expansion of our Emergency Room which will double our ER in size, there is a lot of opportunity for professional growth. Cardiac services, oncology, neurosurgery and The Spine Institute - these are just a few of the areas in which we excel!

Northwest Medical Center is a member of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA Ranks on Fortune's list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years. In addition, HCA has also been named one of Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies for four consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!
We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance.
We also offer $6,000 sign on bonus with a 2 year commitment (not applicable for current HCA employees)
Job Description:
The EP/Cardiac Cath Lab Nurse is responsible for the general nursing activities in the EP/Cath Lab and more importantly for providing quality patient care.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the specific conditions, cardiac disease and possible treatment (under guidance of physician) of the needs of the patient served.
  • Demonstrates responsibility and accountability in the performance of cardiac assessment and reassessment and implementation of the patient's orders in accordance with the department and organizational standards and policies.
  • Performs and documents cardiac procedures required by assignment consistent with hospital and department policies and developmental needs.
  • Evaluates and documents patient's response to the procedure performed and communicates difficulties experienced during the performance of the procedure to aid the physician in their diagnosis.
  • Makes appropriate and timely referrals as patient needs are identified.
  • Works collaboratively with other health care team patient/family/SO in the implementation of the Plan of Care.
  • Evaluates and documents patient's response to the Plan of Care, communicates to the health care team and implements necessary changes.
  • Interprets data to determine when patient is at acute risk and takes appropriate measures including notification of the physician.
  • Utilizes and integrates all available patient data in determining the proper completion of the patient's cardiac procedure.
  • Develops and implements the patient's Plan of Care utilizing and integrating all available, relevant patient data in accordance with the department's standards.


Job Requirements:
  • Must have active FL RN License
  • BLS, ACLS and EKG Certifications required
  • 3-5 years of previous experience
  • Previous EP experience required
  • 1 year of Cath Lab experience required
  • Pruca/stimulator experience required; 3D mapping experience strongly preferred
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds
  • Clinically proficient in Cath Lab and EP procedures demonstrating a knowledge of the developmental needs of the adolescent, adult and geriatric patients

Keywords: Registered Nurse, RN, EP/CathLab, Electrophysiology/Cath Lab, Cardiac Cath Lab, Full time, Day shift