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RN - Cardiovascular Laboratory Job

Virginia Mason Medical Center Type Full time Posted 6/20/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 8/1/2014
WA - Washington (All) - Seattle Referral - n/a -    
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RN - Cardiovascular Laboratory - (141586)

Department: Cardiovascular Laboratory
Shift: Days
FTE: 40 hours per week
Location: WA-Seattle

Description

The RN - Cardiovascular provides high-quality, skilled nursing services to assist patients to achieve optimum health. This job monitors functional health status during invasive and noninvasive Cardiology procedures including, but not limited to: transesophogeal echos, Dobutamine stress echocardiograms, stress echocardiograms, nuclear medicine cardiac perfusion with exercise, nuclear medicine cardiac perfusion with pharmacologic exercise , and exercise treadmill tests. The RN, through skilled cardiac triage and assessment, assists patients with determining levels of intervention needed to provide optimum functional health status and quality of life.


Qualifications

  • Current, valid licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Washington required.
  • At least 2 years experience in a Critical Care, Telemetry, Electrophysiology, or Catheterization Lab nursing capacity required.
  • Moderate sedation validation and IV validation required.
  • Achievement of score of 85% or better on rhythm test during interview process and annually thereafter.
  • CPR certification required within 90 days of hire; re-certification required every two years.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification required within 90 days of hire. 

Virginia Mason offers much more than competitive compensation and benefits. With continuing education opportunities and the added potential of relocation assistance, you will find our commitment to your well-being is both rewarding and refreshing.

 

There is also the lifestyle benefit that comes with finding yourself in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by the vibrancy and sophistication of one of the most livable cities in the country, finding the perfect urban or outdoor pursuit will instinctively and pleasurably become second nature.

 

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


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