The Staff Nurse (CV Labs) is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care for patients and their families. This position delivers the highest possible quality care through the use of the nursing process such as assessment, planning, intervention, implementation and evaluation. This position is responsible for providing nursing care, patient monitoring and record documentation to inpatients and outpatients undergoing diagnostic and/or interventional cardiac/EP procedures. These procedures include but are not limited to coronary arteriogram, heart catheterizations, pericardiocentesis, PTCAs, DCAs, rotablators, angiojets, stents, intravascular ultrasounds , ergonovine studies, pacemakers, EP studies, EP ablations, cadence checks, HUTT studies, cardioversions, special procedures, bronchoscopies, and investigational procedures. Works with aseptic technique and clean procedures involving gowns, gloves, and masks. Also is exposed to radiation during the cases. Must be able to take call 24/7 and be able to work extended days.
Three years of recent ICU experience and extensive training in cardiac and balloon pump monitoring is required. Experience in Cath Lab and/or EP lab is preferred.
Graduation from an accredited nursing program. BSN degree preferred.
This position requires a clinically competent, professional nurse with a California Registered Nurse license(RN)
Current American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS ) for healthcare providers
Sequoia Hospital, a Dignity Health Member, is an accredited, not-for-profit community hospital providing innovative and exceptional health care for generations of Bay Area residents. In 2014, the hospital will celebrate the opening of a rebuilt, state-of-the-art medical campus, including modernized emergency services and an all-new pavilion with three floors of larger, private patient rooms.
Recognized for superior and sustained clinical quality, the hospital received the 2013 America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award? and the 2013 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence? from HealthGrades?, a leading provider of comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. Sequoia’s Heart and Vascular Institute is a nationally known pioneer in advanced cardiac care.