REGISTERED NURSE - Electrophysiology / EP Lab

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
Jan 05, 2018
Closes
Mar 03, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare, Other
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:
We are seeking a full-time Registered Nurse for our Electrophysiology/EP Lab at Sentara Heart Hospital.

Position Highlights:
  • Market: Comprised of 12 acute care hospitals with more than 300 sites of care all throughout Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. Sentara Heart Hospital is the #2 for Cardiology & Heart Surgery center in Virginia and #24 in the nation for best heart programs.
  • Stability: 125 plus years of no company layoffs.
  • Innovation: Featuring state of the art equipment in our quaternary care facility that is dedicated to improving safety, quality and health every day.
  • Career Growth: Position open due to several internal promotions. We offer our employees yearly merit reviews, potential annual performance plus bonuses, and a competitive benefits program.
  • Nursing Excellence: First in the region to become a Magnet® hospital.
  • Location: We are located in the Hampton Roads area surrounded by beaches, historic landmarks dating as far back as the Revolutionary War of 1776, top rated school systems, and seven cities full of life, events, and celebration.
What you will do:
  • Four dedicated EP labs
  • Perform device implantations ranging from biventricular ICDs and subcutaneous ICDs to pacemakers and loop recorders.
  • Perform a variety of ablations and EP techniques.
  • Perform up to 4000 EP procedures a year.
  • Must meet on-call requirements.
  • Orientation is typically 6-8 weeks depending on the discipline and knowledge base of candidate. New EP employees are assigned to a preceptor.

The Registered Nursing (RN) is responsible to perform a competent level of nursing care as demonstrated by the critical thinking model known as the nursing process. The standards of practice (assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, coordination of care- teaching and health promotion and evaluation) along with the standards of professional performance (ethics, culturally congruent practice, communication, collaboration, leadership, education, evidence- based practice /nursing research, quality, evaluation, resource utilization, and environmental health) encompass the actions and foundation of professional nursing. The RN possesses clinical knowledge and skills to meet standards as required by specific clinical areas.

Education Level
RN-Associate's Degree OR
RN-Bachelor's Level Degree OR
RN-Diploma (Non-degree) OR
RN-Doctorate Level Degree OR
RN-Master's Level Degree

Experience
None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

License
Required: Registered Nurse

Preferred: Basic Life Support

Skills
None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
Highly desire candidates to have 1 or 2 years experience in cardiac, procedural, or electrophysiology

New Hire Education Requirement: All new RN's who do not have their BSN will be required to sign a BSN Agreement committing to enrollment in an accredited RN to BSN program within 24 months of hire and successfully obtaining their BSN within 5 years of hire. BSN or MSN preferred. Meets and maintains any requirements defined by specific specialty; Critical Care/IMCU ACLS within 1 year of hire; All Direct Care RN's required to have BLS within 90 days of hire.

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