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    Summary

    A cardiac cath lab nurse's primary role is assisting with catheterizations. They monitor and examine patients prior to procedures, as well as during and after. They also administer medications and assist the medical team in whatever they may need during the procedure.

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    Responsibilities

    Duties may include the following:
    Administer patient medications
    Update patient charting and document on the procedure
    Assist in interventional procedures
    Monitor for signs and symptoms of infections or side effects of the procedure
    Monitor and document patient vital signs
    Monitor patient sedation levels during and after the procedure
    Be prepared for emergency situations
    Examination of the patient pre and post-catheterization
    Circulate and scrub during cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology procedures
    Assist in diagnostic procedures
    Ensure consent paperwork is accurately completed
    Discharge teaching with patients and families including procedural, medications, activities, and dietary
    Prepare patients for procedures
    Critical care experience:
    ACLS
    Moderate sedation
    Critical medication calculations and administration
    Critical thinking


    Work Schedule: Full-Time, 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0610 Nurse

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