Types and ages of patients, number of rooms
•5 labs; 3 Cath labs, 2 EP labs
•8 bed holding room (Pre/post)
•Adult patients(14 and older)
•Circulate and/or recorder (XPER) primarily for Cardiac Cath procedures, including devices such as permanent and temporary Pacemakers, Cardioversions. There may also be a need to circulate simple EP procedures when needed and assist with transport. May assist with dialysis catheter placement and fistulagrams
2.Equipment utilized in the unit/dept.
What equipment is attached to the clinic, x-ray, lab or do they have to send out for these? What hospitals will have privileges if any
•EPIC for electronic medical record.
•Phillip XPER for Cath lab documentation.
•GE Innova x-ray equipment; RN will not scrub and/or pan
•Alaris infusion pumps
•Pyxis med cabinets, pyxis stock cabinets
•Medtronic temporary pacing generators.
•Med Rad pwer injectors
•Heart Mate Z LVADS
•Volcano IVUS and FFR
Required skills and minimum years of experience.
Skills may include anything from Surgical (Ortho, Neuro, CV, etc.) Family Practice, Cardiology, Geriatrics, etc.
•Minimum: 2-3 years’ experience in Cardiac Cath procedures including Pacemakers, Cardioversions, administering moderate sedation; 2-3 years Cardiac Cath lab in Diagnostic Heart Caths (right and left), invasive PCI
•Preferred: 3-5 years’ experience in Cardiac Cath procedures
Specific licensures and certifications/registrations required.
•BLS, ACLS, NE nursing license
Shift or schedule requirements.
•Regular business hours : M-F 0730-1600
•8-9 late shifts (overtime) to be self-scheduled coordinating with other call team members. Late shifts are for procedures that go past 1600. If procedure extends past 1730, call team will be called in.
•8-10 on call shifts (depending on staffing level due to openings). Of those, F/SA/Su sign up required monthly. Clinical Educator will determine with the employee when employee demonstrates level of competence needed and comfort level. Employee will not take more on call shifts than rest of staff and may not take on “traded shifts”.
•Call team composed of three staff members. Either 1 RN, 2 CVT or 2 RN, 1 CVT.
Number of patients in a day; who do they have as support staff?
•3 person staffing model; Cardiology interventional fellows often in cases
•Moderate sedation administered by circulating nurse
•Department averages 12-20 patients/day
•Pre/post of area with dedicated staff for Cath/EP procedures; however may assist in this area
•Lead, Clinical Educator, Staff Assistant, Inventory/Informatics specialist
•Surgical Scrubs provided
•No artificial nails, overlays
•No dangle ear rings
May assist with pre/post patient care in holding room. Will transport patients with SBAR to bedside nurse.
Omaha , Nebraska , 68105
Pulse Clinical Alliance, LLC
Aug 2nd, 2017