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Cardiology/ Electrophysiology Nurse (RN)- Experienced

Date: Dec 4, 2018

Location: Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Company: CHOP

Job Description

Req ID: 19511

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

The Electrophysiology Nurse is actively involved in the Electrophysiology program and patient activities.  This Registered Nurse establishes and promotes a liaison relationship between the Electrophysiology team members and the patient’s families.  He/she provides device information, patient follow-up plans, and education related to cardiac devices to patients, families, school personnel, and other health care providers, and nursing staff.  Also, he/she is a liaison with cardiac device manufacturers for troubleshooting, programming, and tracking advisories and recalls as needed

Job Responsibilities

  • Monitor, interpret and evaluate cardiac remote monitoring transmissions.  Coordinate and co-manage the cardiac device remote monitoring program.
  • Coordinate follow-up care and services for cardiac device patients to ensure there are no gaps in patient care.  Identify and triage clinical needs, patient care outcomes, and evaluates progress through documentation and communication.
  • Maintain cardiac device databases (Optima/PaceArt) and participate in electrophysiology research projects.
  • Act as liaison between the electrophysiology team, cardiac device manufacturers, and patient families. 
  • Provide education to families after device implantation in preparation for discharge and on-going education.
  • Interrogate and troubleshoot pacemakers and ICDs in the inpatient and outpatient settings.  Maintain competency through certification as a Certified Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS) and its requirements.

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Pennsylvania.

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Nursing Diploma

 

Required Experience: Minimum of two (2) years RN experience in pediatrics, critical care.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Education: BSN

Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations: CCDS (Certified Cardiac Device Specialist) from International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRE)

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Specific technical knowledge related to arrhythmia management
  • Ability to provide basic nursing care to children and families in the electrophysiology program
  • Critical analysis and problem-solving skill
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work collaboratively through consultation with other health care team providers

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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CHOP Careers Contact 

Talent Acquisition

2716 South Street, 6th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19146 

Phone: 866-820-9288 

Email:TalentAcquisition@email.chop.edu

 

 


Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

Job Segment: Cardiac, Medical, Nursing, Electrophysiology, Pediatric, Healthcare