RN - Electrophysiology Laboratory - 100%FTE, Day - University Hospital

UW Health - Madison, WI3.6

Full-timeEstimated: $61,000 - $89,000 a year
Skills
Bring your nursing expertise to the #1 hospital in Wisconsin.

The Heart and Vascular Procedure Center (Electrophysiology Lab) is a dynamic, technologically advanced procedural area where nurses practice with the autonomy to provide quality care to a wide variety of patients undergoing complex Electrophysiology procedures.

The Registered Nurse in the Electrophysiology Lab:
Is an integral member of a talented multidisciplinary team working together to deliver quality care to patients of all ages, from neonatal to geriatric, undergoing electrophysiology procedures including permanent pacemaker insertions, implantable cardioverter-defibrillator insertions, laser lead extractions, diagnostic EP studies and complex ablations including atrial fibrillation ablations.
Has a strong critical care background and is ready to expand their skill set to include a specialty in electrophysiology nursing.
Practices in an environment that focuses on patient and family-centered care.
Is highly engaged in acquiring new skills and integrating evidence-based nursing practices into the unit culture.
Participates in shared governance, with a unit based council to help support and drive quality improvement initiatives and lead practice change.
Works in the Electrophysiology Lab, which has seven procedure rooms including two electrophysiology (EP) labs, two coronary labs, one peripheral vascular lab, one multi-procedure lab, and one pediatric hybrid procedure lab in the American Family Children’s Hospital. It also includes a 14-bed pre/post care area.

Education:
Preferred - BSN

Work Experience:
Minimum – Two (2) years of recent nursing experience in a Cardiovascular ICU, Critical Care ICU or Emergency Department and previous moderate sedation experience

OR

One (1) year of recent nursing experience in a Cardiovascular ICU, Critical Care ICU or Emergency Department and at least one (1) year of cardiovascular or med/surg nursing experience and previous moderate sedation experience.

OR

One (1) year of recent Cardiovascular Laboratory and/or Electrophysiology Laboratory nursing experience and previous moderate sedation experience.

Preferred –

Cardiovascular Laboratory and/or Electrophysiology Laboratory nursing experience. Previous Nursing experience with an emphasis on cardiovascular patient care.

Licenses and Certifications:
Minimum – Registration as a professional nurse in the State of Wisconsin. BLS and ACLS certification.

Preferred – CCRN, CVN, PCCN, RCIS

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Knowledge/experience related to hemodynamic monitoring and titration of vasoactive medication infusions.
Knowledge regarding quality improvement and standards of care within the practice area.
Experience in teaching patients and families.
Self-directed, able to organize, triage various workloads. Capable of demonstrating flexibility with demands of external/internal customers placed on operating functions of the department.
Basic computer skills required.
Demonstrated excellent communication skills.
Capable of wearing lead aprons for extended periods of time.

Physical Requirements:
Medium: Ability to lift up to 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

Work Schedule:
Shifts between the hours of 0630-1700, 8- and 10-hour shifts, Monday through Friday. Hours may vary based on operational needs of department.

University Hospital in Madison is a Magnet®-designated facility that’s ranked Wisconsin’s #1 hospital and considered one of the nations leading hospitals, teaching institutions, and referral centers.

American Family Children’s Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin—also a Magnet®-designated facility—provides specialized care in a healing environment designed especially for pediatric patients and their families. American Family Children’s Hospital is a comprehensive pediatric medical and surgical center ranked among the top 50 children’s hospitals in seven medical and surgical specialties , with nationally recognized pediatric specialists in a wide range of fields. It is also home to our Level One Pediatric Trauma Center and Level IV NICU , which cares for the tiniest patients throughout Wisconsin and beyond.

Learn more about this opening

UW Hospital and Clinics benefits

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.