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Staff Nurse - Adult Cardiac Cath
UI Heart and Vascular Center
Iowa City, Iowa, 52242, US  
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UI Heart and Vascular Center
Staff Nurse
Adult Cardiac Catheterization Lab

Provide direct nursing care to patients undergoing diagnostic and therapeutic adult cardiac catheterization procedures. Ensure open and effective channels of communication with patients, family/caregivers and all health care team members involved in the pre, intra-, and post care of adult cardiac catheterization patients.  Procedures include (but are not limited to): angioplasty, coronary stents, balloon valvoplasty, Swan Ganz/right heart cath, and pericardiocentesis.

  • Full-time position (100%)
  • Work Schedule: 4 – 10hr shifts (Mon – Fri)
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Selection process will include credential verification, TB screening & background check. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to applyand will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Education Requirement

An Associate’s Degree in Nursing, a Diploma in Nursing, a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing, Professional Masters of Nursing and Healthcare Practice (MNHP), MSN/Clinical Nurse Leader or a Master’s Degree in Nursing (MSN, MA) is required.

Experience Requirement

  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills with patients/families, professional health care staff, and interdisciplinary team members as demonstrated through written and verbal communications/interactions.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Ability to effectively manage critical patient population within highly functioning team.
  • Must take On-Call assignment (arrival at UI Hospitals & Clinics within 20 minutes required).

Certification/Licensure Requirement

  • Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) required by start date.
  • Current certification in Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) required start date.
  • Current license to practice nursing in Iowa is required by start date.
  • Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) certification desired.

Desired Qualifications

  • One (1) year Adult Cardiac Catheterization Lab, Telemetry, ER and/or ICU RN experience; or completion of cardiovascular services, ER or ICU internship (within last 12 months) desired.
  • Three (3) years of Adult Cardiac Catheterization Lab experience (within last 12 months) highly desired.
  • If Baccalaureate degree in Nursing is not yet obtained, active enrollment in a BSN program desired.
  • EKG monitor interpretation, recognition of pressure waveforms, knowledge of sterile techniques and comprehensive knowledge of the cardiovascular system desired.
  • Previous EPIC experience desired.
  • Knowledge of University policies and procedures desired.
Categories: Healthcare-Allied Health, Healthcare-Nursing Employment/Position Type: Full Time Job Code: 71479 Required Degree: 2 Year Degree - AA Travel: No Travel