Registered Nurse (RN) - Cardiovascular Lab

Job ID: 265266
Registered Nurse (RN) - Cardiovascular Lab
Mequon, Wisconsin

Additional Job Information

Title:?Registered Nurse II - Cardiovascular Lab

City, State:? Mequon & Milwaukee, WI?

Location:? CSM Hospital Ozaukee & Milwaukee - must be within 30 minutes of each location to respond to call?

Department:?? Cardiac Cath Labs Anc 001

Additional Job Details:??Full-Time Days,?40 hours Weekly

About Us

In Wisconsin, Ascension operates 24 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ more than 23,500 associates. Across the state, Ascension provided more than $230 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016. Serving Wisconsin for 169 years, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world?s largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care ? including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities ? in 24 states and the District of Columbia. Visit www.ascension.org/wisconsin. We?re looking for talented associates to join us as we continue advancing healthcare across Wisconsin.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Registered Nurse provides direct nursing care for cardiovascular patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.



  • Implements and monitors patient care plans. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate.

  • Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.

  • Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders.

  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.

  • Demonstrates clinical competence in assisting the physician in caring for patients in the Cardiovascular Lab by possessing a thorough understanding of cardiovascular anatomy and physiology, CV/EP procedure protocols and operation of specialized CV equipment. Is flexible in meeting department needs and in caring for patients undergoing diagnostic and interventional Cardiac, Vascular and Electrophysiology procedures.

  • Coordinates the smooth and efficient workflow for patients in the CVL environment (e.g. supplies, equipment, medications and documentation).

  • Acts as a resource to other departments in helping to develop and implement training opportunities for pre/post care of CVL patients as assigned. Supports other program needs such as Chest Pain Center accreditation, CMS compliance initiatives, JCAHO readiness and case analyses of Heart Alert patients.

  • Participates in other duties as assigned including, but not limited to, Cardiovascular Research, Quality initiatives around core measures, ACC, ICD, Pacemaker, STEMI data collection and entry, scheduling, CVL inventory management and mentoring of new CVL associates.



  • Required Credential(s):

    • Advanced Life Support?credentialed from the?American Heart Association (AHA)?obtained within?6 Months (180 days)?of hire date or job transfer date.?

    • BLS Provider?credentialed from the?American Heart Association (AHA)?obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.?

    • Licensed?Registered Nurse?credentialed from the?Wisconsin Board of Nursing?or current home state license for multi-state license recognition "Compact State"?obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.?

  • Preferred Credential(s):

    • Certified?Cardiographic Tech?specializing in?Electrophysiology.?

    • Registered?Cardiographic Tech?specializing in?Invasive Vascular Cardiology.?Heart Rhythm Society - Invasive Certification (HRS) accepted in lieu of Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) and Registered Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES).


  • Diploma?

    • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing required by date of hire

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred

Work Experience:

  • RN with approximately 18 months or more of experience and/or meets all CSM entry level behaviors and competencies of the RN II - Cardiovascular Lab position. Ability to manage complex workload required. Telemetry experience preferred. Critical Care or Cardiovascular Lab experience strongly preferred.

How To Apply

We urge you to apply to any/all positions that you have interest in.? If you fit the qualifications for the role, we will reach out to you.? Please ensure you complete all required fields within the application (indicated with an asterik), as well as additional information that is requested of you.? Information that you offer us will better assist us in understanding your qualifications and fit for the position(s) you've applied for.

Also to note, our online application system may not be compatible with non-Windows based operating systems (iPhones, iPads, or Mac computers).

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against employees or prospective employees on basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, disability, arrest and/or conviction record, military status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by law.

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