The Cardiac Cath/EP Coordinator’s primary duty is to manage the care and treatment of patients undergoing cardiac catheterization diagnostic, interventional, and cardiac arrhythmias in both the outpatient and inpatient setting. The nursing care is based on the nursing process and augments the medical plan of treatment. The Cardiac RN acts as a liaison between the patient, family, physicians, catheterization staff and Heart Center program. This position is responsible for the identification of cardiac dysrhythmias, assisting with the management and treatment of patients with cardiac arrhythmias, pacemakers, and/or defibrillators as well as schedule procedures, provide admission and discharge instructions, and counsel patients and families throughout the process.
- Current license to practice professional nursing in the state of Texas
- ADN required, Bachelor's Degree preferred. ADN’s must be enrolled in a BSN program within one year of accepting position and obtain a BSN within 3 years
- Minimum of 2 years of relevant specialty experience required (knowledge of congenital heart disease and Cardiac Electrophysiology)
- CPR - BLS is required
- CPR - PALS (must obtain within one year of employment)
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For nearly 100 years we’ve worked to improve the health of children from across our primary service area of Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties. We combine the art of caring with leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child. This has earned Cook Children's a strong, far-reaching reputation with patients traveling from around the country and the globe to receive life-saving pediatric care.