This position involves providing direct patient care in an outpatient setting. Care is provided to both out patients and regional inpatients of varying complexity of illness requiring trans catheter cardiac procedures (cardiac catheterization lab and electrophysiology lab), cardiac device implantation, or trans esophageal echocardiograms. Care includes patient preparation, recovery, and discharge (and in some cases assisting with the procedure itself); and all associated nursing assessments, interventions, and patient/family education
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In accordance with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) standards of practice and the Mission and Values of Fraser Health, and working collaboratively and in partnership with the interprofessional care team in the provision of person-centered care, the Registered Nurse provides direct patient care by assessing, planning, providing and evaluating nursing care to patients in an acute medical unit.
Education and Experience
Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
Completion of Cardiology component of Post Basic Critical Care course, or post basic High Acuity Course, approved Arrhythmia interpretation course plus one (1) year's recent experience in cardiac monitoring or telemetry unit, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Current Basic Rescuer Certificate.
Skills and Abilities