The Cardiac Catherization/Electrophysiology RN provides direct patient care to patients undergoing diagnostic, interventional coronary, peripheral, renal and electrophysiology studies. The RN communicates with the physician on an ongoing basis regarding patients' condition and medication for the procedure. The RN follows standards of the AORN regarding procedures in the Cath Lab Suites and AHA when treating lethal arrythmias. The registered nurse provides care and counseling of persons or in the promotion and maintenance of health and prevention of illness and injury based upon the nursing process which includes systematic data gathering, assessment, appropriate nursing judgment, and evaluation of human responses to actual or potential health problems through such services as case finding, health teaching, health counseling; provision of care supportive to or restorative of life and well-being; and executing medical regimens including administering medications and treatments prescribed by a licensed or otherwise legally authorized provider (Illinois Board of Nursing). The nurse's primary commitment is to the patient, whether an individual, family, group, or community (ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses). Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00AM-4:30PM Telework: Not Available Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.