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UW Web Announcement Job Summary: No weekends, no call, no Holidays. The Interventional Cardiac Recovery Unit (ICRU) nurse provides pre and post-procedure patient care within the setting of interventional cardiology procedures; specifically Cardiac Cath Lab and Electrophysiology Lab procedures. Provides direct and indirect care to patients of varying acuity levels, ranging from stable patients discharging home same-day, to critically ill patients recovering and awaiting an ICU bed. Expectations include staff participation towards training to care for pulmonary artery catheters, intra-aortic balloon pumps, portable ventilators, Phase I anesthesia recovery, pericardial drains and all types of arterial and venous access sites. Communicates with physicians about changes in patient's clinical condition including hemodynamic monitoring and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in the patient's condition. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision. Participates in performance improvement and CQI activities.
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