Patients in the Cardiac Cath Lab are cared for by a multidisciplinary team including: Cath Lab Registered Nurses, Registered Radiologic Technologists, Anesthesia providers, Interventional Cardiologists, and Cardiologists. Patients require continuous cardiac monitoring, frequent physician, nursing and ancillary service intervention, and other specialized treatment and/or procedures such as: hemodynamic monitoring, aortic balloon pumps, Impella, pericardiocentesis, transfusion of blood products, insertion of permanent and temporary pacemakers, cardioversion, defibrillation, pain management, sedation and titration of intravenous medications including vasoactive agents, cardiac agents, anticoagulants, and antiplatelet agents.
The department is open Monday through Friday from 0730 to 1800 for routine, urgent, and emergent cases. An on-call team is available 7 days a week after routine hours of operation.
Hiring Bonus and Relocation Package Available
Key Responsibilities & Performance Standards
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*Bonus Disclaimer: current OHSU, Adventist and Hillsboro Medical Center employees are not eligible