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Cedars-Sinai Registered Nurse - Cardiac Device Specialist - 8 Hour Days in United States

Job Description

Are you ready to bring your expert clinical skills to a world-class facility recognized as top ten in the country for cardiology? Do you have a passion for the highest quality and patient happiness? Then please respond to this dynamic opportunity available with one of the best places to work in Southern California! We would be happy to hear from you.

The Smidt Heart Institute is home to a distinguished team of experts who are setting the bar for cardiovascular care in the United States.

The Institute unites 16 centers and programs to diagnose and treat the full spectrum of heart and vascular conditions for all patients, from infants to those with advanced disease. Compassionate care is integrated with an agile research enterprise, giving patients access to pioneering treatments.

Our team of heart rhythm doctors specializes in implanting pacemakers, ICDs and biventricular pacemakers-ICDs, and providing follow-up and optimization of those patients with previously implanted devices. A dedicated pacemaker and defibrillator clinic provides clinical follow-up to patients with pacemakers, ICDs and biventricular pacemakers (CRT devices). Routine and extended interrogations, optimization and reprogramming are performed on-site in our device clinic, directed by our heart rhythm specialists.

As our next Cardiac Device Specialist RN, you will provide technical, clinical, and related contributory services in the area of Electrophysiology relative to Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices (CIED's)

Summary of Essential Duties:

  • Interrogating and programming cardiac devices including pacemakers, ICDs (implantable cardioverter defibrillators) and loop recorders under physician guidance in the ambulatory and/or in-patient environments

  • Provide quality patient care for accurate CIED management, arrhythmia interpretation, and comprehensive data management including remote monitoring encounters

  • Functions in a highly specialized area which requires strong clinical competencies with CIEDs and supports other practitioners in multidisciplinary teams in the hospital

  • Training can be provided and obtaining a specialty certification within 2 years upon hire is required

Qualifications

Qualifications

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program required

  • BSN preferred

License/Certifications:

  • Current, unrestricted California RN license required

  • ACLS from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross required

  • Specialty certification required or willing to obtain within 1 year from start date

  • Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES) preferred

  • Certified Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS) from International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRE) preferred

Experience:

  • A minimum of 3 years of acute care nursing experience required

  • Cardiac/Cardiology experience required

  • Demonstrates adequate knowledge of the cardiovascular anatomy, physiology and cardiac rhythm management

Req ID : 2480

Working Title : Registered Nurse - Cardiac Device Specialist - 8 Hour Days

Department : AHSP Device Clinic

Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Job Category : Nursing

Job Specialty : Nursing

Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT

Primary Shift : Day

Shift Duration : 8 hour

Base Pay : $56.14 - $89.82

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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