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Registered Nurse, Cardiac Cath Lab

Job Description

Clinch Valley Medical Center

The Registered Nurse in the Cardiac Cath Lab is responsible for the delivery of excellent care to patients undergoing procedures, including PCI's, permanent pacemakers, ICD's and peripheral interventions in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. Candidate must be able to work in an evolving, highly technical field, while employing critical thinking nursing skills. Candidate must possess the ability to evaluate and assess a patient's conditions and provide appropriate care based on their age specific need requirements, serving the adult to geriatric age patient populations.

  1. Responsible for the assessment and direct care of a variety of complex cardiac patients
  2. Recognizes and responds to emergency situations and life threatening situations appropriately
  3. Documents hemodynamic data during procedures
  4. Operates Point of care testing equipment
  5. Administers medications and treatments per physician direction and protocols
  6. Able to operate a variety of diagnostic equipment including IABP, IVUS, FFR
  7. Able to work in a stressful environment with acutely ill patients
  8. Able to communicate effectively to others in written and verbal forms
  9. Able to respond to Stemi call alerts within 30 minutes
  10. Participates as a team member and is accountable for their own work
  11. Participates in Quality Improvement Activities

Job Requirements

Education: Associate Degree in nursing from an accredited college/university.

License/Certification: Must be currently licensed as a registered nurse in the State of Virginia. BLS and ACLS certification is required.

Experience: Minimum of 1 year experience in critical nursing - Cardiac Cath Lab, Electrophysiology Lab, ICU, or Emergency Room experience strongly preferred.

Physical Requirements: Must be able to stand for prolonged periods with frequent bending/stooping while wearing lead aprons. Ability to lift/pull>100 lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, radiation, blood, body fluids and infectious diseases.


LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Job Snapshot

Location US-VA-Richlands
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Clinch Valley Medical Center

Having served this region since 1938, Clinch Valley Medical Center (CVMC) is a 200-bed facility and the largest acute-care hospital in far southwest Virginia. The hospital’s medical staff represents 33 medical specialties. Clinch Valley Medical Center is a leader in offering the latest medical technology, including PET/CT fusion scanning. CVMC was among the first healthcare facilities in the world to offer image-guided radiation therapy (IG-IMRT) as part of its Cancer Treatment Center. The hospital was the first in the region to use bar-code technology to enhance patient safety, and it is repeatedly ranked as one of the nation’s top hospitals for treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). In addition to PET/CT scanning, which fuses two technologies for remarkable clarity, CVMC’s advanced diagnostics include MRI, CT, Nuclear Medicine, a two-bed Sleep Studies lab and an accredited 24-hour Laboratory. Learn More

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Clinch Valley Medical Center
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Full-Time
Employment Type:
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N/A
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Health Care
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Job Description

Clinch Valley Medical Center

The Registered Nurse in the Cardiac Cath Lab is responsible for the delivery of excellent care to patients undergoing procedures, including PCI's, permanent pacemakers, ICD's and peripheral interventions in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. Candidate must be able to work in an evolving, highly technical field, while employing critical thinking nursing skills. Candidate must possess the ability to evaluate and assess a patient's conditions and provide appropriate care based on their age specific need requirements, serving the adult to geriatric age patient populations.

  1. Responsible for the assessment and direct care of a variety of complex cardiac patients
  2. Recognizes and responds to emergency situations and life threatening situations appropriately
  3. Documents hemodynamic data during procedures
  4. Operates Point of care testing equipment
  5. Administers medications and treatments per physician direction and protocols
  6. Able to operate a variety of diagnostic equipment including IABP, IVUS, FFR
  7. Able to work in a stressful environment with acutely ill patients
  8. Able to communicate effectively to others in written and verbal forms
  9. Able to respond to Stemi call alerts within 30 minutes
  10. Participates as a team member and is accountable for their own work
  11. Participates in Quality Improvement Activities

Job Requirements

Education: Associate Degree in nursing from an accredited college/university.

License/Certification: Must be currently licensed as a registered nurse in the State of Virginia. BLS and ACLS certification is required.

Experience: Minimum of 1 year experience in critical nursing - Cardiac Cath Lab, Electrophysiology Lab, ICU, or Emergency Room experience strongly preferred.

Physical Requirements: Must be able to stand for prolonged periods with frequent bending/stooping while wearing lead aprons. Ability to lift/pull>100 lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, radiation, blood, body fluids and infectious diseases.


LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
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