General Summary of Position:
Cardiovascular Pulmonary Lab nurses are responsible for the assessment and care of patients undergoing invasive procedures or receiving moderate sedation in the Cardiovascular Pulmonary Department. Cardiovascular Pulmonary nurses work collaboratively with all members of the interdisciplinary team and offer innovative diagnostic tests and life-saving treatments for a diverse patient population.
About MedStar Georgetown’s Cardiovascular Pulmonary Lab
Join the nation’s largest marrow harvesting program. The Cardiovascular Pulmonary Department at MedStar Georgetown is a procedural department with 3 pre-procedural bays and 4 state-of-the-art procedural rooms. The Cardiovascular Pulmonary Lab nurse will assist expert members of the interdisciplinary team in performing advanced therapeutic procedures such as diagnostic heart caths, electrophysiology studies, device implants—pacemakers and AICDs (single, dual and bi-ventricular), peripheral vascular arteriograms and angioplasty/stenting, cutting-edge bronchoscopy procedures from cryo spray of tumors to fiducial placement for CyberKnife, and bone marrow collection. Cardiovascular Pulmonary Lab nurses will work closely with patients to perform medical intake in preparation for procedures and assist during the procedures by administering IV moderate sedation, monitoring patients’ safety and comfort, intra-op electronic documentation, and specimen collection.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.
MedStar Health is an Equal Opportunity (EO) Employer and assures equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We hire people to work in different locations, and we comply with the federal, state and local laws governing each of those locations.
A qualified individual with a disability will be considered for employment on the same basis as non- disabled applicants if he/she can perform the essential functions of the job sought, with or without a reasonable accommodation, and without imposing a direct threat to the health or safety of others or him/herself.