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Job Title:
RN-TPT(.5) Cardiac Cath Lab

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description


                                                                                  Ref# 19ONA388

                                                                 1 ‑ Temporary Part Time (.5) ‑ RN

                                                               Cardiac Cathlab & Recovery Room




It is a condition of this posting that your home unit can accommodate your temporary absence in the event

you are successful.




The Cardiac Cathlab provides acute cardiac care and diagnostic services for Northwestern Ontario residents.

Services include: ‑ Diagnostic catheterizations ‑ Coronary Angioplasty (PCI) ‑ Intra‑aortic Balloon Pump insertions ‑

Permanent Pacemaker Implantations ‑ Elective cardioversions


Applicants must possess the following skills, experience and qualifications:

*  2 years recent experience (or scrub/circulate for 500 cases during this period) in a cardiac catheterization

laboratory with significant PCI (angioplasty) experience

*  critical assessment skills

*  perform advanced Hemodynamic Monitoring calculations during procedures

*  care and education of the cardiac patient pre‑procedure(s)

*  post‑procedure rhythm monitoring, education and nursing care



*  Comfort working in a diagnostic radiation area and the physical ability to work in appropriate safety apparel

   (lead aprons, collars, and glasses, etc)

*  Advanced knowledge of cardiac anatomy and physiology

*  Current BCLS certification

*  IABP nursing certification

*  Demonstrable knowledge of pacemaker theory and indications

*  Recent certification in Defibrillation and Drug Therapy (Cardiac Arrest Response)

*  I.V. Therapy Certification

*  Training in advanced cardiac monitoring and rhythm interpretation (Lead II)

*  Experience with hemodynamic monitoring techniques

*  Excellent communications skills

*  Positive attitude toward a multidisciplinary care approach

*  Advance Cardiac Fellowships

*  Ability to participate in on‑call duties (24/7) with a response time of less than 20 minutes



Salary Range:  $33.230 to 47.570



The Health Sciences Centre strives to ensure the safety and security of the patients, visitors, employees and assets

financial and otherwise.  As one tool in the recruitment screening process, all offers of employment to external

candidates shall be conditional upon a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) to ensure the absence of relevant

criminal convictions.



The Health Sciences Centre (HSC) is committed to delivering healthcare in a manner that is consistent with Patient

and Family Centred Care.  Applicants are required to have a demonstrated knowledge, understanding and

commitment to this care philosophy.


Candidates will have demonstrated adherence to the Hospital's Code of Conduct.  Regular attendance at work is

imperative, therefore, all applicants will have to demonstrate a good attendance record to be considered for this



We are an equal opportunity employer.  Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout

the selection process.  Additionally we are identified as an English/French speaking health sciences centre and

encourage bilingual candidates to apply.




If there are no qualified applicants for the above position, the Hospital may, at their discretion, train unqualified



Interested applicants must submit a resume outlining relative previous experience and training no later than

11:59p.m. on Tuesday, 12 November, 2019.


Internal applicants may apply via the job posting page on the iNtranet.  External applicants must apply through our




Posted:  November 5, 2019