Sutter Health Staff Nurse II - Cardiovascular Special Procedures Full Time Day Shift in Oakland, California


Alta Bates Summit Medical Center is San Francisco East Bay's largest private, not-for-profit medical center with a total of 1,082 licensed beds. Each of our campuses has 24-hour emergency, obstetric and medical/surgical services in both Oakland and Berkeley. At Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, you'll find an environment that reflects the values and mission to support healthy living.

In addition to duties and responsibilities of Staff Nurse II position description, provides high quality care to patients undergoing invasive cardiac catheterization, interventional radiology studies, electrophysiology and cardiac implants. Assists cardiologist and radiologist with diagnostic and therapeutic cardiovascular procedures.

Performs all nursing aspects relating to cardiovascular special procedures, including patient and family education, and complies with all JCAHO and DHS regulations. Provides oversight and direction for the clinical care of the patient through all aspects of the procedure, circulates and assists during cardiovascular procedures under the direct supervision of the operating cardiologist or radiologist. Additional skills not required at time of hire include scrub and recorder duties.


Education, Training and Experience Requirements

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and two years related experience and/or training preferred. BSN preferred. RN should be able to function and circulate in the following cases: left heart cath, right and left heart cath, coronary interventions, Stent placement, IABP, IVUS, rotoblator, radi-wire, EP/A-flutter/A-fib Ablations, Pacemaker/AICD/Bi-V implants and all cases in IR/CT/US. Competencies should include administering medications used in CVSP including sedatives, vasoactive, intra-coronary, intravenous, intramuscular and oral medications including its antidotes.

Certification/Licensure/Registration Requirements

Valid California Registered Nurse license. Valid Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification. Successful completion of program or course in hemodynamic monitoring and EKG recognition. Experience in scrubbing procedures preferred, or demonstrates practical knowledge of sterile techniques.

Other Qualifications

Demonstrates sufficient knowledge of medications to pass cardiovascular special procedure (CVSP) pharmacology questionnaire. Familiar with intra-aortic balloon pump operation, and all supplies and equipment used during standards and specialized procedures.

Primary Location: California, East Bay, Oakland

Organization: Alta Bates Summit Medical Center

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Referral Bonus: Yes

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: Yes

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: Other

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.