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Beth Israel Lahey Health Registered Nurse - Non-invasive Cardiology - Per Diem - Day Shift in Cambridge, Massachusetts

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Type:

Per Diem

Scheduled Hours:


Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Registered Nurse - Non-invasive Cardiology - Per Diem

Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities

Provides competent compassionate nursing care based on scientific principles and the use of the nursing process

Provides direct nursing care for patients undergoing non-invasive cardiac testing in the Department.

Acquires/maintains competency in all areas of stress testing performed at Mount Auburn Hospital: exercise treadmill test, dobutamine stress test, exercise stress echo, dobutamine stress echo, and stress with nuclear imaging.

Acquires/maintains competency with application and processing of cardiac event monitors

Evaluates patient prior to test; monitors vital signs, assesses patient, and documents accordingly during test; recognizes changes in patient status and reports to physician; initiates nursing interventions according under the direction of the attending physician.

Acquires/maintains competency in radiation safety principles

Acquires/maintains competency in Stress Lab equipment, intravenous (IV) infusion pumps, bedside cardiac monitors, oxygen administration/airway equipment as needed for patient care

Collaborates with cardiologists regarding individualized patient assessments and plan of care

Ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment

Good interpersonal and communication skills

Acquires/maintains competency in use of the electronic medical record

Collaborates with various departments to ensure continuity of care: Emergency Department, Cath Lab, SICU/MICU, Echo Lab, Nuclear Medicine, and general nursing floors, etc.

Performs all other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Graduate of accredited school of nursing required

Currently licensed Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts required

Current BLS required

Current ACLS required

Ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment required

Strong cardiology background required

Applicant must be available for flexible dayshifts per department needs.

Hours of operation: Stress Lab is open from 0630 to 1700 on weekdays (Monday-Friday) and 0700 to 1200 on weekends (Saturday/Sunday).

Weekend requirement: Every 4th weekend required for all full-time/part-time staff or per departmental needs.

Holidays per rotation and departmental needs

Previous Stress Lab experience preferred

Current/previous Cath Lab or EP Lab experience preferred

FLSA Status:


As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

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