The ECT nurse coordinates the pre-, peri- and post-aspects of case for the ECT patient/family following all regulatory, including ASPAN
Guidelines. In conjunction with ECT physician and ECT Coordinator, develops and maintains ECT program and quality patient care.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Documents patient/family teaching and communicates need for follow-up to primary nurse or designee.
2. Assists ECT physician to ensure completion of pre-ECT work-up. Ensures current laboratory, EKG and x-ray data in chart for all patients.
3. In conjunction with the ECT Psychiatrist, participates in the evaluation of patient appropriateness for ECT.
4. Ensures all equipment is available and in working condition. Reports immediately to ECT Coordinator any equipment not meeting standards of
Bachelor of science degree in nursing or in pursuit of required
Related Work Experience
One year Medical/Surgical - Required
Critical Care, PACU or Same Day Surgery experience - Preferred
Registered Nurse State of New Jersey - Required
BLS & ACLS Certification - Required
CAPA or CPAN - Preferred
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