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Lead Electrophysiology RN, Cardiac Cath Lab, St Joseph Hospital, Elgin

Date: Sep 9, 2019

Requisition ID: 65332

Ministry:  Presence St Joseph Hosp Elgin

Location: Presence St Joseph Elgin

Location Address:
77 North Airlite Street, Elgin, IL  60123-4912 United States (US)



Department: 20123100 Cardiac Cath Lab PSJH 

Daily Hours: 10
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Day



The Lead Electrophysiology (EP) Registered Nurse (RN) leads and coordinates the daily work activities of the EP Clinics and the EP Laboratory in all scopes of services by assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care.  Ensures continuity of care with other departments, physicians and provides training to all Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory (CCL), Interventional Radiology (IR), and EP staff.



  1. Leads and coordinates the work activities of the Electrophysiology (EP) Laboratory and staff.  Trains all Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory (CCL), Interventional Radiology (IR), and EP staff, Registered Nurses (RNs) and Radiology Technologists on EP Laboratory and procedures.
  2. Provides direction to and serve as a resource to all Electrophysiology staff and serve as an educational resource to other staff members in areas of patient care and administration. Provides consultation in area of clinical expertise.
  3. Orients and trains staff to insure quality standards and to ensure staff performance is in compliance with departmental policies and procedures.
  4. Plans, develops, and conducts in-services and training programs with departmental staff. Assists in the evaluation of clinical competence by providing feedback related to staff competencies to department Director.
  5. Prepares and adjusts staff schedules in conjunction with the Catheterization Lab Charge Nurse. Sets up orientation for each employee related to specific cases in the lab.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience  

Graduate of an accredited Nursing Program. One year of EP experience required plus two years of experience in Catheterization Lab, Interventional Radiology (IR), or Critical Care.


Computer Skills          

Proficient in Microsoft Office software.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Current Illinois Registered Nurse License required. CPR and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification required.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) preferred.


This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions.  Other duties may be assigned.


Business Unit: Presence St Joseph Hosp Elgin

Job FunctionNursing 


EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

Job Segment: Nursing, Cardiac, Clinic, Electrophysiology, Radiology, Healthcare