RN Registred Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist

Job Type: Full-Time

Description

Work Hours/Shift

Full time/Variable

What You Are Responsible For:

  • Demonstrates through behavior North Metro Medical Center’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.

  • Resolves customer service issues, treating all customers with courtesy. Communicates issues to Supervisor and Team Leader.

  • Proficiently performs each position for the Invasive Cardiovascular procedures on all patient age groups.

  • Provides Diagnostic and Intervention Invasive Cardiovascular procedures to all patients, regardless of sex, age or race. Provides patients with efficient and courteous care.

  • Proficient on the proper use and operation of the specific imaging and monitoring equipment according to the department's policies and procedures.

  • Demonstrates effective communication skills with all staff, patients, families, and cardiology services administration.

  • Demonstrates Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance Excellence, and Teamwork.

  • Annually meets all department competencies.

  • Efficient utilization of department supplies and resources.

  • Reports any equipment malfunctions and discontinues use before the problem leads to a more costly repair.

  • Time management skills resulting in cost reduction. Works to help maintain worked hours vs daily volumes balance.

  • Accountable for quality and PI improvement activities with the goal to improve patient outcomes.

  • Is familiar and complies with appropriate State and Federal standards and directives.

  • Wears TLD badge daily, reviews radiation exposure reports and uses radiation restrictive devices on all examinations. Follows ALARA.

  • Follows patient identification/verification process prior to performing all patient exams/procedures.

  • Follows Infection Control policies. Adherence to regulatory standards and enforces safety regulations.

  • Exhibits desire to learn and upgrade skills. Assists with orientation, training, and education of new personnel.

  • Maintains satisfactory participation and attendance at required meetings and staff development programs.

  • Supervises other health care team members in a clinical setting. Supports new physicians with orientation to the department.

    Qualifications

    What Will You Need?

  • Able to learn and comprehend the cath lab monitoring software.

  • Able to quickly learn and follow departmental policies and procedures.

  • Experience with Windows operating system.

  • Knowledge of the all anatomy including circulatory neuro systems.

  • Responsible to maintain all required registries and licenses to perform all positions for Invasive Cardiology procedures.

  • Able to operate and operate the x-ray equipment. Knowledge of placing service calls.

  • Able to follow Basic Radiation Safety concepts of time, distance, and shielding to keep exposure levels ALARA for patients and staff.

  • Able to learn and comprehend the scrub, record and circulate position and become independent on Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiovascular cases.

  • Able to operate all equipment in various Invasive Cardiology labs.

  • Assists in patient flow through the Invasive Cardiology areas.

  • Assists in training new employees once becoming independent in each position.

  • Performs properly and legibly documents and reports all procedures in accordance with department policies.

  • High school graduate or equivalent.

  • Computer skills

  • RN, RT, RRT, RCIS, RCES

  • BLS, ACLS within 90 days.

  • Associates Degree or higher (preferred)

  • Understanding of hemodynamic monitoring (preferred)

  • EKG training (preferred)

  • Two (2) years’ experience in Cardiac Cath/ EP /NeuroSciences/ Critical Care, or Interventional Radiology (preferred)

 

  • This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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North Metro Medical Center

1400 Braden Street
Jacksonville, AR 72076

Main Phone: 501-985-7000
24 Hour Phone: 501-517-1913

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