Covenant Health

Job Title
Coordinator Cardiovascular Invasive Services
ID
3153971
Facility
Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge
Department Name
HEART CATH LAB

Overview

Methodist

Coordinator - Cardiovascular Invasive Services

Full-time, 80 hours per pay period, Days

30 minute response time required when on-call

 

Position Summary:

Under direction of the department manager, is responsible for daily clinical operations of cath lab. This incumbent is expected to exercise independent judgment and discretion in performing the duties below.

Responsibilities

  • Performs all duties of a cath lab RN or CV Tech.
  • Responsible for quality patient care in Cath Lab.
  • Participates in equipment planning, staffing and uniformity of cath lab.
  • Serves as a public relations liaison in dealing with scope of cardiology services availability.
  • With manager, acts as a liaison to cardiologists to effectively coordinate procedures, scheduling and staffing between Cardiologists and the Cath Lab.
  • Maintains and enhances expertise in Cardiology testing methods and procedures.
  • Promotes cultural change to develop and support the team approach to deliver patient care in the cath lab.
  • Facilitates development of success measures, to include facilitator and team member implementation of long and short-term goals for department teams.
  • Develops, reviews and updates department specific policies and procedures.
  • Monitors and maintains department compliance to meet all regulatory agency requirements.
  • In collaboration with the department manager, provides personnel management to include staff placement, discipline, interviews and orientation.
  • Assess individual/team performance appraisal and career ladder.
  • Assure daily operations are performed to include: staffing, interdisciplinary meetings, department statistics, payroll, charges, and inventory.
  • Acts as a liaison to patients and other customers to provide timely and accurate communication and problem resolution.
  • Acts as a primary contact of vendors for product evaluation and recommendation.
  • Coordinates daily staffing ratios based on workload and staff.
  • Participates in development and implementation of education and in-service programs for staff, students and other departments.
  • Collaborates with others to determine product standardization as needed.
  • Remains mentally alert and maintains concentration with attention to detail for prolonged periods, at times under stress. Maintains adaptability, flexibility, initiative, persistence, and efficiency of time management and action.
  • Does not pose a direct threat to health or safety of self or others. Provides safe, efficient, competent care to population assigned. Meets MMC Environment of Care Standards.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.

 

Minimum Experience:

Minimum of two (2) years of cath lab or special labs experience required. Cath Lab experience required and prior leadership experience preferred.

 

Licensure Requirement:

Must be a registered cardiovascular technologist (RCIS), RN or registered radiology technologist (ARRT). BLS, ACLS

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