The Supervisor of Invasive Cardiology ensures delivery of quality care to adult and geriatric patients. Ensures competency of staff. Prepares staff evaluations. Ensures quality control an participation in continuous quality improvement (CQI). Supervises new employee orientation and continuous education for Invasive Cardiology staff. Develops department policies and recommends number of and job classifications of staff. Participates in the development of monitors and operates within the departmental budget. Recommends space and equipment and orders and maintains adequate supply inventory. The Supervisor maintains clinical competence of Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist or Cath Lab RN and performs all required invasive cardiology procedures at a technical level not requiring direct supervision.
The Supervisor can expect to do the following:
Ensure quality care and testing of patients by following established guidelines of performance.
Collect and prepare catheterization data for procedures
Recommend for hire, development, and evaluation of Invasive Cardiology personnel.
Provide adequate coverage, including on-call coverage, with competent qualified staff.
Establish and implement ongoing Improving Organizational Performance program to meet hospital and Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) standards.
Maintain effective communication system, including staff and management meetings as well as required reporting.
Responsible and accountable for the financial management of the department.
Prepare sterile fields for catheterization lab procedures.
Load film and X-ray machines and develop films.
Circulate in procedures room and collect data on appropriate forms.
Monitor patient's ECG and vital signs while in catheterization lab, checking for abnormalities.
Administer medication as directed by physician.
Provide emergency procedures (CPR trained) as needed.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate personal professional responsibility, the ability to plan, organize and manage departmental activities. The candidate will have a passion for excellence and the ability to elevate the competencies of the various patient care providers. analytical decision-making skills necessary to assess and resolve complex logistical, technical and patient care issues, excellent conflict resolution and time management skills. The ideal candidate will have
Advanced knowledge of cardiovascular invasive procedures
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation's exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it's accepting a calling!
Education: Associate's or Equivalent
Experience: Associates degree with 2 years of cardiovascular lab experience, or
Military formal training equivalent to a 2 year program with 2 years of cardiovascular lab experience, or
6 years of related cardiovascular lab experience
Licenses/Certifications (Must meet one of the following):
Registered Nurse (RN), or
Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS), or
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and Medical Radiologic Technologist (MRT), or
Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES), or
Certified Electrophysiology Specialist (CEPS), or
Certified Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS)
Internal Number: 18013597
About Baylor Scott & White Health
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!