Cardiac Cath Lab Manager
JOB TITLE: CARDICA CATH LAB MANAGER
We believe our people are our strength and we take our employees’ health seriously. From medical coverage and life insurance to retirement plans, paid time off and much more, Steward Health Care provides you with a variety of benefits to address your unique needs.
Health & Wellness
- Medical and Dental Insurance
- Short Term and Long Term Disability
- Life Insurance
- Flexible Spending Accounts
Retirement & Savings
- Tuition Reimbursements
- Loan Repayment
Work & Life Balance
- Paid Time Off (PTO)
- Low Cost parking
- Up to 20% employee discount-Gift shop, onsite Café and Cafeteria
Has 24-hour accountability for the quality and efficiency of the department’s nursing care. Responsible for maintaining staffing within the productivity standard and when variances occur he/she investigates contributing factors. Is responsible for the performance improvement planning and monitoring for the department.
Under the direction of the Cardiovascular Service Line Director, the Cath lab Manager ensures the delivery of quality patient care within the assigned service area; serves as a leader, clinical resource and assists with problem solving and communication. The Manager is responsible for daily management of the cath lab and noninvasive cardiology departments (Stress lab, Echo, EKG) and other future cardiology areas as CVSL expands. The Cardiology Manager is responsible for the overall quality, financial, customer service and daily operations of the departments. The Cath lab Manager circulates and/or scrubs to relieve for lunches as needed as determined by caseload and staffing demands.
SCOPE OF CARE:
Cardiology Services provides non-invasive diagnostic testing and invasive diagnostic and interventional procedures to diagnose and treat patient’s with known or suspected coronary artery disease, unstable angina, valvular disease, dysrhythmia, congestive heart failure, ST/nonST elevation MI, and peripheral vascular disease.
HOURS OF OPERATIONS:
The Cardiology Department hours are from 7:00am-5:00pm. Invasive Cardiology is available 24/7 with on-call coverage.
St. Joseph Medical Center is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment – with confidence and without fear.
Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience:
- Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible.
- Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families.
- Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients.
- A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital.
- A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety.
You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Consistently supports and communicates the Mission, Vision, and Values of St. Joseph Medical Center.
Upholds the Standards of Conduct and Corporate Compliance.
Adheres to all Steward Healthcare policies on Health Insurance
Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), designed to prevent or detect unauthorized disclosure of Protected Health Information (PHI)
Participates as a productive member of the Nursing Services
Serves as a change agent, assisting staff in understanding the importance, necessity, impact, and process of change.
Collaborates with inter and intra-professional colleagues to ensure quality outcomes.
Maintains visibility and open communication within the facility.
Assesses, addresses, records and tracks staff competence.
Fosters a proactive vs. reactive approach to problem identification and resolution.
Actively participates on committees and task forces to meet goals.
Promotes staff retention.
Provides staff performance feedback to director
Ensures personnel management is consistent with state and federal
laws and facility policy and procedure.
Utilizes progressive disciplinary action process to address staff performance and behavior issues in a timely manner.
Completes annual education requirements.
Promotes of a culture of patient safety which results in the identification and reduction of unsafe practices.
Identifies risks and hazards to patients through various risk assessments, with actions taken to mitigate patient harm.
Advocates for patient rights while supporting regulatory standards.
Champions the reduction of hospital acquired conditions through improved compliance with patient safety bundles and/or other formal performance improvement programs.
Makes appropriate and timely decisions, considering patient safety and facility needs.
Monitors and trends Performance Improvement activities and makes suggestions for improvements as needed. Appropriately involves the nursing staff in this process. Listen to and honor patient and family perspectives and choices.
Acknowledge the patient’s and family’s knowledge, values, beliefs, and cultural backgrounds to ensure they are incorporated into the planning and delivery of care.
Communicate and share complete and unbiased information with the patients and families in ways that are affirming and useful.
Ensure that patients and families receive timely, complete, and accurate information to effectively participate in care and decision making.
Encourage and support patients and families in participating in care and decision making at the level they choose.
Collaborate with patients, families, healthcare practitioners, and healthcare leaders in policy and program development, implementation and evaluation in facility design, in professional education, as well as delivery of care.
Provides essential leadership for advancing the practice of the patient- and family-centered care.
Ensures that the development and dissemination of materials, policy, and training increase the understanding and skills necessary to build effective partnerships.
Actively solicits the ideas and perspectives of patients, families, clinicians, and staff encouraging everyone to share their safety stories.
Consistently circulates and talks with staff, clinicians, patients, and families. Offers empathy to a patient and/or impacted by an adverse event. Encourage the concept that “just culture” should prevail.
Understands that a solution may create a “new way of doing things” that is not how it has always been done, but is the right thing to do.
Takes ownership of a patient safety related issue and openly acknowledges an ongoing problem requiring attention.
Other duties as assigned.
Maintains competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, trends, and developments. Enhances the patient experience by fostering a positive relationship with customers. Contributes to improving HCAHPS results.
Promotes stewardship of hospital resources while ensuring quality patient care.
Maintains staffing within productivity standards and investigates variances and reports findings in a timely fashion. Adjusts staffing for acuity and unusual situations.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Licensed as a Registered Nurse accepted by Texas State Board of Nursing to engage in professional nursing
Current License issued by Texas Department of Health, AART or Certified in RCIS is an added plus.
A minimum of 3-5 years in cath lab management experience.
Technical, clerical, critical thinking and interpersonal skills relevant to patient care/area.
Certification required as defined by the certification policy.
Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
Baccalaureate degree or progression to this degree.
National Certification as recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center within three years of appointment
Previous leadership experience.
Bi or Multilingual.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER MINORITIES / WOMEN / VETERANS / DISABLED