Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Manager

Torrance Memorial Medical Center
Job Category: Registered Nurses
Department: Cath Lab
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Address: 3330 Lomita Boulevard, Torrance, CA, USA

Job Description

Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Manager


The Manager of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory is directly responsible for the Registered Nurses, Special Procedures Technicians, and Cardiovascular Technicians working in the Cardiac Catheterization and Electrophysiology Laboratory. The Manager is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the clinical care and the day to day operations of the department.

Core Competencies
Ensures policy and procedure reflects the delivery of care required.
Ensures that the policy/procedure reflects appropriate nursing scope of practice.
Evaluates and revises policies and procedures affecting nursing care related to procedural care.
Interprets and applies hospital policies, including administrative, personnel, patient care and department policies.
Serves as the subject matter expert for coding and abstracting and assures compliance.
Assesses and assures the RN, CVT, RT and clerical staffing is appropriate
Ensures services and clinical guidelines meet regulatory/accrediting requirements.
Works in multidisciplinary teams to provide optimal integrated care for these patient populations.
Coordinates management of data and results relevant to these programs (trends and equipment) with clinical laboratory, performance improvement and others.
Develops, maintains relationships with Nursing Services and Ancillary Services specifically related to patients with specialties.
Performs performance evaluations for the staff.
Determines the need for and takes disciplinary actions as needed for personnel supervised
Hires, counsels and mentors as needed.
Sets goals for staff and guides the staff to achieve them.
Ensures policies and procedures related to the care of patients in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory or are in place and reflect appropriate scope of practice.
Facilitates resolution of staff conflicts, problems and promotes teamwork.
Understands financial and budgeting issues that impact the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory.
Assesses educational needs of Staff RN’s and technical staff. Works with resources to meet these needs
Schedules or oversees patient scheduling, in the most effective manner for the safe efficient provision of patient care and effective department Patient/procedure flow
Develops and maintains professional relationships with Cardiologists and physicians utilizing cardiac services.
Ensures equipment functions with safe standards of operation according to state and regulatory standards as appropriate.
Oversees supply acquisition, utilization and management, including inventory management.
Communicates the patient and nursing needs in the departments.
Department Specific Competencies
Degree Program
Masters N/A
Additional Information
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Master’s Degree in Nursing or a Master’s in Business Administration.
Number of Years’ Experience Type of Experience
3 Clinical
Additional Information
Three years of recent clinical experience, which includes one year in the area of specialization.
License / Certification Requirements

ACLS Certification from the American Heart Association

Registered Nurse License

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