Invasive Cardiology Supervisor – Edmond
Collaborates with leaders, administration and medical directors to improve service delivery and promote growth for Invasive Cardiology. Ensures compliance with hospital, regulatory, accrediting and professional guidelines and standards for Invasive Cardiology. Organizes, develops and supervises technical staff including Paramedics and Radiology Technicians in the Invasive Cardiology Department.
Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position. Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the position.
- Performs as Leader in accordance with hospital policy.
- Supervises and assumes responsibility for ensuring the delivery of safe, efficient and high quality patient care and support/education in the assigned invasive cardiovascular service areas.
- Provides patient care, operates equipment and participates in routine and complex procedures involving invasive cardiac catheterization, angiography, temporary pacing, device implantation, biopsies, electrophysiology and other interventional cardiac/vascular procedures.
- Notes and carries out physician orders.
- Reports symptoms and significant changes in patient’s condition to appropriate personnel.
- Utilizes appropriate patient/family teaching methods and ensures education needs are met for both pre and post procedures.
- Assists in the evaluation of patient responses to care and makes appropriate adjustments as necessary.
- Utilizes available information to evaluate patient progress toward attainment of targeted outcomes.
- Assists and instructs staff in needed aspects of the work.
- Collaborates with co-supervisor, administration and medical directors to improve service delivery and promote growth.
- Ensures compliance with hospital, regulatory, accrediting and professional guidelines and standards.
- Additional functions include: tracks, monitors and reports trends in quality outcomes, satisfaction, productivity and operations; assists with employee evaluations and employee rounding; supply and vendor management.
- Performs other duties as assigned
Education: Graduate of an accredited Paramedic Program or Radiologic Program
Experience: 1.5 years of experience in Invasive laboratory or radiographic special procedures. OR an equivalent combination of education and experience
License(s)/Certification(s)/Registration(s) Required: Registered as a Radiographer with the American Registry of Radiological Technology (ARRT) OR Current valid Oklahoma license issued by the Oklahoma State Department of Health as a Paramedic. Current Basic Life Support issued by the American Heart Association required upon hire. ACLS (American Heart Association) required within 3 months of hire.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Advanced ECG interpretation skills required. Lead experience preferred. Previous leadership experience preferred.
Knowledge of radiological equipment used in performing invasive cardiac procedures. Knowledge of medical terminology relating to cardiac procedures and radiography. Knowledge of invasive cardiac procedures, photographic principles and of anatomy and physics. Skill in performing invasive cardiac procedures. Skill in observing, evaluating and caring for critically ill patients. Skill in effective verbal communications and in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with others. Must possess extensive knowledge of anatomy for coronary, peripheral vascular and electro physiology studies as well as anatomy pertinent to device placement. Able to perform scrub or monitor role. Able to assist and instruct less experienced staff in monitoring or scrub. Ability to effectively supervise staff which includes effective team building skills. Good computer skills and interpersonal skills.