CARDIOVASCULAR INVASIVE SPEC FT Days Norfolk General Hospital

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
Jan 26, 2017
Closes
Mar 31, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: The Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist is a health care professional that, through the utilization of specialized equipment and under the direction of a qualified physician, assists in the performance of cardiac and vascular procedures. Resulting in an accurate diagnosis and/or optimal treatment of congenital or acquired heart disease while maintaining maximum patient safety and comfort. The Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist performs/reviews a baseline patient assessment, evaluates patient response to diagnostic or interventional maneuvers and medications during cardiac catheterization laboratory procedures. Provides patient care and drug administration commonly used in the cardiac catheterization laboratory as requested and under the direction of a qualified physician. The Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist acts as a first assistant during diagnostic and therapeutic catheterization.

Education Level
High School Grad or Equivalent OR
Trade School Graduate - CARDIOVASCULAR TECHNOLOGY

Experience
None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

License
Required: Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Basic Life Support

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Skills
Required: Communication, Critical Thinking, Service Orientation

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
One year related experience preferred. Reg Cardiac Invasive Spec within 24 months of hire.

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