CARDIOVASCULAR INVASIVE SPECIALIST - FT DAY

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
Feb 03, 2017
Closes
Sep 04, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:
SIGN-ON BONUS AVAILABLE FOR QUALIFIED NEW HIRES!

We are seeking a full-time Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist for our Cardiac Cath Lab at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.


Position Highlights:
  • Employee Satisfaction: Hampton Road's chosen Employer of Choice for over 10 years
  • Stability: 125 plus years of no company layoffs.
  • Innovation: 525-bed Level 1 trauma center and tertiary care facility that is dedicated to improving safety, quality and health every day.
  • Market: Comprised of 12 acute care hospitals with more than 300 sites of care all throughout Virginia and northeastern North Carolina.

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
Associate's Level Degree OR
Bachelor's Level Degree OR
Trade School Graduate

Experience
Required: Related - 1 year

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

License
Required: Basic Life Support, Reg Cardio Invasive Spec

Preferred: Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Skills
Required: Communication, Critical Thinking, Service Orientation

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

Other
A graduate of a diploma, associate, or baccalaureate academic program in health science (includes, but not limited to, cardiovascular technology, ultrasound, radiologic technology, respiratory therapy, or nursing). One year related experience required. ACLS required within 90 days of hire.

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