Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist Full Time

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
Apr 17, 2018
Closes
May 28, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:
Sentara Leigh Hospital is currently recruiting for a qualified Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist. This is a full time day shift position in their busy Radiology/Special Procedures department.

Sentara Leigh Hospital is a Magnet Status, 250-bed facility featuring all patient-friendly private rooms and specializing in orthopedic, gynecological and urological services. Sentara Leigh offers a contemporary care environment for general medical/surgical and ambulatory services and is home to the orthopedic hospital, which has 48 beds dedicated to specialized orthopedic care. The hospital offers a full-service Emergency Room with a dedicated observation unit, Critical Care, GI, and Oncology services. It also encompasses a Family Maternity Center.

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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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