Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist

7 days left

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
Aug 03, 2018
Closes
Sep 28, 2018
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
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.

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is currently recruiting for an experienced Cardiovascular invasive Specialist. This is a full time rotating shift position.
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is the region's first Magnet Hospital. It is a 525-bed medical center, and home to the area's only Level I Trauma Center, Burn Trauma Unit and Nationally Ranked Heart Program. In addition to a first rate heart program, the hospital is home to Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance and several dedicated facilities and specialized services. Sentara Norfolk General also serves as the primary teaching hospital for undergraduate and graduate education for the adjacent Eastern Virginia Medical School

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