JOB DESCRIPTION: Coordinates the development and implementation of department onboarding, orientation, initial and ongoing clinical education, training and skills competency programs for all Cardiac Cath and EP Lab personnel. Provides leadership in order to integrate new knowledge and innovation. Promotes, enhances, and maintains high standards of employee professional growth in providing quality patient care. Creates staff development plans through administering continual needs assessments. Demonstrates advanced clinical knowledge, expert interventional skills, and is a resource for staff. Actively involved in special projects and process improvement initiatives for the department. Functions in a leadership role as a clinical expert. May provide secondary day to day operations leadership as needed. Maintains department specific quality, accreditation and clinical competency programs. Maintains regulatory compliant departmental documentation of staff training and competency. Remains current in evidence-based invasive cardiovascular care. Responsible for creating and maintaining departmental policies and procedures. Serves as a role model.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must have 3-5 years of clinical experience in a Cath Lab or EP Lab. Must have a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing degree with a license in the state of Georgia, be a graduate of an accredited school of Cardiovascular Technology with clinical concentration in Cath Lab or EP Lab with RCIS or RCES, or graduate of a Radiology Tech program with an ARRT. Baccalaureate degree required. BLS, ACLS required. Master's degree preferred.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.