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Cardiovascular Specialist - Pediatric Cardiac Cath Lab - CMC Main

Date: Nov 30, 2018

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28203

Company: Carolinas HealthCare System

Job Req ID: 170420

Position Number: 00155498

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: Day

Shift Details: M-F Days

Standard Hours: 40.00

Department Name: LCH CV Invasive Lab

Location: Carolinas Medical Center

Location Details:  CMC Main

Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit carolinashealthcare.org/AtriumHealth

 

 

Job Summary
Provides professional care to pediatric and congenital heart disease patients in the Invasive Cardiac and EP Laboratories in accordance with hospital policies and procedures under the supervision of the Technical Operations and/or Nurse Manager.

Essential Functions

 

 

  • Performs care for the comfort and well being of the patient.
  • Performs and/or assists with treatments, therapies, and procedures (including scrub assistant, monitoring and circulating) under the direction of the physician.
  • Administers medication under the direction of the direct supervision of the physician.
  • Documents a current clinical picture and records designated information in the patient record.
  • Utilizes verbal and non-verbal communication in interactions with patients, families, visitors, physicians, nursing and hospital personnel.
  • Participates in performance improvement activities.
  • Calculates, interprets and analyzes data.
  • Assists in development of policies, procedures and standards of care reflective of current practice/literature.
  • Candidates will be considered from Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist training (RCIS), pediatric nursing (RN), and radiology technology (RT) backgrounds.
  • Pediatric Cath Lab experience is preferred but not required.

Physical Requirements
Intermittent to rapid pace with high pressure situations, requiring periods of prolonged concentration and critical thinking. Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 50 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies. Fluency in reading, writing and speaking English. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, touch, manual dexterity, good eye hand coordination. Standing and walking while wearing 10-20 lbs lead radiation protection aprons. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in patient and/or unit conditions. Potential exposure to radiation, secretions and blood. Confined work area.

Education, Experience and Certifications
Satisfactory completion of high school and an accredited program of Cardiovascular/Cardiopulmonary technology, The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, nursing or related field required. Invasive Cardiovascular Specialist/Electrophysiology Specialist training or experience preferred. Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist Certification, Registered Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Specialist Certification and/or equivalent certification required. Maintains current BLS, ACLS and CCI requirements.

 

The Congenital Heart Center, established in 2010, has been ranked as one of the top-50 pediatric heart centers in the country by U.S. News and World Report for the last seven years, in the top 25 for the last two years.  Our comprehensive services include cardiac imaging, electrophysiology, dedicated cardiovascular intensive care staff, and regional referral programs in heart failure / transplantation, adult congenital heart disease, and fetal echocardiography. Surgical and cardiac catheterization / electrophysiology volume have been growing at a rate of 15% per year over the last 6 years. A new state of the art two lab cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology suite opened in February 2017. The cardiac catheterization program is active in industry sponsored clinical research. Our new 3-D printing lab will open in the fall of 2018.

 

 

At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.

 

As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.

 

Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer


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