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Job Title: Dir Invasive Cardiology

Company: Good Samaritan Hospital

City/State: Suffern, NY

Category: Nursing/Nursing Management

Department: Nurse Admin

Position: Full Time

Shift: Day

Req #: 12733

Job Details:

Job Summary:

The Director Invasive Cardiovascular Services (RN) is responsible for the direction and management of the Structural Heart Program (including TAVRs, MV Clips and Watchman programs), the Catheterization Laboratories, the Electrophysiology Laboratory, and the Prep/Post care unit. This position coordinates with the numerous departments and services to ensure optimal delivery of care in areas that impact the cardiovascular delivery system.

Responsibilities:

Manages, directs, and coordinates the operation of Invasive Cardiovascular Services, which includes the hospital and interfaces with physicians, staff and leaders across the continuum. Investigates and studies trends and developments in Invasive Cardiovascular Services practices and techniques and develops new procedures to reflect applicable advances in the field. Identifies the need for change, process improvements, and operational excellence related to cost, quality, and service. Develops policies and procedures as appropriate. Works with marketing to develop strategies to improve volumes and increase business across areas of responsibility. Assists in development of promotional events, community education and community outreach, screenings, etc. Serves as an administrative resource for specific projects and demographic data necessary to prepare regulatory reporting, special projects, etc. Provides guidance and assistance to staff for clinical and technical advancements, as appropriate. Ensures that performance standards and competencies are clearly delineated, appropriately evaluated, and staff is accountable. Collaborative with Professional Development on competencies and educations and instructs cardiovascular services employees in new techniques. Continually works to increase the skills of all cardiovascular services employees. Maintains a current knowledge of the changing market place and integrates that knowledge into the business planning and strategic direction setting for the department and the organization. Participates in programs that explain and promote cardiac services careers throughout the community. Ensures that all departments under their direction are in compliance with all regulations, certifications and licensure requirements. Works with Quality department, medical staff office, physicians and other leaders to improve clinical and financial dashboard metrics. Provides input to physicians, administrators and cardiovascular services staff of national strategic direction of coronary intervention, peripheral programs, and EP programs. Collaboratively works with service line leaders, administration, and peers throughout the Bon Secours Charity Health System to endorse and advance strategic plans. Responsible for managing personnel, preparing and monitoring operating and capital budgets, quality improvement, developing goals and objectives, as well as developing and implementing department wide policies and procedures. Serves as a professional role model, mentor, clinical resource/educator for staff and all other members of the health care team. Develops goals and objectives in collaboration with the intra-professional teams, Physicians, Administration, Heart & Vascular Institute to improve patient outcomes, further physician and staff satisfaction, foster operational excellence, establish strategic direction, achieve financial performance and capital planning, and further the status of being the preferred provider of cardiovascular services. Represents the Vascular Institute with internal and external customers. Participates in professional development activities and is active on system and hospital-wide committees. Participates in Cardiology Section and Steering Committees. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications / Requirements:

Experience:

Five to seven years of progressively more responsible experience preferably within Cardiovascular Services, including managerial level positions.

Education:

A Bachelor’s degree in a healthcare related field; Master’s degree in Health Administration (MHA), Business Administration (MBA) or Nursing MSN required.

Licenses / Certifications:

Registered Nurse in New York State, obtain certification through American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or other appropriate organization within one year of employment start.

Other:

Knowledge of operation and services related to cardiovascular services including finance, budget and planning. The individual performing this job may reasonably anticipate coming into contact with human blood and other potentially infectious materials.