Inova Fairfax Hospital has a Full Time Cardio Invasive Specialist II position available in the Cath Lab.
Inova Fairfax Hospital is a Level 1 trauma center & primary stroke center. Our Cardiac Catheterization Technologists work collaboratively with nurses and physicians.
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute Cardiac Catheterization labs performed approximately 6000 procedures in 2016. We have 11 procedural rooms, which include Cardiac Cath, Electrophysiology and Interventional Radiology suites. There is also one hybrid OR and a 40 bed admission and recovery unit. The Interventional Cardiac Catheterization suites are equipped with state-of–the-art digital imaging equipment and hemodynamic monitoring systems.
Our technologists are essential partners in our team and provide diagnostic and therapeutic extensions of care on a daily basis. Inova Fairfax offers the technologists an opportunity to expand their expertise and skill sets. Our cases include, but are not limited to; diagnostic & interventional cardiac and peripheral catheterization, Impella and ECMO insertions, structural heart procedures including TAVR, Mitral Clip, Watchman and Melody Valves. We also have very active interventional pediatric and cardiac and lung transplant programs.
More about this position:
Clinical Practice and Case Management: Provides safe and therapeutic care in a holistic and caring way. Incorporates differences into the provision of care. Integrates knowledge, skill and experiences to meet the needs of the patient.
Technical Expertise: Assists the physician with diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in the cath lab with the preparation of the sterile field, selection and preparation of instruments and supplies, manipulation of cardiac catheters, guidewires etc. and injection of contrast media and other medication as directed by the physician.
Teamwork: Communicates effectively and works cooperatively with others. Has respect for and understanding of other clinical disciplines. Uses an integrated approach toward patient outcomes. Quality/best practice: Uses standards and guidelines for cost -effective care delivery. Incorporates data and information to continuously improve care and practice to enhance outcomes.
Professional Development: Ensures improvement in practice settings by assuming responsibility for self development in life long learning. Provides direction and guidance to others regarding practice, serves as a resource, preceptor, and mentor. Leadership skillls demonstrated in decision making and problem solving.
Inova Health System employs more than 17,000 talented individuals who provide exceptional patient care in a practice environment which promotes team work and personal growth. Expectations are high for the individuals we select, but the employment experience offers total compensation providing a competitive salary and a tailored benefits package, including a variety of medical and dental plans, paid time off, on-site child care and a broad range of voluntary benefits and work life programs.