| || Inova Fairfax Hospital has a Full Time Cardio Invasive Specialist I available in the Cath Lab.|
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. Administration of medications, including moderate sedation, 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 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 skills demonstrated in decision making and problem solving.
Inova Health System employs more than 15,000 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.
| || 0-1 year of experience in an interventional Cardiac Cath Lab or Electrophysiology Lab performing Cardio Invasive Specialist duties. Prefer some experience working as a Cardio Invasive Specialist.
Prefer experience scrubbing.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and/or graduate of an accredited school of Cardiovascular Technology or Radiology Technology or equivalent education and experience.
BLS; ACLS or must obtain within 90 days of hire.
Registered in one of the following or must obtain within one year of hire: RCIS, RCES, RTRVI, RTRCV, RTRCI, unless a graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
If doesn't possess one of the above registries, and not registry eligible, must be licensed in the Commonweath of Virginia as a Registered Nurse
Verbal and written communication skills, and computer skills required.
Proficient in English