Department: RCH Cardiac Services Cath Lab
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40
Shift: Day (United States of America)
Plans, organizes, budgets and is responsible for the day-to-day operation and accreditation and/or certification of Cardiac Services Cardiac Catheterization, Electrophysiology and Hybrid Laboratories. Insures departments meet the mission and goals of Rapid City Regional Hospital. Promotes divisional and departmental goals and objectives in accordance with established policies and procedures. Works directly with the Medical Director of the services to develop competencies, productivity measures, and monitors and insures appropriateness of inpatient and outpatient cardiac and electrophysiology patients. Works with the Administrative Director of the cardiovascular service line along with the Medical Director to assure patient outcomes meet expectations, staffing needs are met, and financial objectives of the service line are achieved.
Job Description: Essential Functions:
Establishes capital and operational budgets. and monitors adherence to the budgets.
Is attentive to monthly operating performance, working to stay within budget and makes decisions based on variations from the budget. This includes expanding staff and supplies when growth exceeds budgeted and retracting staffing and supplies if demand is less than budgeted.
Work alongside staff, patients, and physicians to understand all processes and issues involved in patient care for complete customer satisfaction results.
Manages communications between staff, physicians and RCRH operations. This process involves keeping everyone informed of changes, equipment education, safety updates, patient care issues, decision support, ancillary department intermediary, etc.
Manages product, procedures, staffing and equipment costs and maximizing the labs` effectiveness for cost containment and saves (i.e., active promotion of cost effective unit operations).
Physician advocate when dealing with the day-to-day operations and change updates. Attend QA/QI, section meetings, POC, Appropriate Use, etc. Relay important information to all entities involved in the labs.
Incorporate current research projects, new interventions, and technological advances into practice.
Gather statistical data for reporting to administration and physicians for effectiveness, budgetary, and trending purposes. Review budgetary variances to assure appropriate use of resources.
Incorporation of regulatory mandates into laboratory practice, and demonstrating sensitivity to ethical and legal ramifications of professional practice in the labs.
Personnel issues, to include interviewing applicants and hiring qualified laboratory staff.
Staffing units to ensure 24 hour coverage appropriate to patient care needs. Conducting timely and periodic performance appraisals based on pre-established standards, and following up appropriately. Counseling individual staff and taking corrective action as delineated in policy when necessary. Identifying and planning for developmental needs of staff.
Must fulfill annual continuing education requirements of department including competencies on doing procedures and operating equipment
Must attend educational programs as required by department and hospital policy and attend conference in related areas of Healthcare management
All other duties as assigned.
Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification - American Heart Association (AHA), American College of Cardiology Nursing Member (ACCN) - Accredited University or accredited training professionals, Bachelors - Nursing, Cardiac Cath Laboratory Experience, Leadership Experience, Registered Nurse (RN) - South Dakota Board of Nursing
Regional Health offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package that looks out for you and your family. We recognize there are many types of families, with many different needs. That's why our plans are flexible, allowing you to select the individual benefits which fit your personal needs.
Regional Health is an integrated health care system with the purpose of helping patients and communities live well. The organization, with headquarters in Rapid City, S.D., provides community-based health care in more than 20 communities in two states and 32 specialty areas of medicine. As the largest private employer in western South Dakota, Regional Health is comprised of five hospitals, 24 clinic locations and employs nearly 5,000 physicians and caregivers. Regional Health is committed to the future of medicine, with medical training partnerships, a medical residency program, and more than 130 active research studies.
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