Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist II/III - Duke Regional Cath Lab (Bonus!)
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 236861
Duke Regional Hospital offers the personal touch and hometown feel of a community hospital while serving as an essential arm of internationally recognized Duke University Health System. Duke Regional has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and Alamance counties for more than 45 years. To be successful at caring for our community and have a strong reputation among patients who seek our care, we have 3,500 team members who work together to provide exceptional, compassionate and equitable healthcare 24/7. We are a place of learning and acceptance for team members just starting their careers, as well as an institution of family culture and professional development for employees who have served for decades in our hospital units. Duke Regional has 388 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and vascular services. We also offer care at our Duke Rehabilitation Institute, Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center, Duke Ambulatory Surgery Center Arringdon, Health Services Center, and Duke Behavioral Health Center North Durham. In fiscal year 2021, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 16,422 patients, performed 18,152 surgeries and welcomed 2,673 babies into the world. U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #9 in North Carolina and #4 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2021-22. The Human Rights Campaign consistently names us a Healthcare Equality Leader, and we are a Joint Commission-accredited and Magnet-designated hospital.
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Relocation Assistance (based on eligibility)
The Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (CVIS) will utilize professional cardiovascular theory, technology and processes to implement directpatient care on adult patients that require diagnostic or therapeuticprocedures within the cardiovascular service. Demonstrates role-specificcompetence and assists physicians in diagnosing and treati ng cardiac andperipheral vascular disease and cardiac arrhythmias in the CathLab, EPLab, and Hybrid OR specializing in the care of patients under goingangioplasty, stent placement, vascular procedures, mechanical suppo rtdevice placement (IABP, non-durable ventricular assist device, etc.), EPdevices, cardiac ablations, and tilt table exams.
This position comes with a $10,000 commitment bonus paid over 2 years; Relocation Assistance is also available to those who qualify!
Meets the duties and responsibilities of Cardiovascular In vasiveSpecialist IPlan, provide and document care of cardiovascular inva sivelabs patients in accordance with physician orders and establishedpol icies and procedures. Use professional clinical judgment in assistingthe provider to plan the care for the patient based on the assessment ofthe patient's diagnosis, needs and response to care. Work in anorganized an d timely fashion by prioritizing tasks to ensure efficientand efficaciou s patient care. Meets challenges of case volumes andpatient care issues to ensure optimal care and outcomes. Ensure qualityand accuracy of dataa nd reportsvariances to provider.Equipment Operation:Operate, inspect, tr oubleshoot and perform routine maintenance forvariety of invasive lab eq uipment. Effectively operate all devicesutilized in procedures. Initiate maintenance or service request forequipment that is damaged or malfunct ioning.Daily Room Preparations:Prepare procedure room and equipment for daily use and each procedure.Ensure enough stock on hand to accommodate routine daily case volumes.Conduct in-room inventory and supply manageme nt. Is aware of and storesall patient care products according to TheJoin t Commission regulations.Data Collection: Document, retrieve and verify data necessary forpatient records.Participate in own professional develo pment by maintaining requiredcompetencies, identifying learning needs an d seeking appropriateassistance or educational offerings.Support the dev elopment of other staff and formal learners.Participate in performance i mprovement activities.Adhere to standards including but not limited tou nit and health systempolicies and procedures, regulatory standards, and patient safetygoals.Resource for others in use of advanced skills and co llaborateswith team to individualize the plan ofcare.Refer to CVIS clini cal ladder policy for specific information related toprofessional advanc ement.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must demonstrate skill in applying and modifying the principles,methods, techniques of professional cardiovascular technology toimplement patient care.Must ha ve skill in identifying problems and aberrations in patientprocess inclu ding the ability to recommend appropriate solutions.Should have knowledg e of medical and cardiovascular equipment,technology including awareness of safety hazards, in order to establishand maintain a safe work enviro nment.Demonstrate theability to perform, instruct, and troubleshoottech nicalskills.Ability to communicate in oral and electronic formats with t eam members,patients and providers. Exhibit knowledge of and leadership in clinicalpractice, staff development and departmental support roles.Ab ility to use fine motor skillsAbility to use sensory and cognitivefuncti ons to process and prioritize information, treatment, and follow-upAbili ty to use computer and learn new software programsAbility to establish a nd maintain effective working relationshipsAbilitycommunicate effectivel y with patients, families, visitors, healthcareteam, leaders, and others Ability to withstand prolong standing andwalkingAbility to remain focuse d and organizedWorking knowledge of procedures and techniques involved i n administeringroutine and special treatments to patientsWorking knowled ge of infection control procedures and safety precautionsWorking knowled ge and completion of appropriate accreditation and otherregulatory requi rementsPre-employment Physical Capacity Testing required
A graduate of an associate or baccalaureate academic program in health science (including, but not limited to, cardiovascular technology, ultrasound,radiologic technology, or respiratory therapy) Or A graduate of an associate or baccalaureate academic program in an unrelated field along with graduation from a certificate program in cardiovascular technology, ultrasound, radiology technology or respiratory.
Level II: One year of experience as a Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist plus ladder requirements Provisional II Status: External hires into the CVIS II must meet the ladder requirements within one year of hire. Level III: Two years of experience as a Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist plus ladder requirements Provisional III Status: External hires into the CVIS III must be approved by DUHS Cardiac Catheterization and Electrophysiology Labs Operations Leaders. If approved, ladder requirements must be met within one year of hire.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Level II: RCIS, RCES, ARRT - RTR, ARRT - Radiography (R), ARRT - Cardiac Interventional Radiography (CI) , ARRT - Cardiovascular Interventional Radiography (CV), ARRT - Vascular Interventional Radiography (VI) or IBHRE certification within 36 months of employment. Basic Life Support Certification required. Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification required within 6 months of employment (Adult Cath, Adult EP, & Hybrid OR only). Duke employees in the CVIS job classification as of January 1, 2016 who were not eligible for certification will be exempt from the certification requirements of the CVIS II. See ladder document for additional information. Level III: RCIS, RCES, ARRT - RTR, ARRT - Radiography (R), ARRT - Cardiac Interventional Radiography (CI) , ARRT - Cardiovascular Interventional Radiography (CV), ARRT - Vascular Interventional Radiography (VI) or IBHRE certification required Basic Life Support Certification required. Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification required within 6 months of employment (Adult Cath, Adult EP, & Hybrid OR only).
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