Clinical Manager-Invasive Cardiology

Danbury Health Systems Danbury , CT 06811

Posted 4 weeks ago

About Nuvance Health

Nuvance Health is a family of award-winning nonprofit hospitals and healthcare professionals in the Hudson Valley and western Connecticut. Nuvance Health combines highly skilled physicians, state-of-the-art facilities and technology, and compassionate caregivers dedicated to providing quality care across a variety of clinical areas, including Cardiovascular, Neurosciences, Oncology, Orthopedics, and Primary Care.

Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations - Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York - plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations. For more information about Nuvance Health, visit www.nuvancehealth.org.

Summary:

The Clinical Manager, Invasive Cardiology assures quality service delivery and compliant operations for Invasive Cardiology services, including diagnostic catheterizations, percutaneous coronary interventions, peripheral/endovascular procedures, and electrophysiology services. Coordinates the diagnostics testing area activities and leads the staff in daily operations. Oversees and manages growth and expansion of the cardiac catheterization laboratory.

Responsibilities:

1.Accountable to provide clinical leadership skills in a knowledgeable, consistent, and continuous manner. Promotes shared governance principles and practices and supports staff involvement in nursing practice councils and committees in conjunction with Manager. Promotes a culture of teamwork that balances individual initiative with team accomplishments.

2.Responsible for daily operations of cardiac catheterization laboratories, including, but not limited to: scheduling of staff; triaging resources to assure timely, quality care delivery; resolving equipment, information systems, and facility problems; responding to internal and external customer demands; and, collaborating with other hospital departments to coordinate patient care.

3.Oversees and manages the growth and expansion of the cardiac catheterization laboratory.

4.Assures clinical quality of all procedures performed in the cath labs, including, but not limited to educating staff in current and new procedures and technology under the direction of the lab Administrative Director. Develops and institutes methods to monitor and improve clinical and operational quality output; completing functions for equipment maintenance.

5.Assures patient care delivery by providing direct patient care and providing back-up for patient care as needed (i.e., call-outs, difficult cases, short-staffing, and on-call staffing).

6.Involved in functions such as; recruitment; hiring; coaching; payroll processing, and administering disciplinary policies. Responsible for goal-setting, on-going measurement of goals, administering the recognition program, and all other human resources programs.

7.Performs key functions in assuring the department has appropriate equipment and supplies, including researching capital and operational equipment, and making recommendations to Administrative Director and/or Medical Director about purchases.

8.Participates in operational budget process; keeps records on line items of responsibility; monitors and follows-up to resolve inaccuracies. Collaborates in the gathering and assessment of data to rectify and justify operational expenses and revenues.

9.Participates in department, division, and Danbury Hospital' operational strategy planning and development as it relates to the cath labs, including working with other sections to develop plans to maximize operational efficiencies by developing, growing, and maintaining high quality cardiovascular services. Supports Danbury Hospital initiatives outside of the department, including, but not limited to campaigns for charitable organizations and health fairs.



  1. Fulfills all compliance responsibilities related to the position.

  2. Performs other duties as assigned.


Other information:

Required: Experience performing interventional cardiovascular procedures.

Minimum Experience: five years

Desired: Basic computer skills (MS Windows); data entry and retrieval. RCIS (Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist).

Location: Danbury-24 Hospital Ave

Org Unit: 104

Department: Cardiac Cath Lab

Work Type: Full-Time

Standard Hours: 40.00

FTE: 1.000000

Work Schedule: Day 8 - 8 hour shifts between hours of 7:00 am and 6:00 pm

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: Yes

Credentials:

Essential:

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

  • Basic Life Support

  • Registered Nurse

Education:

Essential:

  • Bachelor's Level Degree

Working conditions:

Essential:

  • Significant manual skills / motor coord & finger dexterity

  • Significant occupational risk

  • Very Heavy effort. May exert up to 50 lbs. force

  • Significant exposure to dirt, odor, noise, human waste, etc.

Western Connecticut Health Network and its affiliates are Section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations and therefore eligible employees may qualify for forgiveness of certain federal student loans under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Qualified Applicants are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other classification protected under applicable Federal, State or Local law.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.


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