Capital Health is the region's leader in advanced medicine with significant investments in advanced technologies and the best physicians. Comprising its two hospitals (Capital Health Regional Medical Center in Trenton and the Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell) and the Capital Health - Hamilton outpatient facility, Capital Health is a growing healthcare organization that is accredited by The Joint Commission. Capital Health has also received Magnet® status for the fourth consecutive time in recognition of its quality patient care, innovations in professional nursing practice, and nursing excellence. Only 29 organizations in the country have received Magnet status four times and five of those organizations are in New Jersey. In addition, our nursing team received special recognition for excellence in stroke and outpatient emergency care.
Responsibilities: • Directs day-to-day operations in vascular laboratory and staff accordingly as procedure volume dictates. Performs various vascular diagnostic testing procedures in order to provide physician with accurate, high-quality studies. • Demonstrates an understanding of vascular diagnostics principles and theory, as well as anatomy, utilizing the most appropriate technique and positioning for optimal examinations. • Operates all patient testing equipment safely, ensuring patient safety at all times. Ensures patient safety during transfer in and out of wheelchairs, stretchers and beds. • Completes staffing schedules and performs time and attendance functions in ADP in an accurate and timely manner. Assigns staff as needed to cover all clinical areas in collaboration with other department supervisors. Demonstrates fiscal responsiveness in staffing and supply ordering practices. Flexes staffing down as appropriate when procedure volume decreases. Discourages the use of overtime to fill PTO requests. Performs diligent supply-chain-management techniques to prevent overstocking, misordering or wasteful use of linens and disposable supplies. • Completes all ancillary and clerical tasks to ensure efficient and compliant hospital operations. Oversees quality within the vascular laboratory to ensure compliance with established hospital and accreditation standards. • Adheres to department policies and protocols, ensuring all examinations are optimized for interpretation. • Communicates significant findings to physician and/or nurse during patient interview, preparation and testing procedure. Participates in Universal Protocol patient identification and time-out as appropriate. • Logs and charges all procedures performed accurately, and routes studies to the appropriate physician for interpretation in a timely manner. Immediately notifies referring physician with preliminary results upon identification of potentially critical findings or STAT examination. Retrieves patient files for all previously seen patients, and combines with accurately labeled paperwork. Assists with other vascular procedures as appropriate, including processing for CV PACS. • Ensures that all staff comply with established standards and reports findings to Administrative Director as appropriate. Performs quality assurance monitoring and environmental monitoring in compliance with accreditation standards. Reports significant findings to Administrative Director for follow-up. • Maintains CV PACS system and serves as system administrator. • Performs other duties as decided cooperatively with Administrative Director. • Participates actively in committees or teams as directed. • Covers cross-campus in supervisory or clinical expert role.
Requirements: • Associate's degree in Health Sciences or certification in vascular technology. • RVT or RVS credential. • Three or more years of non-invasive vascular diagnostics experience. • Vascular testing and computer skills.
We offer: • Competitive salaries • Tuition reimbursement • Low employee expense for medical and dental insurance • 403(b) Savings and Retirement Program
Easy commute from PA and major NJ routes.
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