Director of Cardiovascular Services
Northwestern, MO area

Currently seeking a talented and dedicated Director of Cardiovascular Services for a great opportunity in the Northwestern, MO area. The ideal candidate will possess 5+ years of current experience working in an acute care hospital and 3+ years of experience working in a Cardiovascular Department in a leadership role.

Responsibilities of the Director of Cardiovascular Services

  • Coordinates and integrates services for the department of Cardiology and with other departments with twenty-four (24) hour accountability
  • Develops and implements policies and procedures that guide and support the provision of services
  • Recommends a sufficient number of qualified and competent persons to provide care/service and assures the qualifications and competence of those staff members (who are not licensed independent practitioners) meet the needs of patient care and non-patient care services
  • Provides orientation, in-service training, and continuing education of all persons in their department(s)
  • Continuously assesses and improves their department’s performance and maintains appropriate quality control programs.
  • Recommends space and other resources needed by the department and participates in selecting outside resources needed by their department(s)
  • Works with the Cardiologist performing nursing activities as related to the Cardiology department
  • Administers medications monitor patient vital signs/EKG, performs continual patient assessment during patient’s stay in the department
  • Documents accurate nursing records and patient data
  • Coordinates patient teaching and post-procedure assessment
  • Performs emergency cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Assists in in-service education
  • Collects and assembles data for database, outcome analysis, performance improvement.

Requirements of the Director of Cardiovascular Services

  • 3 years' experience in Cardiovascular Services nurse management leadership required
  • 5 years' experience in Cardiovascular Services nursing required
  • BSN required
  • MSN preferred
  • MO RN Licensure
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