Manager / Director – Cardiovascular Services

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Director of Cardiovascular Services South Austin Medical Center Introduction Last year alone, HCA Healthcare colleagues invested over 156,000 hours impacting our communities. As a(an) Director of Cardiovascular Services with St. David’s South Austin Medical Center, you can be a manager in an organization that is devoted to giving! Benefits St. David’s South Austin Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include: Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation. Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more. Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service) Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance. Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships) Colleague recognition program Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence) Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income. Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location. Come join our team as a(an) Director of Cardiovascular Services. We care for our communities and employees! HCA Hope Fund in fourteen years reached a historic milestone: $50 million in help to our colleagues in need. Last year, HCA Healthcare and our colleagues donated $13.8 million dollars to charitable organizations.  Job Summary and Qualifications The Director maintains 24-hour responsibility for the direction, supervision, coordination and evaluation of activities and performances in the professional practice of the staff in the Cath Lab, Heart and Vascular Unit, Cardiovascular Imaging, and Heart Failure Clinic. Directs and coordinates the Quality Assessment and Improvement activities of these departments. Oversees the development, review and revision of policies, procedures and practice guidelines specific to Cardiac Care of cardiology patients. Is accountable for the financial operation of cardiovascular services.  You will integrate department services with the hospital’s primary functions.  You will coordinate and integrate services within their department and with other departments.  You will develop and implement policies and procedures that guide and support the provision of services.  You will recommend a sufficient  number of qualified and competent persons to provide care.  You will determine the qualifications and competence of department personnel who provide patient care services and who are not licensed independent practitioners.  You will continuously assess and improve department and the organization’s performance.  You will maintain appropriate quality control programs.  You will review and approve employee payroll. Assure that payroll sheets are accurately completed and are turned in to the Payroll Department within the specified period.  You will assure that new employees receive appropriate orientation to the unit. Unit orientation includes the use of equipment used in the Cath Lab, QA and QI activities and special skills certifications.  You will assure that education and training of the Cath Lab staff is ongoing. The Cath Lab education and training is designed to maintain and improve the knowledge and skills associated with the care of cardiology patients and are based on identified learning needs of the staff. In-service or other educational activities are routinely provided for staff.  You will assure that staff members are certified to perform the specialized skills required in the cardiovascular departments. (i.e. Moderate Sedation, CPR, Venipuncture, etc.).  You will hold at least 6 unit specific staff meetings per year. Meeting content includes discussion of QA and QI activities, identification of problems, proposed solutions, exchange of information, and relevant educational topics. Minutes are written and maintained for all meetings held.  You will deal directly with physicians, visitors and/or patients who express concerns or have complaints concerning any aspect of cardiovascular services. Respond professionally and in a kind and understanding manner. Provide written information and follow-up to the Director of Nursing and/or Chief Executive Office when appropriate.  You will respond to all code situations in the Cath Lab immediately: (Code Blue, Code Red, etc.). Provide direction and act as a resource to other responders. Assign staff to respond as needed.  You will serve as a liaison between the medial staff and nursing. Attempt to meet the needs of medical staff when possible. Forward requests of the medical staff on to the Director of Nursing and/or the Chief Executive Officer. Provide adequate equipment/supplies and other needs to the medial staff.  You will assure that policies, procedures, and practice guidelines are written specific to the Cardiac Cath Lab, Heart and Vascular Unit, Cardiovascular Imaging, and Heart Failure Clinic. Policies/procedures/practice guidelines are reviewed at least every two years and are updated as necessary.  St. David’s South Austin Medical Center, which is part of St. David’s HealthCare. We are a 368-bed acute care facility offering a range of complex specialties and sub-specialties. Our services include a nationally accredited oncology program with the area’s only adult Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program; advanced trauma care with a Level II trauma center; comprehensive cardiac, stroke and orthopedic programs; full-service maternity and newborn care; and two full-service emergency centers in the communities of Bee Cave and Bastrop. St. David’s South Austin Medical Center is affiliated with the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery. We offer advanced robotic services for orthopedics, open heart and lung surgery, complex GI surgery, surgical oncology, general surgery, colorectal surgery, and urology. It was one of the first hospitals in Central Texas to combine the use of CT imaging and robotics to detect early stage lung cancer.

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