The Allegheny Health Network is comprised of eight hospitals: Allegheny General, Allegheny Valley, Canonsburg, Forbes, Jefferson, Saint Vincent, Westfield Memorial and West Penn; and more than 200 primary- and specialty-care practices. And we have approximately 1,700 physicians in every clinical specialty, 17,000 employees and 2,000 volunteers. Together, we provide world-class medicine to patients in our communities, across the country and around the world.
For decades, the hospitals of Allegheny Health Network have been providing people with exceptional healthcare, care that helps people to live healthy lives and care that we deliver throughout their lifetimes. We continue this tradition by using the latest medical innovations to treat our patients, gaining knowledge through research to constantly improve how we prevent, diagnose and treat illness, and staffing our hospitals with experienced, expert and compassionate physicians, nurses, technicians, clinicians, and support professionals who are dedicated to medicine, people and healing.
Since 1885, Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) has offered medical care to Pittsburgh and its surrounding areas. What started with just 50 beds inside two adjoining brick homes has evolved into a premier health care institution with over 600 beds. Today, AGH still follows the founding partners mission statement, “Erected for the benefit of mankind to save life, relieve suffering and conserve health” by continually striving for outstanding patient experience and care. Allegheny General offers its patients many modern-day amenities, state-of-the art surgical suites, innovative technology, and advanced medical treatments, which are delivered by its world-renowned doctors in conjunction with exceptional teams of nurses, technicians, clinicians and supporting staff.
Job Summary: Manages the day to day operations of the Cath labs, including staff supervision and work assignments, financial and budgetary oversight, and performance improvement initiatives. Participates in various hospital committees on behalf of the Director. Assists with diagnostic and interventional cardiac/peripheral procedures.
Job Responsibilities: Participates in the selection and development of staff, ensuring competency and holding staff to high standards of performance. Supervises staff, manages daily operations of the labs, performs all steps
necessary for the performance evaluation of staff, and recommends and implements approved corrective action.
Works collaboratively with Director in the preparation of annual budgets and ensures that all efforts and processes remain within budget.
Pursues continuous performance improvement by monitoring and evaluating the quality and appropriateness of care, with the goals of reducing costs and overtime, increasing patient/staff satisfaction, and ensuring patient safety.
Participates in and leads various hospital committees such as: Conscious Sedation Committee,EPIC, Development Committee, Door to Balloon and Core Measures Committees, Carotid Stent Committee, ICD, Cath PCI and ACTION Registry Committees, EP and Cath Lab Physician Faculty Committees,
Product Review Committee, Claims Denial Committee, and Regulatory Steering Committee.
Provides the highest caliber of care as prescribed by specialty area for diagnostic and interventional
procedures by adhering to hospital policy and educational/certification requirements.
Ensures cost effective operations by scrutinizing resource utilization such as supply costs and overtime costs.
Establishes cost per case amounts and creates CAP reports as needed.
Maintains department supply inventory and participates in the capital requisition process.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Education: BSN degree
Registration/Certification: RN Licensure, CPR, ACLS
Complexity of Knowledge Cardiac Cath and/or Electrophysiology
Personal Protective Equipment: Follows standard and/or other appropriate precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
At least 5 years of Cath Lab/EP experience