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Cardiac Cath Lab manager, Director

Bristol, Virginia, United States
January 21, 2018

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Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Manager /Director

Qualifications Profile

Highly organized, dedicated, and hardworking professional, equipped with expertise in laboratory management, process improvement, and protocol development.

Accustomed to directing overall operations of laboratory activities, while ensuring compliance with established guidelines. Armed with in-depth knowledge in coordinating functional projects and tasks, from development to implementation. Equipped with outstanding communication and interpersonal skills in working collaboratively with people of diverse cultural backgrounds.

Relevant Experience

Cardiac Cath Lab/Interventional Radiology Nurse with Triage Travel Nursing 2011–Present

Interventional Radiology Mission Healthcare, Asheville, NC Aug 2017–Nov 2017

Cardiac Cath Lab Sanford Healthcare, Fargo, ND Dec 2016–Aug 2017

Cardiac Cath Lab and Interventional Radiology Barnes Jewish Saint Peter’s Hospital, St Peter’s, MO Mar 2016–Dec 2016

Cardiac Cath Lab and Interventional Radiology Great River Medical Center, Burlington, IA Dec 2015–Mar 2016

Cardiac Cath Lab and Interventional Radiology York Hospital, York, ME Mar 2015–Dec 2015

Cardiac Cath Lab Providence Hospital, Columbia, SC Nov 2014–Mar 2015

Cardiac Cath Lab Exeter Hospital, Exeter, NH Aug 2014–Nov 2014

Interventional Radiology Portneuf Medical Center, Pocatello, ID Jul 2013–Jul 2014

Cardiac Cath Lab and Interventional Radiology Exeter Hospital, Exeter, NH Oct 2012–Jul 2013

Cardiac Cath Lab and Interventional Radiology Aurora Memorial Hospital, Burlington, WI May 2012–Sep 2012

Cardiac Cath Lab Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, Fairbanks, AK Feb 2012–May 2012

Endoscopy Laboratory John Randolph Medical Center, Hopewell, VA Oct 2011–Jan 2012

Interventional Radiology and Cardiac Cath Lab Portneuf Medical Center, Pocatello, ID Apr 2011–Oct 2011

Exhibit exceptional clinical skills and knowledge in working within various catheterization laboratories and functions, often dealing with critical life threatening situations

Manage the patient flow, charting, and hemodynamic systems, including utilization of the point of care testing equipment

Provide direct care to patients undergoing routine elective cardiac catheterizations, as well as to patients needing emergency interventions during acute ST-elevated myocardial infarctions

Assess and treat diverse life threatening cardiac emergencies without the presence of a physician

Career Highlights:

Consistently received contract extension for demonstrating exceptional performance in providing top-quality patient care, thus earning patient satisfaction

Successfully completed assignments with various hospitals, gaining a unique perspective on medicine as well as acquiring knowledge of the care and processes in many regions of the country

Cardiovascular Educator Aug 2007–Apr 2011

Mountain States Health Alliance, Johnson City Medical Center, Johnson City, TN

Enhanced the skills of cardiovascular employees within 14 hospitals by facilitating necessary training.

Functioned as an integral part of a three-person Management Team for the cardiovascular service line

Ensured accuracy in creating and revising policies and protocols for the department and for the transseptal atrial fibrillation program

Helped with the certifications for chest pain center, magnet recertification, and Joint Commission (JACHO) inspection

Directly collaborated with architects in designing and setting up a newly built catheterization laboratory within the system as well as in restructuring work flows in the catheterization laboratory

Reviewed the data and policy changes on door-to-balloon times and infection control rates

Cultivated relationship with vendors, including introduction of new products into the laboratory

Took charge of assessing new products and equipment while ensuring compliance with all the established guidelines

Provided oversight to the operation of six catheterization laboratory suites during the absence of the manager and director

Performed assessment of all collected data for various registries as well as revision and creation of sterile procedure protocol for catheterization laboratory

Career Highlights:

Drove efforts in the successful reduction of door-to-balloon times

Contributed in taking outlying catheterization laboratory from diagnostic to interventional laboratory

Guaranteed active involvement in all cost-saving measures regarding policy and appropriate use criteria as well as in risk reduction

Spearheaded the improvement of D2B process improvement initiatives by reviewing processes with staff and physicians, protocol development of a transseptal atrial fibrillation program

Led the initiative to reduce implant infection rate by restructuring staff training program regarding sterile technique and identifying potential high risk patients. Initiating staff screening and treatment for MRSA carriers

Earlier Position Held:

Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Nurse

Wellmont Health System, Bristol Regional Medical Center, Bristol, TN

Other Experience

Field Sales Representative

Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ


Master of Business Administration, 2009

East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Minor in Art History

Randolph-Macon Woman’s College, Lynchburg, VA

Registered Nurse Diploma

Riverside Hospital School of Professional Nursing, Newport News, VA

Professional Development


Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification

Basic Life Support Certification

Certified Emergency Nurse

Training Coursework:

Legal Nurse Consultant Course

Critical Care Internship Course

Professional Affiliation

Emergency Nursing Association

Technical Acumen

Microsoft Office Word and Excel Catheterization Laboratory Fluoro Equipment: Siemens, GE, and Phillips

Hemodynamic Monitoring Systems: Mac Lab, Witt, Merge, Siemen’s Sensis

Electronic Health Records: Epic, Cerner, MEDITECH, NextGen, McKesson, and Centricity

Procedural Equipment: Tertiary-Level Referral Center

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