Cardiac Cath Lab Observation Manager - TMC

Houston, Texas
Jan 12, 2018
Jan 17, 2018
Cardiology, Cath Lab
Contract Type
Full Time
Clinical ManagerTMC Hospital

Job Description
Cardiac Cath Lab Observation Manager - TMC

Across Memorial Hermann, affiliated heart and vascular physicians performed more than 50,000 procedures last year alone. Memorial Hermann’s expertise extends from lifesaving heart attack treatment to heart rhythm disorders, treatment for advanced heart failure and complex surgeries, including the most complex vascular and heart surgeries.. That’s just the beginning. New minimally invasive procedures allow for life-saving interventions for people too ill for traditional open heart surgical procedures, These innovations continue to put Memorial Hermann at the forefront of advancing heart health in Houston. And when patients have a better chance of recovering faster, they can return to the things they enjoy sooner.

More than half of Houston’s heart specialists are on active staff at Memorial Hermann, giving patients access to a complete range of world-class cardiac care from interventional cardiology and electrophysiology to complex robotically assisted procedures. With the addition of the Center for Advanced Heart Failure located at the Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute at The Texas Medical Center, patients now have access to innovative medical, minimally invasive and surgical options for heart failure including heart transplant.

Job Description Summary:

Position responsible for providing leadership to the department – overseeing the daily operations – managing and developing departmental staff, collaborating with the interdisciplinary team in the delivery of patient care, utilizing the nursing process, ensuring the delivery of quality care to patients.


Education:  Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from an accredited school of professional nursing required OR documented degree plan and timeframe to complete Bachelor of Science in Nursing.  For clinical manager positions in Magnet-designated hospitals or hospitals in pursuit of Magnet designation, a minimum of a BSN is required at the time of hire or promotion.

  • Current State of Texas license or temporary/compact license to practice professional nursing
  • Certified in Basic Life Support
  • Professional certification in clinical area or management preferred
  • Additional certifications may be required based on discipline and/or nursing unit requirements.

  • Three or more years experience in clinical area of practice; and
  • Minimum one year experience in a supervisory or management role
  • Clinical Manager II:  additional two years experience (3 years total) in supervisory or management job
  • Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of “we advance health” through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.

  • Manages the daily operations of a patient care department, including forecasting and ensuring adequate staffing, taking departmental call; planning for continuity of care, serving in charge nurse role and providing direct patient care as needed.
  • Collaborates with physicians, management team members, business partners, and customers to address strategic initiatives and organizational goals.
  • Participates in a systemic, interdisciplinary, and ongoing evaluation of programs, process improvement, desired client-centered outcomes, and organizational outcomes.
  • Considers the diverse needs of each patient through the entire continuum of care, providing and ensuring the highest level of service according to established service standards, optimizing the patient experience.
  • Ensures adequate scheduling and staffing; recruits, retains, and develops staff; provides performance feedback, addressing issues as necessary, and provides input into staff performance reviews in a timely effective manner.
  • Promotes a safe and accountable environment; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards, being a good steward of resources, including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
  • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; may serve as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
  • Adheres to all regulatory and Texas Board of Nursing standards.
  • Performs other duties as assigned, within scope of practice and clinical competency.