RN Nurse Director Cardiac Cath Lab IR

An exciting position has recently opened for a RN Nurse Director to oversee IR (Interventional Radiology) and Cath Lab services for this respected New Mexico non-profit healthcare system. Join an award-winning team of nurses and providers, and help lead Cardiac Interventional Services into the next generation of healthcare.

This community hospital has been awarded some of the highest honors possible in terms of patient satisfaction, service line quality, engagement, and physician achievement. Spanning over 20 specialties, developing and delivering innovative health services for the Central New Mexico Area is at the core of this non-profit health system’s mission. Join a hospital that’s planning for the future of patient and value-centered healthcare.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Nursing Director of Cardiac Cath (Catheterization) and Interventional Radiology (IR) will play a crucial role in leading clinical and administrative operations within this unit. Serving as a champion for great patient care, the Director will collaborate with leaders from Intensive Care, Surgical Services, and Medical Surgical to contribute to improving the continuum of care.

Supporting the IR / Cath Lab Director will be a CVRN Cath Lab Manager and two IR/Cath Lab Charge Nurses. Additionally, this person will oversee an exceptional team of 30+ Cath Lab, Interventional Radiology, and Electrophysiology RNs, Catheterization Lab Technologists, and additional support staff.

The Cardiac and Vascular Service line in this hospital offer a wide range of both interventional and preventative services to patients. With an outstanding interventional cardiology medical team and an experienced nursing team, the RN Director will lead operations in a department that is able to offer Cardiac Catheterization and Angioplasty services in 4 rooms daily, as well as Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation services, Echocardiography, Vascular Surgery, and a wide range of progressive preventative therapies in both inpatient and outpatient capacities.

The Cardiac Services Nurse Director will oversee a busy Cath Lab department, as well as the Interventional Radiology program. This person will take clinical and administrative oversight of an outstanding nursing and radiology team, spearheading an ambitious quality improvement and patient satisfaction initiative. The Director should:

  • Have a wealth of CV Department Management experience in Acute Care settings
  • Be able to serve as a mentor / leader to a large clinical team
  • Understand the financial aspects of department management / leadership, as well as the levers that improve volume
  • Know how to develop educational programs, for both staff and patients
  • Work closely with Physician Leadership in a Dyad model

Rooted in hundreds of years of rich history, culture, and heritage, the American Southwest is one of the most iconic regions of the US. At the heart of this region is New Mexico. Whether the Cardiac Cath and IR Director prefers the city life or the great outdoors, you’ll find something to love every day in New Mexico. From the famous local cuisine (green chiles everywhere - yum!), to an amazing network of living history and frontier museums, to a fantastic live music scene, you’ll never run out of things to do. If you’d prefer a little more open sky, you’ll find that here too. Over 300 days a year of sunshine, golf course, and majestic hikes – all scented with the sage and pinon that dots the desert landscape – will keep you as busy as you’d like.

The IR Cath Director will take one an incredibly busy and complex service line, and will play an integral responsibility for the unit’s operations. You’ll join an outstanding clinical department with close-knit atmosphere. To help the Director meet the challenges ahead, this person will receive a competitive compensation, a generous benefits package with great PTO and Retirement, and the support of a tenured, experienced leader.