Cardiac Cath Lab Manager Salary
Cardiac Cath Lab Managers in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and approximately three-fifths have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $84K annually, but may range from $62K to $103K per year. Women Cardiac Cath Lab Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn vision coverage. This field is filled with high levels of job satisfaction; most Cardiac Cath Lab Managers are happy with their jobs. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Job Description for Cardiac Cath Lab Manager
Cardiac cath lab managers actively participate in institutional planning within a cath lab to ensure that lab procedures comply with all rules and regulations and that standards of care are implemented in accordance with institutional guidelines and directives. They also design and implement risk management and quality assurance programs and integrate new research and technology into lab practices.Read More...
Cardiac cath lab managers coordinate and monitor material resources used in the lab, assist physicians and nursing staff in patient care, direct and supervise employees, coordinate the services provided to patients, and design and implement procedures to facilitate the hiring and training of employees.
Aspiring cardiac cath lab managers should complete an accredited registered nurse (RN) vocational program with a bachelor’s degree in nursing or another health field and gain several years of experience as an RN or in a similar position. They should also have substantial knowledge and skills in clinical administration and practice, and some prior supervisory experience may be required by some employers.
These managers should be able to lead team members, resolve interpersonal conflicts, establish rapport with patients and their families, and succeed in a fast-paced work environment. They should also be able to think and work on their feet for extended periods of time and maintain strong written and verbal communication skills, analytical skills, proficiency in operating equipment used to monitor patients' physiology, and extensive knowledge of medical terminology.
Cardiac Cath Lab Manager Tasks
- Assure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
- Supervise staff and give technical direction, monitor and priortize workflow.
- Oversee day-to-day operational and clinical activities of cath lab.
- Monitor budget and utilize operational resources.
- Manage the selection, training and development of staff.
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Pay by Experience Level for Cardiac Cath Lab Manager
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $80K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $84K. Cardiac Cath Lab Managers see a median salary of $86K after reaching one to two decades on the job. As Cardiac Cath Lab Managers reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $96K.
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