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Employment Opportunities

First Coast Cardiovascular Institute seeks talented and passionate individuals. Please continue to check this page for opportunities to join our team!

Insurance Verification Specialist Opening!

Summary: Insurance verification specialist wanted for busy multispecialty practice.  Must have knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, HMO and Commercial plans.This is a full-time position and you must be able to work 40 hours per week.

Position Requirements:

  • Independent and organized worker
  • Dependable
  • Team Player
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • ECW experience preferred
  • Education: High School Diploma
  • Experience: 1-2 years Insurance Verification

Compensation: TBD based on experience. We offer competitive pay, benefits and paid time off within a great working environment.

Contact: Please fax your resume to 904-339-9697 or email sbarbara@firstcoastcardio.com

Catheterization Laboratory Nurse Opening!

Summary: Assist physicians in the tasks and responsibilities necessary in the performance of cardiac catheterization and peripheral angiography. Independently provide patient care pre and post procedure with minimal supervision.

Duties and Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Assist in maintaining and operating cath lab and recovery equipment.
  • Utilizing sterile technique assist in set up and maintains the appropriate instrument and supply table for various procedures performed in the cath lab.
  • Maintain adequate inventory of medications and supplies for cath lab operations, reorder as necessary.
  • Transport patients from preparation area to cath lab.
  • Prepare the patient for and monitor patient during and after cath lab procedures.
  • Assist the physicians in cath lab procedures as requested.
  • Maintain and operate blood saturation equipment.
  • Administer appropriate medication and dosage per physician order in pre-procedure, during a cath lab procedure, and in recovery
  • Safely transport patients to recovery and monitor patients during transport.
  • Maintain a clean environment in the cath lab and recovery areas.
  • Maintain secure inventory of controlled substances and keep accurate records of all controlled substances.
  • Meet continuing education requirements in order to maintain license as required by State law.
  • Check code chart daily for all supplies, drugs, and check defibrillator for charge.
  • Perform appropriate quality control daily, weekly and monthly.
  • Assist physicians in preparing cath lab reports and enter data as required.
  • Proper disposal of biohazard and radioactive waste as regulated by OSHA and the Florida State Office of Radiation Control.

Education/Experience: An Associate’s Degree in nursing with a Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. A current Florida RN license and at least five years of cardiac care experience with three years of past cath recovery experience. Experience as a Cath Tech is a plus.

Compensation: TBD based on experience

Contact: Email your cover letter & resume to Jason Cook at jcook@firstcoastcardio.com

Recover Room Nurse Opening!

Summary: The Recovery Room Nurse is responsible for providing skilled nursing care during the pre and post catheterization period. This includes proper patient evaluation and preparation and monitoring patients post procedure.

Duties and Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Provides pre-cath care for patients (i.e., starts IV’s, preps area for cath, reviews procedure with patient).
  • Administers medication intravenously, orally, and intramuscularly as directed by physician.
  • Monitors patient’s vital signs as per pre and post cath orders and records data in a specified manner.
  • Evaluates patient condition at all times and notifies physician of any problems.
  • Performs CPR, defibrillates patient and operates temporary pacemakers and IABP when necessary.
  • Provides any necessary assistance to patient or physician in emergency situations.
  • Assists Technical staff as necessary.
  • Discharges patient from facility with help from Technician staff.
  • Responsible for accurate documentation of all patient data.
  • Maintains Recovery Room area in accordance with established guidelines.

Education/Experience: An Associate’s Degree in nursing with a Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. A current Florida RN license and at least five years of cardiac care experience with three years of past cath recovery experience. Experience as a Cath Tech is a plus.

Compensation: TBD based on experience

Contact: Email your cover letter & resume to Jason Cook at jcook@firstcoastcardio.com.

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