Cath Lab Tech II

Requisition ID
2020-143801
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Cath Lab
Hours / Pay Period
72
Shift
Varied
Standard Hours
0630-1900 - On call required
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St. Luke's Health–Patients Medical Center
Location
TX-Pasadena

Overview

Patients Medical Center (PMC) provides inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services to residents of Pasadena, Deer Park, La Porte, Baytown, and Clear Lake. The facility includes 53 medical/surgical beds, eight ICU beds and three endoscopy rooms, and offers a range of primary and specialized services—wound care, general surgery, gastroenterology, occupational health, heart and vascular, women’s services, diagnostic imaging, outpatient rehab services, and sleep disorders.g for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

 

 

Responsibilities

Performs duties of circulating, scrub, and monitoring of invasive cardiology procedures.  Demonstrates an understanding of all invasive procedures, the equipment and supplies for each procedure, and indications for performing each procedure
 
1. Operates the radiographic equipment utilizing radiation safety procedures
   
2. Operates physiologic recorder/database system with expertise recognizing arrhythmias and normal/abnormal waveforms
   
3. Operates manifold, power injector, and other support equipment (VCR, ACT machines, oximeters, and transport monitors)
   
4. Develops cines when necessary according to policy
   
5. Able to recognize basic equipment malfunctions and troubleshoot equipment in room. Report malfunctions to Biomed promptly if unable to resolve
   
6. Exhibits a strong knowledge base of cardiovascular diseases and is able to interpret date gathered during procedures and recognize potential implications in patient care or complications
   
7. Helps to efficiently run schedule by maintaining a smooth and steady rate of work by working independently. Communicate with other room staff and schedule coordinator to maximize the productivity of the entire department. Perform other duties as assigned to enhance patient care and efficiency
   
8. Anticipates physician needs by being knowledgeable of: 1. procedures performed in the department and 2. equipment (catheters, guide wires, etc.) necessary for procedures. Sets up sterile trays and is able to assist physicians during procedures, utilizing septic technique. Assists in maintaining the appropriate level of medications and supplies stocked in the room
   
9. Scrub assist for AAA, TAVR and complex endovascular procedures and radiographic/digital imaging technique for RTR’s
 
 

 

 

 

Qualifications

Education:

 

*Associate's Degree preferred
*Registered as a Radiologic Technologist Radiography (RTR) ,  Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS), or Cardiovascular Technologist (CVT)
*CPR/BLS

 

Minimum Experience:

 

*Minimum three (3) year clinical experience in a hospital setting
 
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
 
*Documented expertise & successful completion of specialty training areas & skills checklist for at least two of the following:  EP, interventional, scrub assist for AAA procedures or radiographic/digital imaging technique
 
 
 
 

 

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