Catholic Health Initiatives Cath Lab Technologist III - Cardiac Cath Lab (Days) PRN in HOUSTON, Texas

Cath Lab Technologist III - Cardiac Cath Lab (Days) PRN

Description

CHI St. Luke’s Health – The Vintage Hospital is specifically

designed to offer a compassionate healing environment while providing its

unique brand of care to the Northwest Houston community. As well as named one

of “The 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in the United States” for 2014 by Soliant

Health, a leading specialty healthcare staffing provider and part of Adecco

Group.

Accountable for supervision of the

room staff's performance, coordination of the room's schedule, and communicating

with the Cath Lab management team to ensure efficient utilization of resources.

also 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. The focus of the responsibilities below is to assure

optimal quality examination and intervention while maintaining the highest level

of patient care and safety.

Qualifications

Minimum Job Qualifications

Minimum Education/Licensure:

  • Associate's Degree

  • Registered as a Radiologic

Technologist Radiography (RTR) , Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist

(RCIS), or Cardiovascular Technologist (CVT)

  • CPR certified

Minimum years in

field previous to employment:

  • Minimum five (5) year clinical

experience in a hospital setting

  1. Exhibits strong organization

skills such as: strong interaction and time management skills, independent

problem solving and conflict resolution skills, and fiscal management skills.

Ensures departmental atmosphere is professional and patient oriented to enhance

patient care

  1. Responsible for managing staff

and room activities to maximize productivity. Coordinates staffing assignments

within room to ensure technical role assignments are responsive to patients’

needs and reflective of staff member abilities. Makes suggestions for staffing

and procedural changes and collaborates with other departments in the hospital

as needed

  1. Works in conjunction with

schedule coordinator, managers, supervisors, and other room leaders to

facilitate departmental productivity. Initiates actions to minimize case

delays, reports schedule information promptly to schedule coordinator and other

appropriate personnel.

  1. Operates the radiographic

equipment utilizing radiation safety procedures

  1. Operates physiologic

recorder/database system with expertise recognizing arrhythmias and

normal/abnormal waveforms

6.Operates manifold, power

injector, and other support equipment (VCR, ACT machines, oximeters, and

transport monitors)

7.Develops cines when necessary

according to policy

8.Able to recognize basic equipment

malfunctions and troubleshoot equipment in room. Report malfunctions to Biomed

promptly if unable to resolve

9.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

  1. 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

  1. 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

  1. Provide support for EP,

interventional and scrub assist for AAA procedures or radiographic/digital

imaging technique as needed

  1. Responsible for training and

education of new employees in the cardiac catheterization lab. Participates in

departmental educational programs by collaborating with staff educators to

facilitate orientation and acclimation of new staff members. Provides

educational opportunities and lectures for all staff members.

  • HEC

  • Job Cardiology (Non-Nursing)

Primary Location TEXAS-HOUSTON-ST LUKE VINTAGE

Daily Schedule PRN

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0100564