Cardiac Cath Lab Tech

Portsmouth Regional Hospital Job Code: 00147-7527 Visit Original Ad Portsmouth, NH USA

Portsmouth Regional is a 209-bed acute care hospital located in Portsmouth, NH, and is part of HCA, the nation’s largest provider of healthcare services, serving the seacoast region’s residents in New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts and is also one of the area’s largest employers. Portsmouth Regional Hospital is the only Level II Trauma Center on the Seacoast and one of only three in New Hampshire to earn this important distinction. Portsmouth Regional Hospital (PRH) has been recognized with “A” grades which rates how well hospitals protect patients from errors, injuries and infections.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Cardiac Cath Lab Technician under the supervision of the Director/Manager/Assigned Designee provides technical assistance and works collaboratively with the nurse and physician or designee to prepare the patient and perform diagnostic and interventional cardiology, and vascular procedure related to the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. Supports the Portsmouth Regional Hospital Mission and Values statement.

SPECIFIC ELEMENTS & ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Demonstrates:

  1. Sound knowledge of diagnostic and interventional procedures within the department.
  2. Ability to use all equipment necessary for specific procedures including monitoring and hemodynamic system(s)
  3. Competency with sterile technique & radiation safety

In collaboration with the licensed nurse:

  1. Prepares patients for procedure, monitors patient condition throughout procedure, and recovers patients following procedure

Requirements:

Education:
2-Year/Associate’s Degree in Radiology Tech or RCIS

Experience:
1+ years’ experience preferred

Certifications:
ACLS
BLS

Associate’s Degree/College Diploma

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