Cath Lab Tech I

Rockdale Medical Center Job ID: 7446-3867 Visit Original Ad Conyers, GA USA

Assists the physician in the performance of invasive cardiac & vascular procedures under the guidance and supervision of an experienced Cath Lab Tech. Supports to: Director, Cardiovascular Services. FLSA: Non-exempt

  • Identify steps in established procedures to provide technical assistance for selected diagnostic and interventional invasive cardiology procedures, which include supply, equipment operation, monitoring, imaging and use of medical devices
  • Use hemodynamic and ECG monitoring, including interpretation of data.
  • Scrub assist for all diagnostic and interventional CV procedures including preparation of supplies and instruments, preparation and maintenance of the sterile field, preparation and manipulation of cardiac catheters, guide-wires and devices
  • Injection of contrast media from the sterile field as directed and supervised by the physician
  • Documentation of procedures and patient information according to hospital policy
  • Assist to coordinate procedure schedule as assigned
  • Assist with inventory control as directed by the supervisor / manager
  • Ensures adherence to departmental policies regarding radiation safety and monitoring and universal precautions.
  • Assists with maintenance of rooms via completion of end of month checklists.
  • Practice standard infection prevention measures, including hand washing (ie: after touching patients and upon entering and leaving patient rooms.)
  • Patient Experience: Employee shall endeavor to provide a superior patient experience.

Qualifications

Minimum Education (required):

  • Completion of a RN, RCIS, Radiology Technology program, Respiratory Therapist program for RRT, Paramedic Education Program.

Required Skills:

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

  • Performing and interpreting 12-Lead EKG
  • Knowledge of cardiac & vascular anatomy & physiology, disease processes, treatments, and complications.
  • Knowledge of diagnostic & interventional cardiac & vascular procedures, treatments, and potential outcomes.

Certifications (required):

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

Certifications (preferred):

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP)
  • Perioperative Nurse (CNOR)

Minimum Work Experience

1 year Healthcare Imaging, Paramedic, or Respiratory experience
OR New Graduate RN or New Graduate RCIS program

Required Licenses

Registered Radiologic Cardiovascular Interventional Technologist (RT-CI), or
Radiologic Cardiovascular Technologist (RT-CV), or
Radiologic Technologist (RT-R), or
Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or
National Registered Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (NREMT-P) or
RN license in the State of Georgia

Schedule Full-time
Shift Rotating