Tech, Cath Lab

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center
Department: Cath Lab
Hospital or Company Website: Visit Website
Address: 232 South Collins Road, Sunnyvale, TX, USA

Job Description

SHIFT:

  • Rotate

SCHEDULE:

  • PRN

POSITION SUMMARY:

  • Performs direct and indirect functions in the Cardiac Cath Lab.
  • Assists all Physicians/staff with clinical and technical aspects of cardiovascular care performs miscellaneous duties as assigned.
  • Scrubs monitors and circulates in all invasive procedures in the Cath lab and IVR.
    (Invasive/surgical and interventional procedures) inventory control.
  • Able to function on all cardiac alerts and STEMI cases.

Responsibilities

  • Assesses physical, psychosocial, and growth and development needs of the patient, completes pre, intra and post procedure assessment, informs nurse/MD of any changes in patient s condition.
  • Develops a plan of care for procedure being performed, plan of care is individualized to include specific patient problems, needs and scheduled procedure.
  • Provides teaching and guidance to patient and/or family as well as staff members.
  • Able to execute x-ray for desired views- abdominal aorta gram, runoff, division, storing and printing images, sets priorities for care of patients based on patient s needs and resources available, identifies and performs appropriately in emergency patient care solutions.
  • Knowledge of set up and monitoring of IABP, assists with set-up, insertion and care of temporary and permanent pacemakers.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • Required: BS in Radiology or equivalent. Basic EKG course

Experience

  • Required: 6 months in Cath Lab/Cardiac Intervention Lab.
  • Preferred: 1 year experience providing cardiac cath, radiology care

Certifications

  • Required: BLS. ACLS within 6 months of hire.
  • Preferred: RCIS certification

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