American Heart Association CPR
This position is accountable to perform catheterization laboratory procedures in a timely and accurate manner in accord with physician's orders. The Cardiac Catheterization Lab Technologist will assist physicians in the performance of effective patient therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. This position must demonstrate a commitment of quality service to our patients, the public and our co - workers.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
Operates cardiac catheterization devices and support equipment to assist physicians in obtaining diagnostic information.
Assists physicians as a sterile assistant in the performance of fluoroscopic catheterization procedures.
Monitors the patient's ECG, hemodynamic status and other clinical signs during procedures to ensure patient safety during clinical procedures.
Prepares and sets up patients for procedure. This includes all preparations necessary to ensure a quality clinical outcome for the patient.
Monitors and maintains equipment and keeps it in working order to ensure continuous availability for clinical operations.
Performs emergency patient care management responsibilities, in accordance with ACLS guidelines to ensure a quality clinical outcome for the patient.
High school graduate.
Registered Cardiovascular Technologist preferred. Certification or registry eligible considered with 3 years experience in that field, certification required within 3 years of employment, in lieu of certification must have 3 years direct Cardiac Catheterization Lab Technologist experience required.
Two (2) years experience in a Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory or Special Procedures area preferred. Intensive Care or relevant related experience considered.
BLS certification required; ACLS certification required at 1 year of employment.
One year experience in health care field preferred