Cardiac Cath Lab Tech, PRN

Location
Houston, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 13, 2018
Closes
Feb 23, 2018
Specialty
Cardiology, Cath Lab
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Part Time
Cath Lab Tech (Cardiovascular Tech) - Premier - PRNCentral Staffing

Job Description
Position responsible for assisting physicians in the cath lab as part of a team who performs both diagnostic and therapeutic cardiac procedures being proficient in all aspects of Cardiac Cath Lab procedures and requiring little to no supervision.Memorial Hermann Central Staffing has excellent opportunities for experienced professionals to work in a friendly, team-oriented environment. As the internal staffing pool for Memorial Hermann's network of facilities throughout the Greater Houston area, we offer the following benefits:  steady, long-term assignments with flexible scheduling, a work environment and atmosphere consistently ranked among the best in Houston, great hourly rates and benefits that include a 403(b) retirement plan. Apply today and come to work in a caring atmosphere that allows you to focus on achieving the best possible patient outcomes.

*2+ years of Cath Lab Tech experience is highly preferred.



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Graduate of an academic program of health sciences or invasive cardiovascular technology, required

License/Certification:

Certified in Basic or Advanced Life Support, required

One of the following required:
  • Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) by Cardiovascular Credentialing International; or
  • Five years of experience as an Invasive Cardiovascular Technologist

Experience/ Knowledge/ Skills:

Ability to lift and/or maneuver patients in conjunction with others in order to perform job functions.

Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of “we advance health” through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Provides technical support to physicians during catheterization procedures as a scrub technician, charter or driver, providing physician with handling of sterile equipment
  • Records all types of cardiovascular procedures; performs physiologic monitoring of patients during procedures interpreting ECG patterns and dysrhythmias; analyzes arterial and venous blood gas and respired gas samples through the operation of automatic analyzing equipment to determine patient’s cardiac output, metabolic state and oxygen saturation
  • Enters patient data in computer for patient record at a competent level and according to the age/needs of the patient/population served.
  • Operates recording and imaging equipment, as required, and maintains quality control of hemodynamic equipment and film processing equipment
  • Maintains supplies and equipment in the Cardiac Cath Laboratory according to department standards.
  • Ensures safe care to patients adhering to policies, procedures, and standards of care, within budgetary specifications, including time/supply management and accuracy of practice.
  • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education, skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor, and resource to less experienced staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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