Provides patient care. Communicates continuously with physician about patient condition. Assists physician during invasive and noninvasive procedures. Operates all equipment safely and correctly. Maintains PAR levels. Ensures the needs of the Cardiac Cath Laboratory team are met. Clients served are predominately adults eighteen (18) year of age and older.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential Job Duties
Delivers quality service and positive interaction with our customers while performing the tasks within this job description. Assumes care for physical needs of the patient during examinations and procedures.
Operates imaging equipment, scrubs and assists physicians in the detection and localization of patient anatomy during diagnostic and interventional procedures within the Cardiac Cath lab.
Provides protection to patients, family members and self in accordance with radiation safety standards. Observes patient and equipment during procedures, documents patient reactions or problems on requisitions and reports immediately to supervisor.
Records key events occurring during the procedures and enters procedures and supplies via the physiologic computer system. Monitor and records ECG and pressure waveforms during the procedure.
Assists physician in detection and localization of patient anatomy utilizing proper positioning and establishment of appropriate technical factors and sterile technique.
Rotates and participates "on Call" when scheduled. Assists in additional coverage when applicable.
Assists with the care and maintenance of equipment and supplies. Cleans assigned area and maintains stock supply through inventory control.
Demonstrates the ability to handle emergency situations during high risk procedures.
Demonstrates the ability to work as a team member, assist physicians and assist with interpretation of data collected.
Reports to work on time and as scheduled, completes work within designated time.
Adheres to scheduling requests of the department (Works weekends, no â��special days offâ��, no exceptions, unless in school).
Adheres to the Principles of Service Standards of the facility while representing the organization in a positive and professional manner.
Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the facility, as well as the focus statement of the department and complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
Utilizes computerized punch time system correctly.
Completes annual education requirements and maintains regulatory requirements.
Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean and wears identification while on duty.
Completes in-services and returns in a timely fashion and has not missed any mandatory in-services.
Attends at least 8 staff meetings annually, is responsible for information presented at monthly staff meetings that he/she is unable to attend.
Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.
Licensed as a Radiologic Technologist (Rad Tech) by The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists(ARRT), or Certified/Registered as a Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS)by the Cardiovascular Credentialing International, or Certified/Registered as a Cardiovascular Technician (CVT) through an accredited school or program, or 15 years of documented equivalent experience in an Interventional Cardiac Catheterization Lab.
Documentation of 2-3 years of Cardiac Cath Laboratory work experience-preferred.
Current BCLS certification required.
Current ACLS certification required.
Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
Additional languages preferred.
Basic computer knowledge.
Proficient in interpreting EKGs and hemodynamic pressure tracings.
Operates different equipment: x-ray table, camera, video recorder, ultrasound machines, pressure injectors.
For physical demands of position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment, see following description.
Job: Cath Lab
Primary Location: Sunnyvale, Texas
Facility: Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Sunnyvale
Other Locations: Dallas Fort Worth
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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About Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Sunnyvale
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.