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Cardiac Cath Lab Technologist PRN

at Hospital Corporation of America

Posted: 2/22/2019
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: SDMC-Cath%20Lab
Keywords: hospital, patient

Job Description

Located in central Austin, St. David's Medical Center includes a 350-bed acute care hospital and a 64- bed rehabilitation hospital providing comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care. It is home to the internationally renowned Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute and St. David's Neuroscience & Spine Institute. The hospital provides a complete range of women's services, including its acclaimed maternity unit, maternal-fetal medicine, a high-risk maternal and neonatal transport team, the region's largest and most sophisticated Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and The Breast Center; complex surgical services; a comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Center; and a 24-hour emergency department.


St. David's Medical Center was named among the nation's 100 Top Hospitals by
Truven Health Analytics from 2010 to 2016. Truven also named St. David's Medical Center to the list of 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in 2013, 2015 and 2016. The hospital earned a national distinction for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group from 2012 to 2016, and it received the 2016 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence from Healthgrades for the fifth consecutive year, as well as Healthgrades' 2016 America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ for the second consecutive year.


Position Summary:
The Cath Lab Tech assists in all procedures performed in the cath lab area.  The Cath Lab Technologist provides a safe patient care environment that aids in the diagnosis and treatment of patients experiencing cardiac procedures. The Cath Lab tech maintains and operates the physiological systems, assists physicians during the procedures, and performs unit-based activities, which contribute to a positive and professional work environment. The Cath Lab Tech demonstrates the ability to function in all of the positions with the exception of nursing. Essential information is shared through documentation and verbal communication.

 

The Cath Lab Tech will participate in continuous process improvement activities in the unit.

 

Employee must be available for all schedules cases and be able to reach the hospital within 30-minutes when on call. 



Qualifications

Education:
Preferred: ARRT, RCIS, or Certified OR tech:  BLS;  ACLS

   

Experience:
Preferred:  Two years prior Cath Lab experience, performing both diagnostic and interventional procedures.

 

License/Certification:
Required:  If RT, require current TDH license/ARRT
Preferred:  CVT or RT with 2 years Cath Lab experience