Job Description

Location: St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
Posted Date: 11/1/2019
Cardiac Cath Tech, Per Diem, Day Shift, No Weekends, Holidays Required, MA RT License Required, Cath Experience Required, ACLS Required

POSITION SUMMARY:

(Briefly describe the overall purpose of this position - Why does it exist and how does it contribute to the overall organization?)

Under the direction of a Cardiologist, the Cardiac Catheterization Technologist performs functions related to hemodynamic and imaging, and ambulatory monitoring operation in the Cardiology department. This person performs those procedures at a level not requiring constant supervision

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

(Use bullets for specific responsibilities)

  • Performs all Cardiac Catheterizations Technologist's duties under the direction of the Chief
  • Radiologic Technologist.

  • Performs and records hemodynamic monitoring.

  • Maintains proficiency through continuing education credits.

  • Assists with the radiologic operations of the Cardiac Cath Lab.

  • Performs quality control standard by using the optimum diagnostic imaging.

  • Performs simple trouble-shooting for equipment.

  • Requests service as needed.

  • Completes the patient billing forms for the Cath Lab procedures(s).

  • Performs the daily calibration and maintenance of the film processor with the use of sensitometric
  • and densitometric equipment.

  • Assists with the preparation of the cardiology patients having an invasive procedure.

  • Performs other related duties as required.

  • Takes evening and week-end calls for emergency procedures in the Cardiac Catherterization
  • Laboratory.

  • This person shall be accountable for maintaining the confidentiality and security of all hospital-related, medical staff-related, and patient-related data and information.

  • This person shall be accountable for abiding by all relevant hospital policies and procedures.

  • Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment.
  • Commits to recognize and respect cultural diversity for all customers (internal and external).
  • Communicates effectively with internal and external customers with respect of differences in cultures, values, beliefs and ages, utilizing interpreters when needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

(Examples: Ability to work independently and take initiative; Good judgment and problem solving skills; Communication skills; Interpersonal and organizational skills; Level of confidentiality)

  • Good judgment and problem solving skills
  • Must be able to collaborate and effectively communicate with physicians, nurses and other health care professionals
  • Effective communication, interpersonal and organization skills

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSURE/TECHNICAL/OTHER:

Education: Graduate of an allied health or certificate program for Cardiovascular Technology or Radiologic Technology

Experience (Type & Length): Previous catheterization laboratory experience preferred.

Certification/Licensure: MA RT License, ACLS Required, Annual training in CPR required.

Software/Hardware:

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