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Cardiovascular Tech PRN

Company: Maria Parham Health
Location: Henderson
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

The Cardiovascular Technologist is responsible for providing quality care in a mobile or fixed cardiac cath lab and a positive interpersonal experience for the patient. Additionally, the Cardiovascular Technologist will assist the cardiologists in all aspects of invasive cardiology, including scrubbing, circulating, monitoring and recording hemodynamic parameters in accordance to policy and procedure.Reports to: Cath Lab Supervisor

  • Prepares cath tray and other equipment as needed.
  • Calibrates and operates physiological monitor and computer.
  • Assists cardiologist as needed with:
  • Injecting contrast media into coronary arteries or heart chambers.
  • Panning the x-ray procedure table.
  • Inserting wires or catheters into an artery or vein.
    • Records, circulates or scrubs during procedures.
    • Monitors patient EKG as well as vascular and intracardiac pressures.
    • Assists in any resuscitative efforts or life threatening situations.
    • Operates IABP machine as needed.
    • Administers medication and oxygen under direct order and supervision of cardiologists, as appropriate.
    • Assists in any assigned tasks given by supervisor.Minimum EducationRegistry or certification in an Allied Health field such as Cardiovascular Technology, Respiratory Therapy, Paramedic or certificate of completion from approved CVT program required. Without benefit of degree, equivalent on the job training and experience of at least 2 years duration may be acceptable.Required SkillsLicensure/Certification: Appropriate certification in any of the above listed fields. Current BLS certification required and ACLS certification required within six months of employment.Minimum Work ExperiencePrefer three years of cardiac catheterization experience, cardiac nursing, special procedures, or respiratory therapy with cardiac/intensive care patients.Required SkillsRequires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.Maria Parham Health is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Keywords: Maria Parham Health, Durham , Cardiovascular Tech PRN, Other , Henderson, North Carolina

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