HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Cardiac Cath Lab Technician - PRN in Las Vegas, Nevada
Utilizing advanced digital technology and an accomplished medical staff,Southern Hills Hospitalprovides the communities of southwest Las Vegas with emergency and pediatric emergency services, behavioral health inpatient and outpatient programs for ages 55 and older, an accredited Chest Pain Center, a Certified Primary Stroke Center, OB-GYN and diagnostic imaging and surgical services. Southern Hills Hospital’s advanced care and superior service make for better outcomes and an exceptional patient experience.
Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the patients served in his/her department. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span, possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs, and provides care needed as described in the departmental policies and procedures.
Apply x-ray energy to assist in diagnosis or treatment in accordance to scope of practice per SICP Standard of Practice Guideline. Performs cardiac/peripheral and related procedures to demonstrate anatomic images for interpretation by or at the request of a licensed practitioner. Exercises professional judgment in performance of services and maintains a demeanor that reflects a high standard of medical ethics. Provides appropriate patient care and recognizes patient conditions essential for the successful completion of procedures.
Duties(included but not limited to):* *· Must have excellent English verbal and written skills including the ability to understand instruction and medical term and to write procedures · Must be able to perform, review baseline patient assessment, and evaluate patient response to diagnostic or interventional maneuvers during the Cath procedures. · Must be able to operate and maintain all diagnostic and therapeutic equipment used in Cath Lab · Must have working knowledge of radiation safety · Must be able to perform scrub assist duties under direct physician supervision: insertion and manipulation of guide-wires and catheters into vasculature under fluoroscopic guidance for diagnostic and interventional purposes · Must be able to obtain invasive hemodynamic data, cardiac output, and blood samples, recognize normal and abnormal intra-cardiac and vascular pressure waveforms and notifies other team members · Must have visual and auditory acuity to use equipment safely and effectively and to evaluate data accurately · Stamina to wear protective lead gloves and apron during certain procedures for prolonged periods · Works confidently in crisis or emergency situations · Assess patient status, health care procedures and techniques and monitor quality of patient care
- Completion of an accredited school of Radiography program or
- Completion of an accredited school of Cardio Vascular Invasive Specialty or
- Completion of an accredited school of Certified Surgical Technologist (AST)
- Minimum two (2) years’ cath lab experience or in Operating Room.
- Demonstrated experience in establishing interpersonal relationships necessary to promote an effective working environment.
- Demonstrates documented competence specific to Cardiovascular Invasive Procedures with a minimum of two (2) years as a radiographer,
- RCIS – Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist - Preferred
- Must obtain RCIS within 18 months of hire
- ARRT with two (2) years’ Cath Lab experience minimum
- BAR Exam (Passing In-house)
Job: *Clinical Techs - CV Cath Lab Surg Vasc & Central Sterile
Title: Cardiac Cath Lab Technician - PRN
Location: Nevada-Las Vegas-Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center
Requisition ID: 08967-4043