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Company: Prisma Health
Location: Greenville, SC
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

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Job Summary

The Cardiac Cath Lab CV Technologist, utilizing specialized knowledge, provides clinical support and direction for diagnostic and interventional Cardiovascular procedures. Supports the procedureal team, scrubbing with the physician tableside or monitoring and documenting the case. Maintains compentency in each role, utilizing evidence-based pracitices and research consistent with Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist or Radiologic Technologist scope of practice. Performs procedures effectively during call back. Exercises appropriate judgement utilizing resources.

Accountabilities

  • PATIENT ASSESSMENT-.  Gathers pertinent records needed for procedures such as: History and Physical, Lab reports, and Medication Record. Anticipates and/or predicts changes and modifies any care delivered to best meet the needs of the patient. Assists with direct patient pre-procedure assessment within scope of practice . This includes the following: assessment of the patient's medical and surgical history, ASA classification, NPO status, pertinent labs, and sedation plan with primary documentation. Notifies procedural  of any missing information. Reports and documents findings  Incorporates patient preferences, concerns, and special needs in procedure process.   Follows Infection Control policies and procedures on all patients. 10%
  • CIRCULATING- May circulate with exception of medication administration - maintains safe working environment.  Knows the location and use of emergency equipment. Demonstrated completion of annual departmental competencies. Performs inpatient/outpatient procedures  with physician order.  Operates applicable hospital equipment.  Performs proper body mechanics.  Takes immediate and appropriate action in life threatening emergencies and/ or crisis situations.  .  Knowledgeable of medications used during procedures and emergencies  Adheres to radiation safety guidelines.  Assures specimens are collected, handled properly, correctly labeled, and submitted to the appropriate department.  Performs point of care testing. 10%
  • COMMUNICATION- Communicates appropriately with hospital personnel, medical staff, patients, families, outside resources, and others verbally and in writing. Functions as a team player demonstrating willingness to help whenever necessary, displaying a positive image of the department and GHS. Utilizes SBAR communication tools.  Is discrete in the use of confidential information per HIPPA.  Reports errors/incidents/problems to appropriate personnel promptly and documents correctly in Event Reporting online system.  Ensures physician is informed of all pertinent patient information.  5%
  • Provides 24 hour coverage for any emergent cardiac procedure within a 30 minute window for STEMI. response..  5%
  • EDUCATION- Ensures that the patient understands and consents to procedures to be performed; contact physician performing procedure as needed.  Performs education to increase patient and family knowledge.  Ensures that the patient and family are well informed; fulling explaining time frames to family members.  Implements and/or assists in patient education regarding procedures and health maintenance.  Act as a resource person to other levels of staff.  Maintains BLS/ACLS certification.  Attends and participates in departmental staff meetings.  Assumes responsibility for own continuing education, both formal and informal.  Participates in development of self and other staff members.  Attends scheduled departmental in-services. Completes CBTs and annual competencies in coordination with work schedule and checks email, bulletin boards for departmental/system-wide updates. 10%
  • ORGANIZATIONAL SKILL- Demonstrates organizational ability by using time/equipment/resources effectively.  If in Charge role -establishes daily procedure schedule in accordance with patient/procedure priorities and physician preferences.  Recognizes/analyses/solves problems.  Anticipates needs of physicians.  Ensures that the daily schedule is carried out through individual or cooperative efforts.  Exercises analytical judgement on work to be done.  Keeps physicians, patients and families informed of any delays in schedule 15%
  • EQUIPMENT RESPONSIBILITIES- Proper care and cleaning of patient equipment and all items in patient room.  Maintenance and stocking of supplies for smooth operation of department.  Cleans equipment properly and documents; notifies appropriate department for repair and removes from service and place note on equipment not functioning correctly.  Provides for safe and continued operable equipment.  Communicates issues such as damaged or missing cables to supervisor/manager. 15%
  • SCRUB ROLE-Knowledgeable of all angiographic exam, interventional cardiology procedures, and the use of contrast agents.  Knowledgeable of radiographic equipment operation and radiation safety.  Knowledgeable of catheters, guidewires, balloon dilatation catheters, stents as well as other supplies.  Knowledgeable of operation of physiological monitoring equipment and power injectors. Obtains appropriate supplies and prepares room for patient. Access patient's condition and level of cooperation and makes appropriate judgment of proper care within scope of practice.  Practices proper sterile technique.  Conducts surgical scrub before invasive procedures. Wears appropriate protective covering (hat, mask, etc.)  responds to codes and other emergency situations appropriately. Demonstrates proper technique for removal and management of arterial sheath. 15%
  • HEMODYNAMIC MONITORING ROLE-responsible for accurate and timely documentation of events of the case. Interpretation and management of Hemodynamic monitoring. Anticipates potential issues and demonstrates clinical assessment and intervention, notifying physician and team of alterations in hemodynamics. Demonstrates accurate documentation of ACC data fields and charging of procedures. 15%

Supervisory/Management Responsibilities

This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director, or executive.

Minimum Requirements

  • Graduate of a certificate or degree granting program or post-secondary educational program in a health science:  cardiovascular technology, radiologic technology, respiratory therapy or paramedic.

  • Current Credentials with ARRT for Radiologic Technologist or RCIS for CVT, RRT,  Paramedic

  • No previous CCL experience required. CCL experience highly preferred.

In Lieu Of

  • In Lieu of the education and experience requirements noted above, current Prisma Health team members in the role of CV Technologist on 11/08/2020 are grandfathered from the educational requirements listed above. 

Required Certifications, Registrations, Licenses

  • ARRT for Radiology if a graduate of an accredited school of Radiology; OR RCIS for Invasive CV Technology

  • SCRQSA License

  • BLS and ACLS

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Arrhythmia Competency

  • ARRT (CV), or RCIS, or previous CCL experienced preferred

  • Epic Cupid or Radiant preferred

  • Basic computer skills

Work Shift

Day (United States of America)

Location

Greenville Memorial Med Campus

Facility

1008 Greenville Memorial Hospital

Department

10087137 Cardiac Catheterization

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