Cardiovascular Invasive Tech
Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Posted on: January 16, 2022
*$15,000 SIGN ON BONUS* -- *JOB SUMMARY* The Cardiovascular
Invasive Specialist, under general supervision, assists Physicians
during catheterization / electrophysiology lab procedures. Prepares
room and equipment, instructs patients, monitors patient's
condition and provides routine and emergency patient care during
procedures. Contributes to the orientation and training of other
personnel. Assist in daily, monthly, and or quarterly quality
control initiative through auditing and reporting. *ESSENTIAL
FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE* Assists Physicians with
arteriograms/catheterizations, permanent pacemaker implantations,
implantable cardiac defibrillators, diagnostic and interventional,
peripheral and coronary, interventional and thrombolytic therapy.
Follows national and state radiation protection regulations for
patients, self and staff. Provides emergency procedures
(Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), defibrillation, etc.) as
needed. Performs pre and post-procedure care and monitoring.
Orients patients for catheterization or electrophysiology
procedures. Answers related questions to make patient comfortable.
Monitors patient?s ECG, pressures, temperature and impendences
while in Electrophysiology Lab; notifies physician of variances.
Assists in running RF/Cryo ablation systems, 3D mapping, and
records other procedural documentation. Manages and maintains
images that may include stenosis analysis, formatting and
processing on both cardiac and peripheral cases. Assists in
procedure rooms and collects registry and quality data on
appropriate forms. Gathers catheterize-tion data and prepares
procedure reports. Prepares and maintains sterile fields for Lab
procedures. Orders and maintains inventory of procedure room
supplies. Ensures procedure rooms are adequately stocked and
equipment has not expired. Coordinates and/or audits resources
during yearly inventories. Performs routine calibration and
maintenance of complex equipment; notifies appropriate personnel
for repairs. Assist in the orientation and training of new staff
and students or extra duties as determined by supervisor/manager.
Oversees some level of quality control monitoring, such as NPSG
auditing, turnaround times, performance improvement initiatives.
(Daily, monthly and/or quarterly). Participates in shared
governance, department, hospital, or professional organizations and
committees. This can also include LEAN initiatives, NOBLE, 5S
projects, inter-departmental committee, or any professional
organization participation, QC assurance with leaders, etc.
Oversees the committee as requested. Transports patients to and
from procedural area. Demonstrates good customer service skills.
*KEY SUCCESS FACTORS* Education and/or Experience requirements
(must meet one of the following): - Associates degree in a related
field of, or - Completion of US military training program and
experience equivalent to an Associate?s equivalent or 2 years of
related cardiovascular lab experience, or - 2 years of related
cardiovascular lab experience. Must be available for ?On Call?
response requirements per facility/department policy. Knowledge and
ability to apply complex invasive cardiac and vascular principles,
instrumentation and techniques. Knowledge of cardiovascular anatomy
and physiology. *BENEFITS* Our competitive benefits package
includes the following - Immediate eligibility for health and
welfare benefits - 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match
up to 5% - Tuition Reimbursement - PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level --
*QUALIFICATIONS* EDUCATION - Associate's or 2 years of work
experience above the minimum qualification EXPERIENCE - Less than 1
Year of Experience CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION -
--------------Basic Life Support (BLS) --------------ACLS (ACLS):
ACLS and BLS required. --------------ARRT-R Radiography (ARRT-R),
Cert Cardiac Device Spec (CCDS), Cert EP Specialist (CEPS), Medical
Radiologic Tech (MRT), Reg Cardio Electrophysiology (RCES), Reg
Cardiovascular Invasive Sp (RCIS): Must meet one of the following:
American Registry of Radiologic Tech(ARRT-R) and MRT thru TX
Medical Board, or Cardio Invasive Spec(RCIS), or Reg Cardiac
Electro Spec(RCES), or Cert Electro Spec(CEPS), or Cert Cardiac
Device Spec (CCDS).
Baylor Scott And White Health
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