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Cardiovascular Technologist, Full Time-Days, MRH: Cardiac Catheterization

Company: Memorial Healthcare System
Location: Hollywood
Posted on: November 13, 2021

Job Description:

Summary: During the CVIS procedure, provides highly technical pressure and EKG monitoring as well as scrubbing procedures to the patients in the Cath Lab. Detailed responsibilities:

  • Accurately accumulates and analyzes all hemodynamic data associated with CVIS procedures based upon the age of the patient assigned and correctly prepares and sets up all transducers prior to the procedure.Collects all chart data necessary to the procedure and enters it into the computer to produce a completereport. Correctly operates monitoring equipment, records all waveforms and informs physician of all abnormal readings. Thoroughly collects QI data on each patientReviews each report at the end of the case for accuracy before filing and transferring to workstation.
  • Scrubs on all procedures in the CVIS and prepares all sterile trays for the Cardiac and Vascular Interventional Suites procedures according to standards.
  • Provides direct patient care pre and post procedure under supervision of an RN such as placing patient onappropriate monitoring equipment (EKG, NBP and pulse oximeter), removing arterial and venous sheaths,maintaining proper hemostasis and documents vital signs, giving pre/post teaching instructions.
  • Prepares and maintains equipment, supplies, and lab area. Provides clerical support as necessary.
  • Assists in transporting patients. Competencies and skills: Essential:
    • STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR: Acts in a manner that supports the standards of communication, respect, privacy, and teamwork by demonstrating a commitment to professional and ethical conduct.
    • CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrates commitment to service excellence by promptly addressing internal/external customer issues/requests, resolving concerns while maintaining a professional image and behavior to build and enhance the patient/family/customer experience.
    • ACCOUNTABILITY: Accepts ownership of job roles and specific assignments/goals; works independently, takes responsibility for own actions; admits mistakes and judgment errors; and accepts constructive feedback. Connects personal work results to the accomplishment of team and organizational goals.
    • RESPONDING TO CHANGE: Accepts change and adapts in a positive and productive manner; handles unexpected situations and changes in direction calmly and with confidence. Views new assignments and job responsibilities as an opportunity for growth.
    • PATIENT ASSESSMENT AND CARE: Assesses and provides patient care prior to, during and/or after procedures; considering medical condition, age and diversity.
    • TEAM WORK: Contributes to fullest potential to achieve team goals.
    • PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED CARE: "Provides Patient and Family Centered Care to patients, families, visitors and internal customers" Education: Essential:
      • Accredited Program Education specialization: Essential:
        • Cardiovascular Credentials: Essential:
          • ACLS Certification
          • BLS Certification
          • Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist Education equivalent experience: Essential:
            • Graduate of a two year Cardiovascular Program or an equivalent Other information: Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Must be able to handle an emergency crisis and unpredictable situations. Must take call and work irregular hours as needed. Required Work Experience: 3 years clinical experience in a related field Working conditions: Essential:
              • Bending and Stooping 60.00%
              • Keyboard Entry 60.00%
              • Kneeling 40.00%
              • Lifting/Carrying Patients 35 Pounds or Greater 60.00%
              • Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%
              • Lifting or Carrying 25.01 lbs - 75 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%
              • Pushing or Pulling 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%
              • Pushing or Pulling 26 - 75 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%
              • Pushing or Pulling > 75 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%
              • Reaching 60.00%
              • Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm 60.00%
              • Sitting 40.00%
              • Squatting 40.00%
              • Standing 60.00%
              • Walking 60.00%
              • Audible Speech 80.00%
              • Hearing Acuity 80.00%
              • Depth Perception 80.00%
              • Distinguish Color 80.00%
              • Seeing - Far 80.00%
              • Seeing - Near 80.00%
              • Bio hazardous Waste 60.00%
              • Biological Hazards - Respiratory 60.00%
              • Biological Hazards - Skin or Ingestion 60.00%
              • Blood and/or Bodily Fluids 60.00%
              • Communicable Diseases and/or Pathogens 60.00%
              • Asbestos 40.00%
              • Dust 20.00%
              • Gas/Vapors/Fumes 20.00%
              • Hazardous Medication 40.00%
              • Latex 40.00%
              • Computer Monitor 40.00%
              • Fire Risk 20.00%
              • Laser/High Intensity Lights 20.00%
              • Moving Mechanical Parts 40.00%
              • Needles/Sharp Objects 60.00%
              • Radiation 40.00%
              • Wet or Slippery Surfaces 40.00% Organizational Profile: Since the opening of the one-story, 100-bed Memorial Hospital in 1953, the South Florida community has benefited from caring and compassionate healthcare at Memorial Regional Hospital. Today, with 553 beds and as the flagship facility of Memorial Healthcare System, Memorial Regional Hospital is one of Florida's largest and most sophisticated hospitals, offering leading-edge care and technologies. Services include:
                • Medical and Surgical Services
                • Emergency Room and Level I Trauma Center
                • Memorial Cancer Institute
                • Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute
                • Memorial Neuroscience Institute
                • The Family Birthplace
                • Women's Services
                • Wasie Neonatal Intensive Care Unit We are also home to a team of dedicated professionals, all of whom deliver nationally recognized, award-winning care. Memorial Regional Hospital has received Press Ganey's Guardian of Excellence Award for Patient Satisfaction (Inpatient Behavioral Health) for three consecutive years, has been recognized by Truven Health Analytics as one of the nation's 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals, and for the last seven years has received the Gold Plus Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association. Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.

Keywords: Memorial Healthcare System, Hollywood , Cardiovascular Technologist, Full Time-Days, MRH: Cardiac Catheterization, Healthcare , Hollywood, Florida

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