Cath Lab Tech
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Shift: Day 4×10-Hour (06:00 – 16:30)
Description: Cardiac Cath Lab Technologist (CVT)The Cardiovascular Technologist (CVT), or Cath Lab Tech, works in a Cardiac Cath Lab and performs very complex procedures, including stent implants, cardiac pacemakers and defibrillators and other tests to diagnose heart disease. They take emergency calls and participate in saving the lives of those who are having a heart attack.CVT is responsible for helping to develop and implement systems to assure the smooth and efficient flow of patients for procedures. This individual must demonstrate technical expertise in working with electrophysiology and cardiovascular patients during invasive diagnostic and interventional angiographic procedures. Will assist in Cardiovascular procedures from newborn thru geriatric patient population. Duties for this position include but are not limited to: Monitor patients’ vital signs during tests Assist in administration of catheterization Operate machines used for catheterization procedures Hemodynamic monitoring of patients during basic EP and Cardiovascular procedures and other procedures scheduled in our invasive procedure lab Assisting with pre and post patient assessment and patient care within scope of practicePatient Education Circulating and scrubbing during invasive cardiovascular and EP procedures Provides patient care within a broad range of health care needs in Cardiac Special Procedures Basic Electrophysiology Diagnostic and Interventional procedures Implantable Cardiac Devices, Cardiac, Peripheral Vascular and Nephrology Diagnostic and Interventional procedures Systematically and continuously collects, assesses and documents data in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team to provide procedural care for the patient Documentation of chronological events of the procedure and medical care during the procedure will require basic computer skills to complete electronic medical record Assists the physician in the performance of pediatric and adult invasive diagnostic and interventional procedures Documents obtains accurate patient information and assists with data entry for national registries Assists with the patient monitoring of level of moderate sedation in conjunction with procedure performed and individual patient’s clinical state Initiates additional patient comfort measures/alternatives for sedation, as appropriate Assures that informed consent has been obtained on the patient prior to the start of the procedure and that all questions and concerns have been answered to the patient’s satisfactionActively participates in the Universal Protocol for all invasive procedures. Skills:Candidate must have a minimum of (2) two years of Cardiovascular Technologist work experience in a Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and minimum of (2) two years critical care experience. Must have experience with: Stent implants Cardiac Pacemakers Defibrillators EKG Catheterization EP proceduresEducation:High School diploma or equivalent required. Graduate of an accredited school of Cardiovascular Technology or Radiology Technology program required.The below certifications are required: ARRT, RCIS or RCES Certification BLS ACLS*Call rotating weekends, evenings: 3 techs will rotate**Candidate must already possess above items.*BF: M. Boyd Modified Time:3/25/2024 12:00:00 AM Account Manager: Marlie Hooper Account Manager Email: Marlie.Hooper@ayahealthcare.com COVID-19 Vaccine: Unknown Flu Vaccine: Unknown Submittals:Low Submittal Details: #Tier2 Travel ComplianceFingerprints: TRAVEL CONTRACTS please margin Internal Cost for all New Aya Direct assignments (not extension): $88.30 FOR APN, this cost will be passed to Agency on WOCRTO must be listed at time of submittalAya Offer Units: Max of 4 days RTO can be auto approvedValid NM or Compact RN license (required at time of submission)Valid Allied license in hand if submitting to allied job (pending licenses not accepted)50 mile local radius, locals not acceptedFloating: Unless specifically stated otherwise, travelers will be expected to float to like units within their scope, as needed based on facility needs. Travelers will receive brief orientation on the unit.