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ID: 59903543

Shift: day – 4×10

Description: Orientation hours are non-billable. Non-Billable Hours = 36.0Wellstar will not accept more than 3 days of RTOJob Summary:The Cardiovascular Technologist I is a professional without Cath lab &/or interventional experience training to assist during diagnostic and therapeutic invasive cardiovascular procedures. He/she will train to assist the physician during the procedures and operate specialized equipment in a safe and efficient manner. The Cardiovascular Technologist I is responsible for maintaining sterile technique during procedures and assisting the Cath_EP Lab Manager/Director in the maintenance of a safe and efficient environment dealing primarily with adults eighteen to sixty-five, and geriatric patients over the age of sixty-five.The cardiovascular technologist I may participates in the cath or EP call rotation once appropriately oriented and checked off on clinical and operational competencies.Core Responsibilities and Essential Functions:Clinical Skills- Will train to assist the physician in the performance of facility specific cardiovascular cath and EP procedures- Will train function in monitoring, scrubbing, or circulating roles- Able to use critical thinking skills- Work in conjunction with interventional cardiologists, electrophysiologists, and cardiologists- Will train to prep and educate the patient for procedure- Demonstrates and understands sterile technique Quality and Patient Safety- Verifies patient ID using 2 patient identifiers, i.e.. Armband, DOB, verbal identification- Verifies front of patient chart for same/similar name sticker- Verifies Written Order and Consent, seeks clarification if order or consent unclear- Uses and understands preprocedural verification/ time out form- Understands and complies with site/ side marking when indicated Job Responsibilities- Must be flexible with hours to meet departmental needs- Able to work scheduled and cath lab On-Call hours when allowed- Knows existing lines of communication and authority- Handles communications properly- Introduces self to patient and/or guardian utilizing proper scripting ie. AIDET- Transports patients as needed- Provides privacy and comfort for patient/customers- Assists with maintenance of departmental records, Joint Commission standards, State and Federal Regulations and performance Improvement- Learns how to enter data in to cath lab log and and how to verify accuracy and completeness- Completes necessary paperwork- Answers departmental phone using proper scripting- Maintains stock levels and outdates- Maintain current License and BLS/ACLS certifications- Works as a team with other cath_EP lab staff to obtain the best possible outcome- Performs any other duties as needed when asks by leadership- Prepares necessary supplies and equipment for procedure Patient Education- Will train to provide patient, family/support system education- Will train to learn how to provide patient education as it relates to their procedure, including preparing the patient for future procedures and/or transfer to another facility- Will train to provide post procedural home care instructions as neededRequired Minimum Education:GED of an Associate, Required orBachelor’s Degree program in Health Science; Required andOne year of relevant experience in medical setting (i.e. LPN, RT, EMT/Paramedic) may be substituted in lieu of formal education; Required andGraduate of CVT program PreferredRequired Minimum License(s) and Certification(s):All certifications are required upon hire unless otherwise stated.Advanced Cardiac Life Support or ACLS – Instructor or ACLS – ProvisionalBasic Life Support or BLS – InstructorRegistered CVI Specialist-PreferredAdditional License(s) and Certification(s):Required Minimum Experience:Work experience in medical setting PreferredRequired Minimum Skills:Basic knowledge of cardiovascular cath or electrophysiology procedures, patient positioning, exposure factors and radiation protection.Required special/advanced procedure registry as outline above.Basic knowledge of electrocardiography, coronary heart disease, cardiac anatomy and physiology preferred with EKG interpretation.Basic knowledge of hemodynamics, intracardiac electrograms, and electrophysiology equipment.Ability to react quickly to emergency patient care situations Ability to maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, patients, families and physicians.The individual must be able to communicate and understand verbal and written English language and display a positive attitude.Bill rate:70Shift:Day (United States of America)Additional note:Additional Job DescriptionShift: 7:00a-5:30p with call 10-12 days a month and every 3rd weekendExperience circulating diagnostic/interventional coronary and peripheral cath lab procedures, IABP, Impella, EP, moderate sedation, arterial sheath pulls, and knowledge of EPIC EMR.Internal VMS: JR-14894 – Workday

Guaranteed Hours: 40

Contract Weeks:91

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