Cath Lab Technologist
Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Posted on: November 26, 2022
St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of
its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable
asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to
satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering
commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured;
educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and
improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a
patient's ability to pay for health care. The Cardiac Cath Tech is
responsible for providing patient care pre, peri and post-invasive
cardiac procedures under the direct supervision of a Cardiac Cath
Lab RN. He/she must abide by the rules and regulations of St.
Luke's Hospital and Health Network and the regulations set forth by
the National Radiation Commission pertaining to radiation safety.
He/she is responsible for remaining current in practice and
knowledgeable in invasive cardiology technology. JOB DUTIES AND
- Delivers professional care to patients under direct supervision
of Cardiac Cath Lab RN.
- Participates in the performance of various diagnostic and
therapeutic procedures in the Cardiac Cath Lab and other
departments relating to procedures performed in the Cardiac Cath
- Provides accurate documentation of care provided in accordance
with Hospital and Cardiac Cath Lab policies and procedures.
- Demonstrates the action of understanding of specific
medications utilized in the Cardiac Cath Lab and comprehends
indications for usage.
- Monitors hemodynamic status of patients and responds
appropriately to fluctuation of parameters.
- Assumes on-call responsibilities as scheduled and provides
voluntary additional hours as needed to complete procedures and
provide patient care in the Cardiac Cath Lab.
- Demonstrates proficiency in maintaining hemostasis of access
- Demonstrates proficiency in the operation of all equipment
utilized in the Cardiac Cath Lab.
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
Standing for up to 8 hours per day in 4 hour increments while
wearing up to 20 lbs. of lead protective equipment. Sitting for up
to 8 hours per day in 4 hour increments while wearing up to 20 lbs.
of lead protective equipment. Walking for up to 6 hours per day in
30 minute increments. Continuous use of fingers and hands includes;
frequent twisting and turning, fingering and handling and
occasional firm grasping. Frequent use of upper extremities. Must
be able to apply digital pressure to specific area utilizing
fingers, hands, and upper extremities for up to 40 minutes without
variation of pressure applied. Occasional working with arms above
head and occasional lifting up to 10 lbs. above head. Rarely
lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs. Frequent pushing and pulling up
to 350 lbs. Occasional stooping, bending or crouching. Hearing as
it relates to normal conversation, as well as high and low
frequency. Seeing as it relates to general vision, near and far
vision, color and peripheral vision, as well as depth perception
and visual monotony. Touching as it relates to feeling, as in
condition of skin and presence of pulses.
Registered Invasive Cardiovascular Technologist or Registered
Radiology Technologist or Graduate of a program related to
procedures performed in the Cardiac Cath Lab with successful
completion of RCIS exam within 1 yr. of hire.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Previous Cath Lab experience preferred. BLS required. ACLS within 1
yr. of hire date. May accept a minimum of 5 years applicable
experience in lieu of education or registration. Please complete
your application using your full legal name and current home
address. Be sure to include employment history for the past seven
(7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you are
encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history,
education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is
highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of
submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in
St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity
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