Cardiovascular Tech, Full-Time Days, Piedmont Eastside

Job Number: 1072226

Piedmont Eastside Medical Center - Snellville, Georgia
Shift/Schedule: Full-time


Description

Position Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of human growth and development, assessment, range of treatment, and care of patients appropriate to the ages of patients served
  • Functions as scrub person and monitor person during procedures in cardiac cath lab.
  • Assists in pre, post, and intra-operative care of the patient undergoing procedures in the cath lab.

 

  • Department Specific Criteria:
  • Performs scrub according to policy.
  • Monitors patients during procedures using Mac Lab/Cardio Lab per policy, and documents case info in case log.
  • Circulates during case and monitors patient, and ensures physician and scrub personnel have supplies as needed.
  • Assists with pre and post procedure documentation of patient care.
  • Prepares supplies and instrumentation according to physician’s preference cards and scheduled procedure.
  • Demonstrates aseptic technique.
  • Accurately performs surgical counts according to policy and procedure.
  • Demonstrates proper use of instruments, equipment, suturing, and cath lab monitoring equipment.
  • Follow departmental policy for proper use of personal protective equipment during procedures.
  • Prepares and properly disposes of sharps, blood, and waste according to policy and procedure.
  • Functions as a departmental preceptor as assigned.
  • Assists in preparing cath lab for procedures and performs assigned duties during cath lab procedures.
  • Assists team members in selecting and preparing routine supplies, instruments, and equipment for surgical procedures.
  • Checks all instruments and equipment for workability prior to usage, displaying knowledge of instruments and equipment.
  • Assists in returning equipment and instruments to proper locations in accordance with cath lab policy.
  • Assists in procuring supplies and instruments in accordance with physician’s preference card, knowledge of the procedure, and anatomy involved.
  • Identifies and transports patients as needed and assist with patient prep.
  • Shares responsibility for patient safety at all times.
  • Maintains an environment that is free of obstacles and hazards that could result in injury to patients and personnel.
  • Assists with proper positioning of patient on procedure table per physician preference and scheduled procedure.
  • Documents and charges supplies, equipment, procedures, and instruments for each procedure.
  • Assists in cleaning room following procedures according to departmental policies.
  • Assists in returning all supplies and equipment to proper locations following each case.
  • Participates in departmental PI/QC as required.
  • Ensures accurate billing of supplies and procedures per departmental policies.
  • Assists in other departments as required i.e. Cardiology, Stress Testing, Cardiac Rehab, and EKG’s.

 

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Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of approved surgical technology program or equivalent
  • BLS - American Heart Association - required
  • ACLS required within 60 days of hire or transfer
  • One (1) year experience required
  • Registered Cardiovascular Interventional Specialist (RCIS) OR Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES) – within the first 180 days of hire -required.

 


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