Department: RCH Cardiac Services Cath Lab
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40
Shift: Day (United States of America)
The Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist assists the physician in
performing invasive cardiovascular diagnostic and interventional procedures. One collects,
interprets, and processes data for cardiac/peripheral vascular related procedures. One must
be able to operate, troubleshoot, and manipulate highly technical equipment to obtain data
for medical diagnoses.
Job Description: Essential Functions:
Before the patient arrives in the room, prepares the procedure tray according to the Physicians preference, following sterile technique, with no more than five complaints per year.
Consistently and Positively works as a team member, helps coordinates the days schedule with all staff members in the lab to efficiently finish the days work load. Is accountable at work and completes the necessary training to safely work and troubleshoot technical equipment.
Ensures the procedure and related supplies are billed correctly.
Examines requisition for appropriate orders, exam date, indication for exam. Reprints corrected requisition.
Maintains knowledge of updates relating to supply stock, equipment, and procedural processes as they present themselves from Physicians and vendors.
Monitors, records, and documents procedure data with related paperwork: pressure tracings, EKG, and other procedural data. Documents and charges supplies with accuracy per use for each case involved.
Participates in quality control/performance improvement in Cardiac Cath lab/Ep as evidenced by report logs.
Establishes, maintains, and monitors the surgical environment to ensure that the potential for infection is reduced by proper sterilization, decontamination, and disinfection procedures.
Provides for the delivery of patient care based on individual needs through the collection of health data and ongoing patient assessment with identification of problems and needs.
Works cooperatively in assigned room to complete procedures and prepares for next case with minimal turnover time, as evidenced by observation of the surgical team. Promotes cooperative and efficient operation of the department (i.e., follows chain of command, cost containment, quiet environment), as evidenced by observation and feedback.
Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Night and weekend call coverage.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification - American Heart Association (AHA), Associates, Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification - American Heart Association (AHA), Radiologic Technologist (RT) - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) Certification - Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) - Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI)
Regional Health offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package that looks out for you and your family. We recognize there are many types of families, with many different needs. That's why our plans are flexible, allowing you to select the individual benefits which fit your personal needs.
Regional Health is an integrated health care system with the purpose of helping patients and communities live well. The organization, with headquarters in Rapid City, S.D., provides community-based health care in more than 20 communities in two states and 32 specialty areas of medicine. As the largest private employer in western South Dakota, Regional Health is comprised of five hospitals, 24 clinic locations and employs nearly 5,000 physicians and caregivers. Regional Health is committed to the future of medicine, with medical training partnerships, a medical residency program, and more than 130 active research studies.
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