HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Cardiac Cath Lab Technologist in Austin, Texas
The Cath Lab Technologist performs specified exams to acquire diagnostic x-ray results for interpretation and diagnosis. Delivers comprehensive patient care in accordance with individual patient needs. Promotes an environment of safety for the patient and co-workers and physicians. Provides guidance and assistance to other Cath Lab personnel. Accepts other duties that relate to patient care and to facilitate the Cath Lab schedule. Gathers and calculates data which will aid the physician in making diagnosis. Assists physicians with all invasive procedures with appropriate sterile technique. Assumes Charge responsibility when necessary. Act as a patient advocate within the hospital environment.
*Knowledge & Skills:
AGE-SPECIFIC CRITERIA: The employee must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based upon physical, social, educational, safety and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in the assigned service area. The skill and knowledge needed to provide such care may be gained through education, training or experience. For adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients: Knowledge of growth and development; Ability to assess age-specific safety issues; Ability to assess age-specific needs; Ability to assess age-specific social development; Exhibits communication skills necessary to interpret age-specific response; Ability to involve family or significant other in decision making related to plan of care; Ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of the patient's needs an nursing care related to physical development.
Education: Required: Graduate of an accredited school of radiological technology or cardiovascular technology or has functioned independently as a scrub/monitor tech in the Cath Lab for minimum of 2 years.
Required: For AART, 2 years experience in radiology and/or one year clinical experience in Cath Lab and/or Special Procedures. RCIS, registry eligible CVT must have recent Cath Lab experience or clinical training from and accredited school or has functioned independently as a scrub/monitor tech in the Cath Lab for minimum of 2 years.
Credentials: Preferred: ARRT or RCIS, registry eligible CVT or has functioned independently as a scrub/monitor tech in the Cath Lab for minimum of 2 years.
Job: *Clinical Techs - CV Cath Lab Surg Vasc & Central Sterile
Title: Cardiac Cath Lab Technologist
Location: Texas-Austin-South Austin Medical Center
Requisition ID: 00196-57467