Cardiac Procedure Tech
Additional Information About the Role
- 12 Hour Shifts
- Night Shift or Rotating Day/Night Shift
- Benefits Eligible
- PCT or CNA Experience Required
Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
The Cardiac ICU (CICU) or Coronary ICU (CCU) at Barnes-Jewish Hospital is a 15-bed intensive care unit that specializes in the care of patients experiencing cardiogenic shock, myocardial infarction, heart failure, arrythmias, and cardiac arrest, among other diagnoses. The CICU nursing staff are highly skilled in the care for critically ill patients, and are trained to specialize in the care of specific devices, such as Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps, Impella, and Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVAD), along with critical care lines and interventions such as Swan-Ganz catheters, arterial lines, central lines, ventilators, dialysis, and targeted temperature management.
Our CICU team consists of Cardiology Attendings, Fellows, Residents, Registered Nurses, Pharmacists, Patient Care Technicians, Unit Secretaries, Respiratory Therapists, Case Managers, and Social Workers. Our comprehensive multidisciplinary approach ensures we are taking the most excellent care of our patients and their families. Nurse to patient ratios are usually 1:2 or 1:1, depending on acuity.
Scrubs and monitors invasive cardiovascular procedures. Provides direct patient care and other support duties under the supervision of a registered nurse for Cardiac catheterization Lab. May also provide support for Electrophysiology procedures.
ResponsibilitiesProvides patient care in the recovery room and circulation duties under the direct supervision of the nurse.Assists the physician throughout the invasive procedure using hemodynamic and x-ray equipment.Scrubs for cardiac catheterization as assigned.
EducationHigh School Diploma or GED
Supervisor ExperienceNo Experience
EducationAssociate's Degree - Health Science