HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Cardiac Cath Lab Specialist in Richmond, Virginia

Chippenham Hospital, a 466-bed acute care facility, is located on the Southside of Richmond, a short drive from the beautiful, outdoor Stony Point Fashion Park, offering an abundance of shops, restaurants, and even a dine-in movie theater. Chippenham Hospital is a Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) facility, who ranks 63rd on Fortune’s 100, and is one of the largest healthcare systems in the U.S, where healthcare employment opportunities are almost endless!

The Joint Commission awarded Chippenham Hospital the Gold Seal of Approval and named us a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for advanced primary stroke, heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, perinatal care, hip and knee replacement and surgical care. We are also a Certified Chest Pain Center and a Level II Trauma Center, which means we provide fast, skilled care in life’s most difficult moments.

JOB RESPONIBITIES:

1.**Functions in the capacity of scrub tech, circulator, and monitor person for diagnostic and interventional procedures and cares for patients post procedure with an RN or LPN.

  1. Assists physician with cardiac catheterization procedures and contributes to cardiac diagnosis.

3.**Restocks and cleans work area to promote patient safety.

4.**Responsible for all phases of the Digital Imaging system ; PACS

5.**Transports and assists with the setup preparation of patients.

6.**Actively supports team as participant to turn over procedure room in a timely manner.

7.**Actively participates in continuing education.

8.**Serves as a liaison for the electrophysiology lab to promote physician, interdepartmental and intradepartmental relationships.

9.**Utilizes equipment and performs special procedures competently as related to the Cath Lab Scope of Care.

10.**Efficiently communicates verbal and written information, instruction or education to the patient, family members and other members of the health care team as appropriate.

  1. Takes call as needed per hospital policy.

    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.

Experience: 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. Associate's Degree/College Diploma

. LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

REQUIRED: BLS for the healthcare worker (adult and child), and ACLS

PREFERRED: Credentialed Registration as a Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist as administered by Cardiovascular Credentialing International. RCIS ; RCES Licensure for Radiologic Science ( Bachelor’s degree in Radiologic Science)

Job: *Clinical Techs - CV Cath Lab Surg Vasc & Central Sterile

Title: Cardiac Cath Lab Specialist

Location: Virginia-Richmond-Chippenham Hospital

Requisition ID: 00035-43470