Job Description

Location: Odessa Regional Medical Center
Posted Date: 5/13/2024
Job Type: Full Time
Department: 4100.52620 CARDIAC CATH

About Steward Health Care
Over a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.

As the country's largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.

Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates more than 30 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

For more information, visit steward.org

Job Summary:

The Cath Lab Tech participates with the holistic assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of patient care.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists the physician with diagnostic and interventional procedures in the cath lab and interventional radiology areas by providing advanced technical assistance performing in a sterile scrub role or circulating role.
  • Safely operates laboratory equipment including radiology and ancillary equipment including but not limited to IVUS, Rotoblator, AngioJT, IABP. Demonstrates competency with Impella Pump.
  • Uses critical thinking skills to problem-solve technical issues during diagnostic and interventional cases. Communicates actual or potential patent/family/physician/staff or departmental issues to department head or registered professional nurse in the area and provides documentation of events that occur.
  • Accurately documents technical, clinical, and financial components as required in daily activities.
  • Maintains a knowledge of equipment, treatment interventions and current trends in daily practice for the cardiology and interventional radiology services provided.
  • Knowledge of interpretation of cardiac arrhythmias, anticipate and assist with interventions.
  • Assists with patient preparation for or following procedures including but not limited to patient transport, cardiac monitoring, vital signs, skin prep, sheath removal and basic patient instructions.
  • Responds appropriately to emergencies within the assigned work area including but not limited to CPR, ACLS and assisting the RN's and physicians.
  • Actively participates in department specific and health system cost/quality improvement efforts including the cath lab/interventional supply inventory and ordering.
  • Responds to emergent pages within the required timeframe. Actively participates in improvement efforts by meeting door to balloon times. Understands the importance of timely care in the acute MI population.
  • The above statements reflect the general duties and are not to be considered as a detailed description of all the work assignments.
  • Must be able to pass all pre-employment requirements, which includes but is not limited to a drug screen, physical, and background check(s).

Requirements:

  • Registered Radiological Technician - ARR
  • BS preferred
  • BLS within 90 days of hire
  • Clearances as required by Federal and State law
  • ACLS within six months from hire

Steward Health Care is proud to be a minority, physician owned organization. Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are at the foundation of the care we provide, the community services we support and all our employment practices. We do not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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