AdventHealth Cardiovascular Invasive Lab Tech. II – Cath. Lab – Apopka in Apopka, Florida

Description

Cardiovascular Invasive Lab Tech. II – Cath. Lab – Apopka

AdventHealth Apopka seeks to hire Cardiovascular Invasive Lab Tech. II who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

AdventHealth Apopka is a seven-story, 120-bed hospital offering an extensive range of services including expanded surgical services, advanced surgical suites and a catheterization lab. The hospital also features a 30,000-square-foot emergency department with pediatric-friendly beds, imaging services, a full-service cafeteria, chapel, gift shop and on-site fire station. The hospital opened in December 2017, replacing the 50-bed hospital that AdventHealth had operated in downtown Apopka for more than four decades.

Department Profile:

The Cardiac Catheterization and Interventional Radiology department will open in December 2017, with a highly engaged skilled clinical team. This brand new state of the art department will offer diagnostic cardiac catheterization, EP, and a wide range of interventional radiology procedures. Innovatively designed Pre and post recovery rooms, are based in the surgery suite with support from surgical services. Alongside cardiac catheterizations, we also perform cardioversions, tilt table tests, and transesophageal echocardiograms. Our team is comprised of Registered Nurses, Cardiovascular Technologists, Radiologic Technologists, Cardiologists, and Interventional Cardiologists & Radiologists.

Work Hours/Shifts:

M-F 4/9s plus call; 6:30am-4:00pm

Job Summary:

The Cardiovascular Interventional Technologist II performs a wide range of technical skills, which are utilized during a variety of Cardiovascular, Electrophysiology or Interventional Radiology procedures to provide an efficient, comfortable, and safe examination of all patients. The Technologist is proficient in all aspects of angiography, preparation, assessment, documentation and monitoring consistent with the policies, procedures and processes of the Cardiovascular Services department and Hospital Administration. Adheres to the guidelines and standards of professional practice associations. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Knowledge of basic EKG interpretation

  • Computer knowledge and skills

  • Knowledge of coronary diagnostic procedures

  • Knowledge of advanced levels of EKG training and arrhythmia interpretation (Preferred)

  • Knowledge of electrophysiology diagnostic procedures (Preferred)

  • Knowledge of interventional radiology procedures (Preferred)

  • Knowledge of peripheral diagnostic procedures (Preferred)

  • Knowledge of peripheral intervention procedures (Preferred)

  • Associate’s degree in Cardiovascular Technology, Nursing, Radiologic Technology or Respiratory Therapy

  • One year of Cardiovascular Lab experience (Preferred)

  • Interventional Radiology Lab experience (Preferred)

  • Peripheral Lab experience (Preferred)

  • Two years of Electrophysiology Lab experience (Preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification

  • Must possess and maintain one of the following:

  • Current valid State of Florida license as a Registered Nurse (RN)

  • Radiologic Technologist [R.T.(R)]

  • Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

  • Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS)

  • Registered Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES)

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.

  • Follows CDC isolation guidelines, appropriately uses PPE, and performs hand hygiene according to accepted standards of care. Identifies and prepares patient using aseptic technique as dictated by procedure ordered. Exhibits awareness of hazards which may endanger patients. Ensures adherence to regulatory standards and enforces safety regulations. Annually meets all required department specific competencies.

  • Verifies orders and facilitates implementation, communicating with physician as needed. Performs treatments and administers medications according to policy and training. Functions appropriately in clinical emergencies. Evaluates effectiveness of interventions and medications. Performs within the bounds of the applicable scope of practice for Cardiovascular Interventional Technologists. Facilitates timely patient throughput.

  • Produces an accurately written, promptly completed medical record for each patient based upon the scope and complexity of the intervention procedure and patient clinical conditions. Maintains authenticity and security of the record, and follows prescribed process for amending documents.

  • Performs effectively in all three procedural roles (circulate, monitor, scrub) required in a diagnostic cardiac catheterization laboratory team based on the Society of Invasive Cardiovascular Professionals Scope of Practice. Proficiently performs all cardiac and vascular procedures allowed in an AHCA Adult Inpatient Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization licensed facility. Takes call as rotated/assigned and responds (in hospital) within 30 minutes.

  • Learns and upgrades skills. Supervises other healthcare team members in the clinical setting. Utilizes knowledge base to assist with orientation, training and education of new personnel. Provides training for CV Invasive Lab Technologist Level I and II staff.

  • May perform waived and/or non-waived Point of Care Testing. If performing non-waived Point of Care Testing, as defined in AHCA rule 59A-7.034, must have approved competency and documented proof (copy of either diploma or transcript, at the highest level of academic achievement) at the time of AdventHealth non-waived Point of Care training

  • Participates in quality and performance improvement activities with the goal to improve patient outcomes. Accurately documents and monitors activities as needed. Participates in unit/service line budgeting processes to ensure a cost-effective, quality-focused environment. Supports quality standards and initiatives set by the department

  • Performs effectively in other roles required by campus (interventional radiology procedures, stress lab, procedural support and recovery unit, cardiac rehab, etc.). Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department or unit.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Cardiovascular Invasive Lab Tech. II opportunity with Apopka and apply online today.

Job Keywords:

Cath. Lab, Cardiovascular Invasive Lab, Apopka

Job: Cardiology Technologist / Technician / EKG

Primary Location: US-FL-Apopka

Position Location Apopka

Organization AdventHealth Central Florida

Schedule Full-time

Shift Day

Job Level Staff / Associate

Education Level Associate's Degree

Travel No

Job Posting Mar 4, 2019, 11:32:03 AM

Req ID: 277268

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.