Cath Lab Tech II FT Days $5,000 Sign on and Relocation Available in Orange City, FL at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 10/24/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    10/24/2018
  • Job ID:
    18009025
  • Job Function
    Cath Lab/Special Procedures
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital Fish Memorial

Job Description


Description
Work Hours/Shifts
FT/Days
Florida Hospital Fish Memorial
For a young hospital built in 1994, Florida Hospital Fish Memorial has a long history dating back to 1952. Beginning as a humble, 50 bed facility more than six decades ago, we’ve grown to become one of Volusia County’s most comprehensive and trusted healthcare resources. With Florida Hospital's tremendous resources and expertise, our community hospital has continued to thrive due to constantly improving advanced medical technologies and experienced clinical talent.
Through our dedication to excellence we have been recognized as Orlando Sentinel’s "Top 100 Companies for Working Families" for 9 consecutive years. We also received the Performance Achievement Award from the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization of Florida, as well as, the 24th Annual Commissioner’s Business Recognition Award from the Florida Educational Foundation and Florida Department of Education.
As a member of Adventist Health System, Florida Hospital Fish Memorial operates as a not-for-profit organization focused on improving the health of the community it serves. This is a direct reflection of our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ with skill and compassion." Best of all, it’s just a short trip from some of Florida’s most exciting attractions—and minutes from the beaches in Daytona!
Cardiac Cath Lab 
By treating each patient with care and compassion, employees in our Cardiac Cath Lab help fulfill our mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. They provide a wide range of diagnostic and invasive cardiology services, including interventional procedures for adult and geriatric patients. 
Qualifications
What you will be responsible for:
  • Assist physicians performing diagnostic procedures:
  • Prepping and draping the patient
  • Passing instruments, guide wires, catheters, etc.
  • Monitoring patient blood pressure as directed by physician
  • Maintains integrity and sterility of equipment and supplies throughout the procedure
  • Selects proper technical factors and positioning to demonstrate anatomy and suspected pathology
  • Utilizes immobilization devices as appropriate for the safety and comfort of the patient
  • Recognizes and communicates the electrocardiographic and hemodynamic changes to the physician and appropriate staff members throughout the procedure
  • Documents accurate and pertinent data concerning the patient’s condition during procedure and reports data to the appropriate person
  • Performs general diagnostic procedures as necessary
  • Prepares patient in a timely fashion and notifies physician promptly
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of drugs commonly used in the Special Procedures Laboratory
  • Utilizes knowledge and skills in giving safe and effective patient care:
  • Identifies the total needs of the patients
  • Ensures proper procedure and precautions are followed
  • Plans for and maintains a clean, orderly, and safe environment for the patient
  • Carries out those activities delegated by the physician, which concern medications, treatment, and diagnostic measures
  • Demonstrates the ability to learn and practice new techniques and equipment utilization by attending training sessions and familiarizing self with new procedure revisions as they occur
  • Documentation of patient care:
  • Prepares designated forms and records pertinent information of records
  • Documents accurate and pertinent data concerning the patient’s condition during procedure and reports to the appropriate person
  • Prepares patient (preps and shaves) in a timely fashion and notifies physician promptly
  • Facilitates implementation of physician’s orders accurately, promptly, and courteously
  • Files all patient data and films in accordance with established department system on a daily basis
  • Infection control procedures:
  • Assists with the cleaning of rooms
  • Cares for specimens properly and handles their disposal correctly
  • Adheres to approve standards of aseptic technique during a cardiac catheterization and special procedures, utilizing equipment and supplies in a safe and prudent manner
  • Transportation of patients:
  • Transports patients from and to his or her room and gives report to the unit nurse
  • Moves, lifts, assist patients appropriately to procedures table and provides for maximum privacy during procedure
  • Radiation safety:
  • Uses radiation protection devices as appropriate for protection of operator and patient
  • Demonstrates and practices proper protection measures to insure radiation safety to self, fellow employees, visitors and physicians
  • Will maintain and control radiation badges.
  • Supply management:
  • Prepares and stocks procedure room and supplies and equipment necessary to perform special invasive procedures
  • Prepares and verifies daily the function of equipment necessary to the department
  • Returns all contaminated/soiled supplies according to procedure
  • Utilizes supplies in a cost-effective manner and assures all procedural charges are completed accurately.
  • Monitors vendor activity while in the department and reports any unusual occurrence to the manager/director immediately
  • Performance improvement:
  • Assist in collecting and documenting quality improvement data and leads all performance improvement activities
  • Leadership responsibilities:
  • Assist with providing for in-service training of professional personnel
  • Instructs and assists staff technologist in procedure room as necessary
  • Demonstrates exceptional ability to operate, problem-solve and improvise common equipment malfunctions
  • Makes sound judgment in referring situations beyond his/her ability and/or scope of authority to the proper person
  • Communicates effectively and frequently with team members to share information and solve problems in a positive manner as observed by manager/director
  • Availability of services:
  • May be required to work longer than regularly scheduled shift when situation requires
  • Will be required to take on call on a regular basis including weekends
  • May be required to assist in areas other than regularly assigned areas as needed
  • Function in accordance with specific policies and procedures within the scope of services for all patient populations unless specified otherwise; adolescent, adult and geriatric for the Special Procedures Department and upon the order of the medical staff.
  • Performs other tasks and related duties as assigned including: departmental charges; inventory 
What you will need:
  • Requires satisfactory completion of a formal radiological technology, surgical technology, paramedic, respiratory therapy, cardiopulmonary, or cardiovascular technology program
  • Three years’ experience in an interventional laboratory or in related fields of surgical technology, paramedic, respiratory therapy, cardiopulmonary, or cardiovascular technology is required.
  • BLS and ACLS certification required. 
  • Current FL license/certificate required (if applicable).

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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