HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Cardiovascular Technician III Reg / FT Mixed in El Paso, Texas
POSITION SUMMARY: This position is required to assist with procedures in the EP/Cardiac Catheterization Lab to include the delivery of non-narcotic medications to EP/Cath Lab, and EP/Cath Lab medical staff and licensed staff during procedures. This is accomplished as a non- interruptive single task from one point to the other. The CVT will assist in operating and troubleshooting of general equipment, scrubbing, procedural hemodynamic monitoring, and positioning patients. The CVT will also be responsible for charging supplies and cases after each procedure is completed. The CVT performs in collaboration with other members of the health care delivery team to deliver quality patient care. This position is also cross-trained to assist in , EP Lab, Heart Recovery, non-invasive procedures to include EKG and Stress testing. On-Call for Cath Lab is required. Core Competencies will be assessed in accordance to the units’ specific patient population served.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Operates radiographic equipment, and digital equipment.
Prepares or assists with patient preparation, provides instruction to patient, assists with transportation of patients.
Assists in procedures in capacity of scrub tech, monitoring tech or radiologic technologist.
Functions in all aspects of the EP/Cardiac Cath Lab, with the exception of medication administration.
Ensures sterile techniques and patient safety are maintained.
Prepares equipment at the start of each day, assures quality controls are performed on equipment.
Assures Radiation Safety during procedures, assures staff are wearing monitoring badges and protective equipment.
Assists with code arrest situations during procedures, including CPR and defibrillation.
Assists Director with PI data collection and report generation.
Assists in, EP Lab, Cath Lab, Heart Recovery, non-invasive procedures to include EKG and Stress testing.
Maintains department equipment, orders inventory for invasive and non-invasive areas, assures charges are completed each day and ensures daily departmental pharmaceutical needs are met.
Participates in Standby and On Call. Provides coverage for care of the patients in Non-invasive stress testing and the Interventional Unit on a rotational and/or as needed basis.
Maintains professional development and license requirements.
Other duties as assigned.
Individual Leadership: Demonstrates confidence in own skills, knowledge and ability. Identifies and pursues opportunities for personal growth and demonstrates ability to accept and adapt to change.
Customer Service : Demonstrates customer service skills with both internal and external customers.
Transcultural Sensitivity : Treats patients/customers as individuals with unique values, beliefs, and practices.
Risk Management/Patient/Customer Safety : Demonstrates patient/customer safety according to policies and procedures.
Educator : Identifies, implements, and/or evaluates opportunities for patient/family education.
Infection Control : Demonstrates infection control practices congruent with policies and procedures.
Performance Improvement : Performs, participates, implements and evaluates performance improvement activities at the department level.
Financial Accountability : Identifies opportunities for waste reduction and improving department efficiency.
Information Management : Demonstrates adherence to information management policies and procedures, maintaining confidentiality at all times.
Communication : Works as a team member through interaction, assistance and demonstration of appropriate communication skills and reporting/activation of the chain of command appropriately.
Practices Professionalism : Performs, participates, implements and evaluates personal performance.
Ethics/Compliance : Performs all duties ethically, complying with all policies and procedures, federal, state, and local laws.
Environment of care : Demonstrates accountability in role and responsibilities of the 7 Environment of Care plans. Job Specific: EP/Cath Lab CVT III
REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS 1. Must have one of the following;
Registry in Radiologic Technologists or
RCIS or RCVT certification
Basic Cardiac Life Support
Advanced Cardiac Life Support within 6 months of hire date.
REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Required: 1. High school graduate or equivalent.Preferred:
Graduate of an Accredited Cardiovascular technology college.
Minimum of 2 years recent cath lab experience
Title: Cardiovascular Technician III Reg / FT Mixed
Location: Texas-El Paso-Del Sol Medical Center - El Paso
Requisition ID: 01512-15112