Job Description

DRG Professional Services is partnered with Oklahoma's largest, most complex health system. This is a direct hire (not travel or contract), opportunity with a Level 1 Academic University Hospital. This "Not For Profit" hospital is beginning its Magnet journey and currently experiencing phenomenal growth.

Position Highlights:
  • State of the Art Interventional Cath Lab in Edmond, OK
  • Day Shift
  • Due to hospital growth and expansion; significant opportunity for upward advancement and cross training.

The hospital offers a comprehensive benefits package, including PTO, 401(k), medical and dental plans, but offerings go beyond traditional packages which include; leadership development opportunities, financial support for continuing education (MSN), tuition reimbursement, and many others.

Position Description: Under the general supervision, oversees the daily tasks of the Cath Lab staff; provides patient care, operates equipment and participates in routine and complex procedures involving some or all of the following: invasive cardiac catheterization, angiography, temporary pacing, pacemaker implantation, biopsies, electrophysiology, other interventional cardiac/vascular procedures, hybrid procedures and pain management procedures. Maintain assignments for Cath Lab staff, orient new staff, define needs and work with Clinical Education regarding ongoing staff training. Maintaining adequate inventory of supplies.

Responsibilities:
  • Coordinates and assumes responsibility for ensuring the delivery of safe, efficient and high quality technical services and support in the assigned invasive cardiovascular service areas.
  • Provides patient care, operates equipment and participates in routine and complex procedures involving some or all of the following: invasive cardiac catheterization, angiography, temporary pacing, device implantation, biopsies, electrophysiology, other interventional cardiac/vascular procedures, hybrid procedures and pain management procedures.
  • In collaboration with the patient/family and other members of the healthcare team, assists in implementing plan of care in a developmentally appropriate manner. Notes and carries out physician orders. Reports symptoms and significant changes in patient’s condition to appropriate personnel.
  • Utilizes appropriate patient/family teaching methods and ensures education needs are met for both pre and post procedures.
  • Assists in the evaluation of patient responses to care and makes appropriate adjustments as necessary.
  • Utilizes available information to evaluate patient progress toward attainment of targeted outcomes
  • Perform scrub and monitor role.
  • Assist and instruct less experienced CVTs in both monitoring and scrub.
  • Under supervision of physician can give medications per scope of practice and within the competencies of the department.
  • Oversees the Inspection and maintenance of all specialty equipment. Checks preference cards and has equipment ready for use in the next case.
  • Trouble shoots equipment issues, including contacting equipment company representatives for assistance.
  • Ensure that all supplies and instruments are ready for each procedure. Ensure all supplies are obtained and available.
  • Remains available to assist the staff with any needs for the procedure.
  • Maintain supply inventory to include ordering, communication with vendor representatives
  • Oversees the coding/billing procedure
  • Responsible for Cath Lab staff work flow
  • Maintains weekly staff scheduling and assignments
  • Provide clinical oversight to staff during performance of daily duties
  • Provides training, education, and orientation in collaboration with Clinical Education

Qualifications:

Education:
  • Graduate of an accredited Cardiovascular program OR graduate of an accredited Radiographic Program
Experience:
  • Five (5) years of related experience with minimum of two (2) years in a Cardiac Cath Lab.
Licensure/Certifications/Registrations Required:
  • Registered as a Radiographer with the American Registry of Radiological Technology (ARRT).
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association (AHA) upon hire.
  • ACLS (American Heart Association) within 6 months of hire.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of radiological equipment used in performing invasive cardiac catheterization procedures.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology relating to cardiac procedures and radiography.
  • Knowledge of invasive cardiac procedures, photographic principles and of anatomy and physics.
  • Skill in performing invasive cardiac catheterization procedures, vascular and pain management procedures.
  • Skill in observing, evaluating and caring for critically ill patients during procedures.
  • Skill in effective verbal communications and in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other.
  • Must possess extensive knowledge of anatomy for coronary, peripheral vascular as well as anatomy pertinent to device placement.
  • Able to perform scrub role in a variety of procedures.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

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