Cath Lab Tech - Cath Lab - Full Time
Northeast Georgia Health System, Inc.

Braselton, Georgia

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Job Category:
Allied Health

Work Shift/Schedule:
10 Hr Morning - Evening

Northeast Georgia Health System is rooted in a foundation of improving the health of our communities.

About the Role:

Job Summary

Under the supervision of a credentialed Physician, assists in Cardiac Cath procedures while maintaining a sterile field. Performs various procedures that require independent judgment, high level of skill proficiency and extensive knowledge of the anatomey and physiology of the heart. Assists with care of critically ill patients. The scope of care includes age group adolescent thru geriatric. Cath Lab department only.

Minimum Job Qualifications

  • Licensure or other certifications: Registered Cardio Interventional Specialist (RCIS), Registered Radiologic Technologist (RT(R)), Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT), or Registered Cardiovascular Technologist (RCVT) required. In lieu of registry, Paramedic license or a License as a Practical Nurse will be accepted. Current BLS and ACLS certification required.
  • Educational Requirements: Other.
  • Minimum Experience: Graduate of an accredited RCIS or ASRT program required or a minimum of one (1) year of critical care (CCU, ICU, CVICU, ER) experience working in the job classifications noted above.
  • Other:

Preferred Job Qualifications
  • Preferred Licensure or other certifications:
  • Preferred Educational Requirements: Associates Degree in Allied Health field.
  • Preferred Experience:
  • Other:

Job Specific and Unique Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good assessment skills
  • Ability to operate technical equipment

Essential Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Ensures that correct patient data is entered into x-ray computer and that correct technical factors for each patient are selected to achieve optimal picture quality.
  • Ensures that correct preop paperwork is completed.
  • Preps the procedure room and equipment for procedure to be performed, to include cleaning, removal of trash, and restocking of room between cases.
  • Maintains sterile technique throughout invasive procedures, at the end of the procedure, assures that the surgical equipment is placed in the appropriate containers and taken to SPD.
  • Prepares for procedure in terms of sterile supplies required.
  • Ensures patients are prepped and draped appropriately, maintaining privacy and confidentiality.
  • Assists the Physician during both percutaneous and open cases cases as evidenced by knowledge of selected equipment, selection and care of catheters, sheaths guidewires, and other necessary supplies.
  • Trained in vascular sheath removal with adequate hemostasis. If credentialed, has ability to deploy vascular closure devices using proper sterile technique.
  • Performs and rotates through functions of scrub, circulating (not administering medications), and monitoring positions.
  • Sets up, operates, and troubleshoots fluoroscopy and digital radiological equipment, including post processing of films and cine.
  • Ensures that required pre-, intra-, and post- procedure is present and accurate when documenting in the patient EMR.
  • Prepares and operates specialized equipment found in the EVOR environment.
  • Performs and documents daily operational functions on procedure room equipment on designated documentation form.
  • Ensures that patient procedures/supply charges are accurate prior to placing in charging/billing system.
  • Ability to take call shifts with a response time of 30 minutes.
  • Maintains a team environment and culture.
  • Assumes responsibility for own personal and professional development.
  • Assists in orientation of new staff and/or serves as a mentor.
  • Serves as facilitator between staff and Manager providing feedback as necessary.
  • Completes unit based skills annually.
  • Attends mandatory educational classes pertaining to new equipment, procedures, supplies, and new technology. Responsible for continuing education for required certifications.
  • Assists with the documentation for the department's PI programs and participates in the department's process improvement initiatives.

Physical Demands
  • Weight Lifted: Up to 100 lbs, Frequently 31-65% of time
  • Weight Carried: Up to 50 lbs, Occasionally 0-30% of time
  • Vision: Moderate, Occasionally 0-30% of time
  • Kneeling/Stooping/Bending: Occasionally 0-30%
  • Standing/Walking: Occasionally 0-30%
  • Pushing/Pulling: Occasionally 0-30%
  • Intensity of Work: Frequently 31-65%
  • Job Requires: Reading, Writing, Reasoning, Talking, Keyboarding

Working at NGHS means being part of something special: a team invested in you as a person, an employee, and in helping you reach your goals.

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Northeast Georgia Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

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