Registered Cardiac Cath/EP Tech – Cath Lab

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Spartanburg Regional Medical Center
Published
November 22, 2022
Location
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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Registered Cardiac Cath/EP Tech - Cath Lab

  • Spartanburg, SC
  • Spartanburg Medical Center
  • Cardiac Cath Lab
  • Full-Time - Days (weekends as needed) - 40.0
  • Clinical Technicians
  • Job Grade 023
  • Req #: 48632

Summary

Position Summary

 

The Cardiac Cath Technologist – Registered, under the direction of the Cardiac Cath / EP Lab manager, is responsible for assisting in the care of the patient having invasive procedures utilizing knowledge and skills to provide age-specific and culturally-appropriate patient care based on the principles of growth and development.  (Age ranges include adolescents, early, middle and late adults.)  Participates in patient and staff education and demonstrates leadership.

 

Minimum Requirements

 

Education

  • Graduate of Accredited Cardiovascular School, Graduate of an Accredited program of Surgical Technology,  Graduate of an Accredited program of Radiologic Technology, Graduate of an Accredited program of Respiratory Technology

Experience

  • RCIS new graduate
  • CTS, RT®, RRT 12 months’ work experience.

 

License/Registration/Certifications        

  • Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist with LLR
  • Certified Surgical Technologist
  • Radiologic Technologist Registered
  • Registered Respiratory Technologist

Preferred Requirements

 

Preferred Education

  • N/A

 

Preferred Experience

  • N/A

 

 

 

 

Preferred License/Registration/Certifications    

  • N/A

 

 

Core Job Responsibilities

 

  • Provides pre / post procedure teaching to patient and family, including use of teaching aids.  (Preceptor to new staff in the teaching aids available.)
  • Implements principles of infection control and complies with hospital and department policies.  (Preps and drapes patient, wears dedicated Cath Lab clothes, shoes, mask and hat, uses personal protective equipment, adheres to isolation precautions and acts as a preceptor for new staff, utilizes basic aseptic technique in all aspects of performance and is monitored by all team members.)
  • On-call emergency response will be 30 minutes from notification.  This is time outside the normal working hours and assigned by the department manager.  Employee will clock in as callback (2) for call procedures.
  • Competent in and precepts new staff in using the Witt computer to document or capture procedure log, hemodynamic data, sedation log and inventory lists.  Completes Q.C. of crash cart/defibrillator, Hemochron Jr., Avoximeter and contrast warmer in each room daily.
  • Maintains adequate supplies necessary for the performance of procedures.
  • Cath Labs are cleaned and stocked with the necessary supplies daily.
  • Communicates when PMM purchases are needed.
  • Communicates with inventory tech when supplies are needed.
  • Other Duties As Assigned

Additional Information

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System (SRHS) offers a full spectrum of services through six hospital campuses: Spartanburg Medical Center, Spartanburg Medical Center — Mary Black Campus, Pelham Medical Center, Cherokee Medical Center, Spartanburg Hospital for Restorative Care and Union Medical Center. SRHS also includes Ellen Sagar Nursing Center and Woodruff Manor. SRHS provides unparalleled cancer care through Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute, with locations in Spartanburg, Greer, Union and Gaffney. The multidisciplinary Medical Group of the Carolinas has more than 600 physicians across Upstate South Carolina and western North Carolina. SRHS employs more than 9,000 associates and offers outpatient surgery centers and a Level I Trauma Center.

Founded on Aug. 29, 1921, as Spartanburg General Hospital, Spartanburg Regional celebrates over 100 years of excellence.

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