Assists in the preparation, performance and recording of invasive and non invasive cardiovascular testing in the cardiac catheterization laboratory. Responsible for and maintains complete and current Cath Lab inventory and ensures proper functioning of radiographic and image storage systems. Implements PI programs with Cath Lab management.
Minimum Job Requirements
Cardiovascular Technologist Certification and/or active Florida license as a Radiologic Technologist required.
CPR: Healthcare Provider
1-2 years in cardiac interventional, neuroendovascular interventional or electrophysiology experience.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Prepares & organizes the neuro/EP/cardiac cath lab for procedures. Selects proper technical factors for radiographic procedures and assists Physicians during procedures.
Recognizes arrhythmias that require defibrillation or synchronized cardio version and reports promptly to the clinician.
Assist Physicians with available catheters and wires to help facilitate patient care. F: daily/T: throughout each case
Assist and maintain composure while facilitating the process for emergencies.
Collaborates with Leaders and Physicians on performance improvement plans for Neurovascular/Cardiovascular Catheterization Lab.
Responsible and maintains record of patient examination data and other pertinent Cath information.
Responsible for the neuro/cardiac catheterization records in hemodynamics system and imaging system.
Responsible for the management of procedural needs for specialized or uncommon procedures.
Complies with all hospital safety regulations and infection control policies.
Promotes and practices cost containment.
Maintains and enhances professional standards by participating in in-service programs, seminars, professional meetings, and staff meeting
Responsible for daily equipment operation verification (Toshiba, Sensis, ACT machine, AVOX, I Stat, medication refrigerator temps, linen, etc.).
High school education or equivalent preferred
PALS and ACLS preferred.
Ability to demonstrate excellent customer service skills.
Ability to relate cooperatively and constructively with patients, families, and co-workers.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
Complies with hospital safety regulations and infection control policies.
High level of clinical and technical knowledge in invasive pediatric cardiology.
Supports and upholds the pediatric bill of rights.
Nursing- Support (Clinical)
Primary Location :
Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus
Nicklaus Children’s Health System, is the region’s only healthcare system exclusively for children. In addition to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and a growing number of outpatient centers located throughout the tri-county area, the health system includes Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Foundation, the organization’s fundraising arm; Nicklaus Children's Pediatric Specialists, a nonprofit physician practice subsidiary; a management services organization, and an ambulatory surgery center. Our vision is to be where the children are. Ultimately, this means being there through all stages of health and life, both physically and emotionally. To be a trusted partner to children and their families, not only in times of illness, but throughout their life journey. Our mission is to inspire hope and promote lifelong health by providing the best care to every child.