Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Technician


Hours: Full Time Monday - Friday; Call Required
Location: Medical City Lewisville

Position Summary:
Assists cardiologist in performance of diagnostic and interventional cardiac procedures. Performs quality procedures accurately and in a timely manner. Operates x-ray equipment, prepares patient's room, equipment, supplies, and medications. Practices proper radiation safety techniques on all exams performed. Maintains safe environment for patients, fellow workers, physicians, and visitors. Supports and helps achieve departmental and hospital goals. The Technologist demonstrates an awareness of patient's rights and works to ensure patient privacy, safety and comfort.
a. BLS (AHA)
b. ACLS (AHA) certification or must attain within 6 months of employment
c. RT (R) - Registered Radiological Technologist or
d. RCIS - Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist or
e. RRT - Registered Respiratory Therapist

a. Must be registered/eligible by Cardiovascular Credentialing International must attain registry within one year of employment or
b. Graduate of or equivalent of an accredited school of Radiography, Respiratory Therapy or Cardiovascular Technology

a. On the job training.
b. One year Cath lab experience, preferred (monitoring, circulating, panning, and scrubbing)

Special Qualifications:
a. Effective verbal and written communication skills.
b. Computer and keyboarding skills.
c. Ability to work with others to ensure quality patient care.
d. Strong problem solving skills.
e. Continuous focus on excellence in work environment.
f. Must be able to take call restricted to a 30 response time and work on hospital holidays

Patient Population Served:
This position requires knowledge of growth and developmental needs of patients. Employees in this position must recognize and respond to the behaviors of patients in adult, and geriatric age categories. The employee must be able to demonstrate the special skills required to care for patients and their families according to Medical Center of Lewisville expectations and standards. The skills and knowledge need to provide such care may be gained through education, training, or experience.

Working Conditions: hospital rooms, common areas, clinical departments and hospital grounds.

Registered Radiological Technician, Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist, RCIS, RAD, Cardiac Cath Lab, Scrub, Circulate, Monitor, Catheterization

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