Cath Lab Tech II
Work Schedule : Full-Time, Days with Rotating Call
Location : Medical City Plano
Since opening our doors in 1975, Medical City Plano has provided Plano and Collin County with advanced health care. We've built our reputation on the exceptional compassion we offer all our patients, a legacy preserved from our simple beginnings as a small community hospital. Now, as a world-class medical facility offering the latest in technologies and a comprehensive range of health care services, Medical City Plano continues its growth to maintain its position as a leader in health care across the region.
Medical City Plano is a full-service, 493-bed acute care hospital with more than 1,600 employees and over 1,000 physicians on staff, representing over 70 specialties and subspecialties. The medical staff at Medical City Plano is a diverse group of experienced professionals. They are dedicated and committed to using new technologies and keeping up-to-date on recent advancements in health care. Every member of our staff - including nurses, radiologists, therapists, pharmacists, support staff, management and administration - is focused on the health and comfort of every patient who comes through our doors.
Cath Lab Tech Job Responsibilities :
- Performs technical skills through education & expertise.
- Documents & comm. data in concise manner.
- Develops individual goal-directed care to cardiac patient through use of assessment and technical skills.
- Responsible for the Lab when manager is not available.
- Preceptor for new hires and current Tech's.
- Competent in both Diagnostic and Interventional Cathlab job duties.
- Witness for waste of drugs in the automated drug delivery system to include narcotics.
- Attendance and being on time, ready to work your scheduled hours is an essential job function.
Cath Lab Tech Job Requirements/Certifications :
- Education: High school diploma/GED preferred
- Licensure/certification/registration: BCLS & ACLS; prefer RCVT or RT
- Experience: 2 years in cath lab
- Special Skills & Qualifications: Ability to listen, interact and communicate verbally and in writing.
Ages of Patient Served : 1 - 11 years (Child/Pediatric) 12 -17 years (Adolescent) 18 - 64 years (Adult) 65 years and older (Geriatric)
Mental and Emotional Requirements : The incumbent must manage stress appropriately, make decisions under pressure, manage anger/fear/hostility/violence, handle multiple priorities and be able to work alone.
Environmental Conditions : The incumbent may be exposed to toxics/caustics/chemicals/detergents, moving mechanical parts, potential electrical shock, x-ray/electromagnetic energy, communicable diseases and blood borne pathogens. The incumbent will spend approximately 75% of their time indoors.
Physical Demands : Very Heavy Work: Lifting objects in excess of 100 lbs. with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing 50 lbs or more. Ability to lift, push and pull with assistance (mechanical or co-worker), the weight of the average patient specific to the department. This position also requires that the incumbent, on some occasions, must be able to lift and/or carry items up to 25 pounds, push or pull items having a maximum weight of 50 pounds and be able to stoop, bend or kneel as necessary. During normal execution of the responsibilities of this job, the incumbent will sit approximately 20% of the time, stand 50% of the time and walk 30% of the time. This position will also require repetitive arm/hand movements and the incumbent must have visual acuity for near objects.
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