Cardiovascular Invasive Laboratory Specialist III $15K Sign on Bonus at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/19/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Date Posted:
    11/19/2020
  • Job ID:
    20026959
  • Job Family
    Cath Lab/Special Procedures
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Cardiovascular Invasive Laboratory Specialist AdventHealth North Pinellas

Location Address: 1395 S Pinellas Avenue, Tarpon Springs, Florida 34689

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth North Pinellas

  • Great Culture
  • Top Quality outcomes
  • Nurse Excellence Committee (NEC)/Governance
  • Leadership is accessible
  • Located on the Gulf of Mexico
Work Hours/Shift:
Full Time

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Follows CDC isolation guidelines, appropriately uses PPE, and performs hand hygiene according to accepted standards of care.  Identifies and prepares patient using aseptic technique as dictated by procedure ordered. Exhibits awareness of hazards which may endanger patients. Ensures adherence to regulatory standards and enforces safety regulations. Annually meets all required department specific competencies
  • Verifies orders and facilitates implementation, communicating with physician as needed. Performs treatments and administers medications according to policy and training.  Functions appropriately in clinical emergencies.  Evaluates effectiveness of interventions and medications. Performs within the bounds of the applicable scope of practice for Cardiovascular Invasive Lab Technologists. Facilitates timely patient throughput
  • Produce an accurately written, promptly completed medical record for each patient based on the scope and complexity of the intervention procedure and patient clinical conditions. Maintains authenticity and security of the record, and follows prescribed process for amending documents
  • Performs effectively in all three procedural roles (circulate, monitor, scrub) required in a therapeutic cardiac laboratory team based on the Society of Invasive Cardiovascular Professionals Scope of Practice. Proficiently performs all cardiac and vascular procedures allowed in an AHCA Level I Adult Cardiovascular Services licensed facility. Takes call as rotated/assigned and responds (in hospital) within 30 minutes
  • Learns and upgrades skills.  Supervises other healthcare team members in the clinical setting.  Utilizes knowledge base to assist with orientation, training, and education of new personnel.
  • Provides training for CV Invasive Lab Technologist Level I and II staff and Level III staff who have proof of 500 hours at an AHCA designated Level II percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) facility
  • May perform waived and/or non-waived Point of Care Testing.  If performing non-waived Point of Care Testing, as defined by the state of the facility, must have approved competency and documented proof (copy of either diploma or transcript, at the highest level of academic achievement) at the time of the facility non-waived Point of Care training
  • Participates in quality and performance improvement activities with the goal to improve patient outcomes. Accurately documents and monitors activities as needed.  Participates in unit/service line budgeting processes to ensure a cost-effective, quality-focused environment. Supports quality standards and initiatives set by the department
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications
What You Will Need:
  • Associate’s degree in Cardiovascular Technology, Nursing, Radiologic Technology or Respiratory Therapy
  • Coronary intervention procedure experience (minimum 500 hours in dedicated cardiac interventional laboratories at a hospital with a Level II [on-site surgery] program.) (Per State Rule) 
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Must possess and maintain one of the following:
    • Current valid State of license as a Registered Nurse (RN)
    • Radiologic Technologist [R.T.(R)]
    • Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
    • Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS)
    • Registered Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES)
    • Cardiovascular Therapist (CVT)
 
Job Summary:

Performs a wide range of technical skills, which are utilized during a variety of Cardiovascular, Electrophysiology or Interventional Radiology procedures to provide an efficient, comfortable, and safe examination of all patients. The Technologist is proficient in all aspects of angiography, preparation, assessment, documentation and monitoring consistent with the policies, procedures and processes of the Cardiovascular Services department and Hospital Administration. Adheres to the guidelines and standards of professional practice associations. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.



This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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