Cardiovascular Invasive Laboratory Specialist Cardiology EPS at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 5/18/2022

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  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Date Posted:
    5/18/2022
  • Job ID:
    21013693
  • Job Family
    Cath Lab/Special Procedures
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One
  • Paid Days Off from Day One
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Career Development
  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full Time / Days        

Location:  3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613

The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Tampa

The role you’ll contribute:

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.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • 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 Interventional Technologists. Facilitates timely patient throughput
  • Produces an accurately written, promptly completed medical record for each patient based upon 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 or performs effectively in all three procedural roles (circulate, monitor, scrub) required in an electrophysiology laboratory based on the Society of Invasive Cardiovascular Professionals Scope of Practice. Proficiently performs all cardiac and vascular procedures allowed in an AHCA Level II Adult Cardiovascular Services license facility. Takes call as rotated/assigned and responds (in hospital) within 30 minutes for adult cardiac procedures and within 45 minutes for pediatric cardiac procedures
  • 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, II, III and IV staff

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

    • 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 59A-3.2085, Section 17)
    • Experience in complex cardiac intervention procedures OR
    • Experience in electrophysiology diagnostic and intervention procedures OR
    • Experience in pediatric diagnostic and intervention procedures

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Advanced computer knowledge and skills
  • Knowledge of advanced levels of EKG training and arrhythmia interpretation
  • Knowledge of coronary diagnostic procedures
  • Up-to-date knowledge of vascular-related organ anatomy
  • Ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with patients and their family, hospital staff, nurses, physicians, and other health care professionals
  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures in the health care industry
  • Ability to monitor patient blood pressure, ECG, and Pulse Oximetry using sophisticated clinical equipment
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office 
  • Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Must possess and maintain one of the following:
  • Current valid State of Florida license as a Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Radiologic Technologist [R.T.(R)]
  • Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS)
  • Registered Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES)
  • Cardiovascular Therapist (CVT)

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

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