Steward Health Care System Cardiac Cath Tech in Brighton, Massachusetts
At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized behavioral health care with dignity, compassion, and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.
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If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.
(Briefly describe the overall purpose of this position - Why does it exist and how does it contribute to the overall organization?)
Under the direction of a Cardiologist, the Cardiac Catheterization Technologist performs functions related to hemodynamic and imaging, and ambulatory monitoring operation in the Cardiology department. This person performs those procedures at a level not requiring constant supervision.
KEY RESPONSIBILITI ES:
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Performs all Cardiac Catheterizations Technologist's duties under the direction of the Chief
Performs and records hemodynamic monitoring.
Maintains proficiency through continuing education credits.
Assists with the radiologic operations of the Cardiac Cath Lab.
Performs quality control standard by using the optimum diagnostic imaging.
Performs simple trouble-shooting for equipment.
Requests service as needed.
Completes the patient billing forms for the Cath Lab procedures(s).
Performs the daily calibration and maintenance of the film processor with the use of sensitometric
and densitometric equipment.
Assists with the preparation of the cardiology patients having an invasive procedure.
Performs other related duties as required.
Takes evening and week-end calls for emergency procedures in the Cardiac Catheterization
This person shall be accountable for maintaining the confidentiality and security of all hospital-related, medical staff-related, and patient-related data and information.
This person shall be accountable for abiding by all relevant hospital policies and procedures .
Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment.
Commits to recognize and respect cultural diversity for all customers (internal and external).
Communicates effectively with internal and external customers with respect of differences in cultures, values, beliefs and ages, utilizing interpreters when needed.
Performs other duties as assigned
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
(Examples: Ability to work independently and take initiative; Good judgment and problem solving skills; Communication skills; Interpersonal and organizational skills; Level of confidentiality)
Good judgment and problem solving skills
Must be able to collaborate and effectively communicate with physicians, nurses and other health care professionals
Effective communication, interpersonal and organization skills
Education: Graduate of an allied health or certificate program for Cardiovascular Technology or Radiologic Technology
Experience (Type & Length): Previous catheterization laboratory experience preferred.
Certification/Licensure: MA RT or RCIS License required. ACLS required, and BLS required.