Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist PRN
Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: College Station
Posted on: January 7, 2022
PRN Variable Shift
The Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist, under general supervision,
assists Physicians during catheterization / electrophysiology lab
procedures. Prepares room and equipment, instructs patients,
monitors patient's condition and provides routine and emergency
patient care during procedures. Contributes to the orientation and
training of other personnel. Assist in daily, monthly, and or
quarterly quality control initiative through auditing and
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Assists Physicians with arteriograms/catheterizations, permanent
pacemaker implantations, implantable cardiac defibrillators,
diagnostic and interventional, peripheral and coronary,
interventional and thrombolytic therapy. Follows national and state
radiation protection regulations for patients, self and staff.
Provides emergency procedures (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR),
defibrillation, etc.) as needed.
Performs pre and post-procedure care and monitoring. Orients
patients for catheterization or electrophysiology procedures.
Answers related questions to make patient comfortable.
Monitors patient?s ECG, pressures, temperature and impendences
while in Electrophysiology Lab; notifies physician of variances.
Assists in running RF/Cryo ablation systems, 3D mapping, and
records other procedural documentation. Manages and maintains
images that may include stenosis analysis, formatting and
processing on both cardiac and peripheral cases.
Assists in procedure rooms and collects registry and quality data
on appropriate forms. Gathers catheterize-tion data and prepares
Prepares and maintains sterile fields for Lab procedures. Orders
and maintains inventory of procedure room supplies. Ensures
procedure rooms are adequately stocked and equipment has not
expired. Coordinates and/or audits resources during yearly
Performs routine calibration and maintenance of complex equipment;
notifies appropriate personnel for repairs.
Assist in the orientation and training of new staff and students or
extra duties as determined by supervisor/manager. Oversees some
level of quality control monitoring, such as NPSG auditing,
turnaround times, performance improvement initiatives. (Daily,
monthly and/or quarterly).
Participates in shared governance, department, hospital, or
professional organizations and committees. This can also include
LEAN initiatives, NOBLE, 5S projects, inter-departmental committee,
or any professional organization participation, QC assurance with
leaders, etc. Oversees the committee as requested.
Transports patients to and from procedural area. Demonstrates good
customer service skills.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Education and/or Experience requirements (must meet one of the
Associates degree in a related field of, or
Completion of US military training program and experience
equivalent to an Associate?s equivalent or 2 years of related
cardiovascular lab experience, or
2 years of related cardiovascular lab experience.
Must be available for ?On Call? response requirements per
Knowledge and ability to apply complex invasive cardiac and
vascular principles, instrumentation and techniques.
Knowledge of cardiovascular anatomy and physiology.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
EDUCATION - Associate's or 2 years of work experience above the
EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience
Basic Life Support (BLS)
ACLS (ACLS): ACLS and BLS required.
ARRT-R Radiography (ARRT-R), Cert Cardiac Device Spec (CCDS), Cert
EP Specialist (CEPS), Medical Radiologic Tech (MRT), Reg Cardio
Electrophysiology (RCES), Reg Cardiovascular Invasive Sp (RCIS):
Must meet one of the following:
American Registry of Radiologic Tech(ARRT-R) and MRT
thru TX Medical Board, or
Cardio Invasive Spec(RCIS), or
Reg Cardiac Electro Spec(RCES), or
Cert Electro Spec(CEPS), or
Cert Cardiac Device Spec (CCDS).
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