Monitoring patient blood pressure as directed by physician
Maintains integrity and sterility of equipment and supplies throughout the procedure
Selects proper technical factors and positioning to demonstrate anatomy and suspected pathology
Utilizes immobilization devices as appropriate for the safety and comfort of the patient
Recognizes and communicates the electrocardiographic and hemodynamic changes to the physician and appropriate staff members throughout the procedure
Documents accurate and pertinent data concerning the patient’s condition during procedure and reports data to the appropriate person
Performs general diagnostic procedures as necessary
Prepares patient in a timely fashion and notifies physician promptly
Demonstrates a working knowledge of drugs commonly used in the Special Procedures Laboratory
Utilizes knowledge and skills in giving safe and effective patient care:
Identifies the total needs of the patients
Ensures proper procedure and precautions are followed
Plans for and maintains a clean, orderly, and safe environment for the patient
Carries out those activities delegated by the physician, which concern medications, treatment, and diagnostic measures
Demonstrates the ability to learn and practice new techniques and equipment utilization by attending training sessions and familiarizing self with new procedure revisions as they occur
Documentation of patient care:
Prepares designated forms and records pertinent information of records
Documents accurate and pertinent data concerning the patient’s condition during procedure and reports to the appropriate person
Prepares patient (preps and shaves) in a timely fashion and notifies physician promptly
Facilitates implementation of physician’s orders accurately, promptly, and courteously
Files all patient data and films in accordance with established department system on a daily basis
Infection control procedures:
Assists with the cleaning of rooms
Cares for specimens properly and handles their disposal correctly
Adheres to approve standards of aseptic technique during a cardiac catheterization and special procedures, utilizing equipment and supplies in a safe and prudent manner
Transportation of patients:
Transports patients from and to his or her room and gives report to the unit nurse
Moves, lifts, assist patients appropriately to procedures table and provides for maximum privacy during procedure
What You Will Need:
Requires satisfactory completion of a formal radiological technology, surgical technology, paramedic, respiratory therapy, cardiopulmonary, or cardiovascular technology program
Three years’ experience in an interventional laboratory or in related fields of surgical technology, paramedic, respiratory therapy, cardiopulmonary, or cardiovascular technology is required.
BLS and ACLS certification required.
Current FL license/certificate required (if applicable).
The Special Procedures Tech II will ensure the delivery of safe and effective patient care knowledgeable and proficient in the treatment of interventional and diagnostic cardiology and radiology for inpatients and outpatients under the direction of the Special Procedures Manager, Administrative Director and the Medical Director. This position requires intimate knowledge of both departmental and hospital policies and procedures relating to the field of Cardiology and Radiology. The Special Procedures Tech II will be required to act as a staff preceptor for new and existing staff.
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