Cardiac Cath Lab Technologist

HCA Smyrna , TN 37167

Posted 3 weeks ago

TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center Smyrna, TN

Cardiac Cath Lab Technologist

Department: Cardiovascular Lab

Shift Details: Full Time - No Weekends

TriStar StoneCrest is a 109-bed, full-service, acute care medical center with nearly 500 employees and more than 300 physicians on staff. StoneCrest offers a full array of services including emergency care, general surgery, cardiology, women's services, neurosciences, sleep services, orthopedics and oncology. The hospital most recently added robotic surgery, a Level IIB NICU and interventional cardiology services. Patient care and satisfaction is a primary focus, which is demonstrated by an accredited chest pain center, award winning cancer program, certificate of distinction for primary stroke centers and recognition by The Joint Commission as one of the nation's top performers on key quality measures.

Every TriStar StoneCrest employee is committed to the care and improvement of human life. We achieve this by upholding our medical center's values of teamwork, accountability, caring/compassion, integrity, customer service and attitude in the daily performance of our duties. These expectations guide our patient care and are a reflection of us as individuals and as a whole.

At TriStar StoneCrest, we depend on the collaborative efforts of our entire team, from physicians to support staff. If you are ready to join a nationally recognized team that makes a difference in providing healthcare to our community, TriStar StoneCrest offers excellent opportunities to advance your career and achieve your goals.

TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center is currently looking for a Certified Cath Lab Tech to join their team! Apply now!

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain a high degree of awareness of all radiation and patient safety issues involved with any invasive procedure.

  • Maintain a high degree of accuracy in radiographic positioning and exposure techniques perform digital subtraction, Circulate within the procedure room and obtain all equipment needed for any given procedure.

  • Positions the patient, selects radiation exposure parameters and images the patient. Recognize and resolve equipment operations / problems and discrepancies, anticipate patients' needs and concerns and determine the appropriate care needed.

  • Scrub and assist the physician with invasive procedures, prepare and administer contrast media in accordance with state, federal and hospital regulations. CVIR Technologists performs hemodynamic monitoring until patient leaves area.

  • Transports patients and are the primary liaison between patients and departmental physicians and other members of the support team. They must remain sensitive to the physical and emotional needs of the patient through good communication, patient assessment, patient monitoring, and patients care skills.

  • Maintain confidentiality of all pertinent patient care information to assure that patient's rights are protected. Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships both inter- and intra-departmentally; to foster good customer relations and to observe the StoneCrest Medical Center mission statement.

  • Knowledgeable and compliant with the Policies, Procedures and Regulations relating to the Special Procedures and Cardiac Cath Lab areas.

  • Use professional and ethical judgment and critical thinking when performing their duties. Quality improvement, Performance improvement and customer service allow the CVIR Technologist to be a responsible member of the healthcare team, by continually assessing professional performance.

  • Maintains ARRT accreditation and participate in continuing education for optimal patient care, public education and enhanced knowledge and technical competence.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary

  • Night and weekend shift differentials

  • Generous PTO Plan

  • Great medical plans, vision & dental benefits, life & disability benefits, etc.

  • 401(k) Plan with 100% match

  • Employee Stock Purchase Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Consumer discounts

  • And many, many more!

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Graduation from an accredited education program in radiologic technology.

  • ARRT R.T. (R) (denotes successful completion of the certification examination), (registry eligible)

  • ARRT R.T. (CI) preferred (denotes successful completion of the cardiac-interventional radiography advanced-level certification examination)

  • American Heart Association BLS certification required.

  • American Heart Association ACLS certification within 6 months of hire

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