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HaysMed Cardiovascular Lab Technologist II (Full-time; Days) in Hays, Kansas

Under the supervision of the Perioperative Director the Cath lab Technologist II performs in the role of scrub and monitoring staff in the Cath lab. The cath lab tech assists in the performance of invasive and non-invasive coronary and peripheral procedures and pacemaker implants in the cath lab. The tech will also assist the charge nurse with recovery room duties as needed and serves in the role of preceptor for new personnel.

  • Collects and assesses relevant information regarding status of the patient including identification, procedure, appropriateness for indicated signs and symptoms, pregnancy status, patient preparation, contraindications and safety screenings.

  • Evaluates lab values, prior medical studies, medications and patient's tolerance to safely and accurately provide care according to established policies.

  • Selects appropriate shielding, immobilization devices, patient positioning, imaging coils, contrast and makes pharmaceutical selections.

  • Carries out interventions, verifies orders prior to exam and facilitates local anesthesia safely and in compliance with policy to facilitate achievement of expected outcomes.

  • Makes recommendations to physician and health care team during exam based on clinical signs and symptom or disease processes.

  • Evaluates patient response to intervention/therapy based upon expected outcomes.

  • Provides patient education by explaining procedures, medications and giving instructions at a level the patient can understand; addresses patient's questions and concerns; verifies patient informed consent when indicated.

  • Documents and communicates all required components of patient care.

  • Adheres to equipment safety standards and identifies and appropriately reports variances and concerns, daily and weekly equipment checks including maintenance and cleaning, equipment quality checks [film printing and monitors, equipment problem reporting.

Infection Control: Initial and Ongoing training in dealing with infection control. Trainings could include but are not limited to, blood borne pathogens, bodily fluids and bio hazardous materials as it applies to your daily work environment.

Patient Interaction: Frequent

HIPAA: This position will have access to the following Protected Health Information in order to carry out the duties related to their position at HaysMed based on the following criteria: Primary - required (routine) to do the jobSecondary - required for the job, but mostly be exceptionNone - no approved accessDescription of Information LevelPrimary: Patient Demographic Information (information used to identify a person): Name, Date of Birth, Address, Race, Marital Status, Religion Clinical Information (information that describes a patient's health status): Diagnosis, Reports/Medical Notes, Test Results, Problem List, Procedures, History and Physical None: Financial Information/Insurance (information related to insurance, billing and payment): Billing Information, Payer Name, Payer ID, Account Balances, Plan Elements Covered, Payment Information, Payment Rates Coding Information (clinical information that is in (alpha) numeric format): ICD-9 Codes, Rev Codes, CPT Codes.

Required:

  • Graduate of an accredited Radiological Technologist Program RT (R).

  • As of April 1, 2016: Cardiac Rhythms class required or must complete within six months of employment.

  • Ability to rapidly interpret lab data and make recommendations on the data obtained; knowledge of general radiology and practice.

  • Current Kansas state radiology licensure required and may require additional state licensure based on population served.

  • Registered ARRT BLS certification within the first two weeks of employment.

  • ACLS certification within six months of employment.

  • Additional certification may be required for certain patient care settings or populations. Specific information and the time frame in which such certification must be attained will be provided by the department director/manager/supervisor at time of hire/transfer into department.

Preferred:

  • Prior cardiovascular lab experience.

  • Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS)/Registered Cardiovascular Technician (RCVT).

Requisition ID: 2022-29207

External Company URL: https://careers-haysmed.icims.com/

Street: 2220 Canterbury Dr

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