Cath Lab Technician FT Days – AdventHealth Shawnee Mission
All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
Vision, Medical & Dental Benefits from Day One
Student Loan Repayment Program
Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019
Our promise to you:
Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
Schedule: Full Time Days, 40 hours/week
Call every 3rd weekend, 1-2 days/week on call
Location: AdventHealth Shawnee Mission
9100 West 74th Street, Merriam, KS 66204
The community you’ll be caring for:
At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission, formerly Shawnee Mission Medical Center, you're more than just a number on a chart. You're a whole person, who functions best when physically, emotionally, and spiritually fit. Find whole-person care, dedicated teams and staff, and a wide variety of medical services, all at our hospital in Shawnee Mission, Kansas.
The role you’ll contribute:
The Cath Lab Technician, under the supervision of the Cath Lab Director, Interventional Cardiologist, and the licensed RN’s and RT’s, will provide direct patient care to patients needing a cardiology procedure in a variety of specific patient care activities.
The value you’ll bring to the team:
·Facilitates a culture of teamwork, cohesiveness, and excellence.
·Performs all cardiovascular procedures according to hospital and department policies.
·As a technician scrubs in and assists physicians utilizing sterile technique.
·Set-up, operates, and maintains equipment and supplies for each procedure.
·Holds pressure on arterial and venous sites and applies sterile dressing to puncture site after hemostasis is achieved.
·Assists physicians in invasive cardiology procedures.
·As a technician, preps patient for sterile procedure and maintains sterile field.
·Transfers and positions patients and apply sterile dressing to injection site or sites.
·Maintains equipment by cleaning and disinfecting procedure room.
·Maintains physiological monitoring equipment and supplies, prepares room for procedure (including sterile field), selects proper catheters and guide wires for each procedure, provides immobilization devices as required, operates ACIST Injector; selects proper pressure, rates, and volume for each injection, operates, and maintains equipment, calculates catheter data, administers opaque media appropriately.
·Uses good body mechanics when transferring patients.Transfers and positions patient’s pre and post procedure.
·Takes scheduled emergency call and arrives within 30 minutes per department policy.
·Follows the “Standards of Behavior” guidelines per hospital policy.
·Facilitates efficiency in the lab to accommodate procedures in a timely fashion for optimum patient care and service.
·Demonstrates commitment to Personal Professional Development.
·Maintains adequate record of each procedure done.
·Attends a minimum of 75% of scheduled department meetings and is accountable for obtaining information from missed meetings.
·Develops clinical expertise in diagnostic and interventional cardiovascular procedures.
·Utilizes PACS and Q-Site in an effective manner.
·Understands and communicates job duties effectively.
·Able to perform job related tasks with supervision.
·Utilizes public relation skills when interacting with our customers.
·Monitors ECG during procedure and reports changes to physician
·Accurately documents procedure log and accurately documents product used during procedure.
·Accurately documents fluoro time in MilliGray.
·Enters the appropriate charge for each procedure or seeks assistance if unsure.
·Attendance patterns reflect commitment to job requirements and patient care needs.
·Demonstrates collaborative behaviors with members of the health care team.
·Demonstrates alertness to safety hazards with equipment.Recognizes equipment malfunctions, removes that equipment from service and notifies Facilities Management/Biomed immediately for repair assistance.
·Incorporates patient, physician, customer needs and concerns into decision-making and organizational action.
·Takes initiative to complete mandatory job requirement, assumes responsibility for role.
·Takes initiative to be informed about new equipment, technology, forms, credentialing and practice changes, policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements.
·Participates in department Performance Improvement
·Adheres to radiation safety standards.
·Conforms to OSHA universal precautions standards.
·Supports and adheres to organizational policies, procedures, and protocols.
·Maintains ethical relationship and cooperation with all personal in proper conduct of department and hospital.
·Recognizes the inherent value and unique contribution of everyone. Demonstrates ability to perform duties in a timely and efficient manner to meet team productivity goals.
·Uses downtime to complete tasks such as order and charge entry or special projects, otherwise goes home early to reduce non-productive work time or overtime.
·Demonstrates patient advocacy and the ability to promote patient satisfaction. Utilizes the Listen, Apologize, Solve, Thank model to address patient/family (or customer) care concerns.
·Working cooperatively within the work group and with other services.
·Supporting an inclusive environment in which everyone can fully contribute to the organization.
·Maintain an unwavering commitment to standards of ethical behavior and honesty.
·Maintaining confidentiality of patient and business information.
·Maintaining unwavering commitment to the highest standards of character.
·Providing conscientious commitment to assigned work.
·Being a trustworthy associate and co-worker,
·Recognizing and managing risks,
·Communicating honestly with everyone, and
·Verbally and behaviorally supporting Medical Center mission and values.
·Commits to satisfying the needs of others beyond their expectation.
·Anticipating and addressing the needs of customers.
·Assuming additional responsibilities to support team efforts,
·Assisting others where possible to bring about positive outcomes,
·Demonstrates a helpful attitude and purpose towards customers.
·Resolves issues and problems as soon as they arise.
·Demonstrates positive service recovery.
·Engage in the continuous pursuit of acclaimed quality and hold to the ideals of extraordinary care.
·Using past experiences as a learning process and sharing those experiences with others,
·Seizing learning opportunities to improve personal effectiveness,
·Demonstrating knowledge of performance improvement,
·Participating in decision-making processes.
·Manage resources wisely to provide high quality health services both now and in the future.
·Utilizing the time and talents of others effectively,
·Maximizing the use of all resources in a cost-effective manner,
·Come to work alert and attentive to patients, customers, and co-workers and remain so throughout the day
·Fulfills work schedule commitments.
·Demonstrates and conveys a favorable image of Shawnee Mission Health
·Prioritize patient needs and reorganize assignments as necessary to promote safe patient care while maximizing resources.
·Identify and communicate key issues and trends to the manager and make recommendations for improvement on an ongoing basis.
·Resolve patient satisfaction concerns in a timely manner and communicate concerns and actions taken to the manager.
·Facilitate an atmosphere based on trust, respect and compromise.
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
·Associate degree or Graduate of a Technical School
·No Previous Experience is Required
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
·BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association
·ACLS obtained through the American Heart Association within 6 months of hire.
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.