DescriptionSHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
Cardiac Cath Lab Tech, Cath Lab Dept.
Full Time Days with Rotating Weekends and Call (FTE 1.0)
Northwest Medical Center
*******$15,000 sign on eligible*****
External/experienced candidates ONLY
Northwest Medical Center is a 289-bed medical center and healthcare complex, continuously expanding and incorporating the latest technology in the delivery of care. Awarded the Gold Seal of Approval™ from the Joint Commission which indicates our high standards in performance providing the highest level of services to the population to our community. Northwest Medical Center is also certified by the Joint Commission as primary stroke center and an accredited chest pain center by the American College of Cardiology. We are recognized as a Comprehensive Bariatric Center of Excellence by the American College of Surgeons Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program.
Our facility continues growing to meet the needs of the community we serve and features expanded capabilities in emergency, critical care, as well as women's and children's services. Out state of the art maternity care includes the only Level III NICU in northern Broward County. The breadth and depth of these service lines translates to increased professional opportunities for our colleagues. We invite you to join a dynamic team of dedicated healthcare professionals and explore your grow potential.
We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Northwest Medical Center, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:
• Student Loan Repayment*
• Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs*
• Paid Personal Leave
• 401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
• Identity Theft Protection discounts
• Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
• Adoption Assistance
• Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)*
*If applicable, please refer to the CBA or the local HR office to confirm if this benefit applies to your position.
We are looking to hire a passionate dedicated Cath Lab Tech. Duties include: Continuously prioritizes patient needs based on assessment/reassessment findings for each patient. Recognizes and reports changes in patient status and condition to those professionals directly involved in the patient's care. Demonstrates responsibility and accountability in the performance of cardiac catheterization assessment and reassessment and implementation of the patient's orders in accordance with the department and organizational standards and policies. Utilizes and integrates all available patient data in determining the proper completion of the patient's cardiac cath procedure. Interprets data to ascertain accuracy prior to distribution to physician for interpretation. Recognizes and reports signs and symptoms of abuse and neglect to physicians, department director, supervisor and/or appropriate agency. Demonstrates knowledge of the specific conditions, cardiac disease and possible treatment (under guidance of physician) of the needs of the population served. Performs and documents cardiac catheterization procedures required by assignment consistent with Hospital and department policies and developmental needs. Evaluates and documents patient's response to the procedure performed and communicates difficulties experienced during the performance of the procedure to aid the physician in their diagnosis. Makes appropriate and timely referrals as patient needs are identified. Works collaboratively with other health care team members to insure patient care and to identify potential opportunities. Ensures correct contrast is utilized within policy guidelines and according to patient's history, weight, age and known allergies. Assists with patient transportation to ensure patient safety and reduce waiting time.
- Must have Vocation/technical degree/diploma
- Must have either CCT Certification or Rad Tech license by the state of Florida and registered with ARRT
- 1-3 years of previous Cath Lab Tech experience required
- Must have BLS and ACLS
- Experience with EKGs a plus
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