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Special Procedures Technician

Requisition R131058 Market Midlothian, Virginia Department Cath Lab - St. Francis - Richmond Shift Days/Evenings Schedule Full-time

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      PRIMARY FUNCTION/GENERAL PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The primary purpose of this position is to function as a scrub tech, circulator and a monitor person for special diagnostic /interventional cardiovascular and peripheral procedures, to obtain a diagnosis using ionizing radiation and digital equipment under the direction of a Cardiologist.

      EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Completion of a two year school of radiology
  • Registered by ARRT (American Registry of Radio logic Technologists) and or RCIS certification
  • Maintain CEU’s as required by the ARRT
  • Previous Cath Lab or Special procedure area experience
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Maintain current CPR, ACLS required
  • Participates in the on-call system, within the cath lab for emergency and urgent procedures, on weekends, nights, and holidays

      ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Explains planned procedures and goals to patient and family members in order to allay apprehension and elicit cooperation necessary for attainment of such goals. Maintains patient in accordance with hospital standard Performs the following duties during invasive Cardiac Catheterization, under the guidance of a physician. Acts as a scrub assistant: according to established policy, readies the patient for prescribed procedures. Cares for the patient post procedure.

Acts as circulator: assist physician and scrub person during procedure as needed. Offers emotional support to patient.

Acts as a recorder: reviews and records demographic patient data.  Operates homodynamic monitoring equipment and interprets data obtained.

Selects, assembles, and checks for proper functioning, operation and cleanliness of equipment needed for procedures in the Cath Lab area. Initiates, conducts, and assists in the resuscitative efforts in the event of cardiac arrest or life threatening arrhythmias. Remains abreast of current developments in the field of cardiovascular technology by attending in-service presentations reading journals, attending conferences and seminars in affiliation with professional allied health organizations. Readies patients for Cardiac Cath and/or other procedures in accordance with lab policy. Recovers patient post procedure, maintaining safe return to hemostasis includes but is not limited to monitoring vital signs, compressor clamp placement, hand holing site, post cath instructions, EKG monitoring. Transports patient to and from Cath Lab as needed via stretcher. Assume duties as charge person and all duties per department policy. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients in the Cardiac Cath Lab. Participates in the on-call system within the Cath/ Angio Lab for emergency and urgent procedures on weekends, nights and holidays.

      OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:

Performs basic secretarial duties Schedules procedures Performs related duties and assignments as assigned by the charge       person or the director. Participates and delivers in-services as needed. Restocks rooms in the Cath Lab May be required to work in another care center, an alternative shift, or additional hours.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

The individual performing this job may reasonably anticipate coming into contact with human blood, body fluids, and /or other potentially infectious materials.  Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices.  Utilizes proper body mechanics and apply the policies concerning infection control. Activities are non-sedentary.  Assists in lifting and moving patients.  May be exposed to abusive, combative people.  Must learn and apply policies regarding electrical, chemical, radiation and back safety.  May be required to work on another care center or may be temporarily re-assigned to another work area.  May be required to work an alternative shift or additional hours.

Bon Secoursis an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Days/Evenings

Department:

Cath Lab - St. Francis - Richmond

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com.

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Luis F., RN

I wanted to get into a career where I’m happy to go to work.

Luis F. Registered Nurse
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