Company: CHRISTUS Continuing Care
Base Pay: N/A
Other Pay: N/A
Employee Type: Full-Time
Industry Type: Healthcare - Health Services
Job Type: Health Care
Required Education: Not Specified
Location: San Antonio, TX
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Become part of a team that serves as the backbone of our entire health care system. As such, you can be assured of enjoying a rewarding career. CHRISTUS Health is dedicated to providing comprehensive care for all patients. We are one of the most respected health care systems in the nation that also offers a wide range of opportunities for individuals interested in non-clinical roles. CHRISTUS Health is committed to supporting the development needs of CHRISTUS leaders and Associates in order to help them realize a greater degree of personal and professional achievement and satisfaction. CHRISTUS is committed to providing a total compensation package to fulfill your health, body, mind, and spiritual needs. We support our health ctare teams with competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package.
This position assists in all procedures performed in the invasive and non- invasive cardiology area. Specializes in the monitoring of physiologic data received during cardiac catherization. Essential information is shared though documentation and verbal communication.
A. Prepares cardiac cath lab, and compiles patient information, pertinent paperwork and charges. (E)
B. Preps patient, explains procedures to patient and family. Collects data for patient assessment through chart review, patient interview, and physical inspection. (E)
C. Enters patient information in the computer insuring correct patient for the correct procedure by adhering to Time Out Policy . (E)
D. Operates electronic monitoring equipment necessary to properly monitor, record and assist in interpretation of patient EKG and hemodynamics during procedures. (E)
E. Maintains physiologic and hemodynamic equipment.(E)
F. The CVT functions as a scrub technician for permanent pacemakers, diagnostic and interventional cardiac and peripheral procedures as needed. (E)
G. Notifies Supervisor of needed supplies. Maintains and retrieves from PAC’s system as needed (CVT & RT). (E)
H. Schedules appointments and answers phones as needed. (M)
I. Demonstrates competence to perform assigned patient care responsibilities in a manner that meets the population-specific and developmental needs of patients served by the department. (E)
J. Appropriately adapts assigned patient assessment, treatment, and/or care methods to accommodate the unique physical, psychosocial, cultural, age-specific and other developmental needs of each patient served. (E)
K. Demonstrates adherence to the CORE values of CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health Care and customer service competency (i.e.: AIDET training). (E)
L. Performs other duties as assigned. (M)
1. Graduate of an accredited school with a degree, registration or certification in an Allied Health field is preferred.
1. One year experience as a Cardiovascular Technologist is required.
2. Cardiac Cath Lab experience is preferred.
1. Must be certified in cardiovascular technology or cardiovascular/interventional technology or obtain certification within 2 ½ (30 months) years of hire.
2. CPR is required.
3. ACLS is required within 90 days of employment
Requisition Number: 30010122
DIGNITY - Respect for
the worth of every person, recognition and commitment to the value of
diverse individuals and perspectives, and special concern for the poor
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COMPASSION - Service in a spirit of empathy, love,
STEWARDSHIP - Wise and just use of talents and
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