• Adventist Health System
  • Apopka, FL, USA
  • Jan 28, 2018

Job Description

Cardiovascular Invasive Lab Technologist II - CV Tech II Cath Lab - Apopka
FH Apopka seeks to hire Cardiovascular Invasive Lab Technologist II - CH Cath Lab who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:
Florida Hospital Apopka is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Apopka, a thriving, growing community about 20 miles northwest of Orlando. We are proud to deliver the foremost in service and medical technology to our neighbors and are soon opening a brand new hospital in 2017 which will feature 120 private rooms, advanced surgical suites, a diagnostic Cath Lab, and other high demand services. At Florida Hospital Apopka, our mission is to extend the healing ministry of Christ to our community by providing the most advanced care in the area within a compassionate, caring environment that places our patients first.

Work Hours/Shifts:
Varies / 6:30 - 7:00p

Job Summary:
The Cardiovascular Interventional Technologist II performs a wide range of technical skills, which are utilized during a variety of Cardiovascular, Electrophysiology or Interventional Radiology procedures to provide an efficient, comfortable, and safe examination of all patients. The Technologist is proficient in all aspects of angiography, preparation, assessment, documentation and monitoring consistent with the policies, procedures and processes of the Cardiovascular Services department and Hospital Administration. Adheres to the guidelines and standards of professional practice associations. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:
  • Knowledge of EKG training and arrhythmia interpretation
  • Computer knowledge and skills
  • Knowledge of coronary diagnostic procedures
  • Associate's degree in Cardiovascular Technology, Nursing, Radiologic Technology or Respiratory Therapy
  • One year of Cardiovascular Lab experience
  • Interventional Radiology Lab experience
  • Peripheral Lab experience
  • Two years of Electrophysiology Lab experience
  • Knowledge of advanced levels of EKG training and arrhythmia interpretation (preferred)
  • Knowledge of electrophysiology diagnostic procedures (preferred)
  • Knowledge of interventional radiology procedures (preferred)
  • Knowledge of peripheral diagnostic procedures (preferred)
  • Knowledge of peripheral intervention procedures (preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
  • BLS
  • ACLS

Must possess and maintain one of the following:
  • Current, valid State of Florida license as a Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Radiologic Technologist [R.T.(R)]
  • Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
  • Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS)
  • Registered Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES)

Job Responsibilities:
Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital's Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization's Performance Excellence Program
  • Follows CDC isolation guidelines, appropriately uses PPE, and performs hand hygiene according to accepted standards of care. Identifies and prepares patient using aseptic technique as dictated by procedure ordered. Exhibits awareness of hazards which may endanger patients. Ensures adherence to regulatory standards and enforces safety regulations. Annually meets all required department specific competencies
  • Verifies orders and facilitates implementation, communicating with physician as needed. Performs treatments and administers medications according to policy and training. Functions appropriately in clinical emergencies. Evaluates effectiveness of interventions and medications. Performs within the bounds of the applicable scope of practice for Cardiovascular Invasive Lab Technologists. Facilitates timely patient throughput.
  • Produce an accurately written, promptly completed medical record for each patient based on the scope and complexity of the intervention procedure and patient clinical conditions. Maintains authenticity and security of the record, and follows prescribed process for amending documents.
  • Performs effectively in all three procedural roles (circulate, monitor, scrub) required in a therapeutic cardiac laboratory team based on the Society of Invasive Cardiovascular Professionals Scope of Practice. Proficiently performs all cardiac and vascular procedures allowed in an AHCA Level I Adult Cardiovascular Services licensed facility. Takes call as rotated/assigned and responds (in hospital) within 30 minutes.
  • Learns and upgrades skills. Supervises other healthcare team members in the clinical setting. Utilizes knowledge base to assist with orientation, training and education of new personnel. Provides training for CV Invasive Lab Technologist Level I and II staff.
  • May perform waived and/or non-waived Point of Care Testing. If performing non-waived Point of Care Testing, as defined in AHCA rule 59A-7.034, must have approved competency and documented proof (copy of either diploma or transcript, at the highest level of academic achievement) at the time of Florida Hospital non-waived Point of Care training.
  • Participates in quality and performance improvement activities with the goal to improve patient outcomes. Accurately documents and monitors activities as needed. Participates in unit/service line budgeting processes to ensure a cost-effective, quality-focused environment. Supports quality standards and initiatives set by the department
  • Performs effectively in other roles required by campus (interventional radiology procedures, stress lab, procedural support and recovery unit, cardiac rehab, etc.). Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department or unit. The above statements reflect the general duties and responsibilities necessary to describe the principal functions of the job, as identified, and shall not be considered an exhaustive list of job responsibilities which may be inherent in the job. Responsibilities are subject to change.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Cardiovascular Invasive Lab Technologist II - CH Cath Lab opportunity with FH Apopka and apply online today.

Job Keywords:
CV Tech II, CV Tech, Cardiovascular Invasive, apopka