The Cardiovascular Invasive Technician is responsible to surgically scrub in and assist with equipment. Assists the Cardiovascular Invasive Specialists with radiographic and fluoroscopic procedures is a secondary assignment. Prepares room and equipment, transports and monitors patients. May handle medications in accordance with responsibilities.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Assists Physicians with arteriograms/catheterizations, permanent pacemaker implantations, diagnostic and interventional, peripheral and coronary, interventional and thrombolytic therapy. Related duties include: preparing and maintaining sterile 1 fields for lab procedures; printing film and calculating stenosis on peripheral cases; circulating in procedure rooms and collecting data on appropriate forms; monitoring patient's ECG and vital signs while in Catheterization Lab, notifying Physician of variances, and providing emergency procedures (CPR, defibrillation, etc.) as needed. Performs pre-and post-procedure care. Monitors and orients patients for specials/catheterization procedures. Answers related questions to make patient comfortable. Transports patients to and from procedural area. Communicates relevant medical information to physicians and other staff through required documentation on specified medical record forms. Records, enters into data computer and calculates catheterization data, gradients, LV grams, cardiac outputs, and peripheral stenosis. Follows national and state radiation protection regulations for patients, self and staff. Maintains inventory of and orders procedure room supplies. Ensures procedure rooms are adequately stocked and equipment is safe to use.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
One (1) year clinical experience preferred. Use of basic office equipment and computer literacy required. Ability to multi-task and self-lead problem solving skills. Ability to demonstrate precision and flexibility. Use of basic office equipment and computer literacy required. Knowledge and ability to apply complex invasive cardiac and vascular principles, instrumentation and techniques. Knowledge of cardiovascular anatomy and physiology.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following - Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits - 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5% - Tuition Reimbursement - PTO accrual beginning Day 1 Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!