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Cardiac Cath Lab Technologist - Cardiac Catheterization

Company: Swedish Health Services
Location: Edmonds
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Cardiac Cath Lab Technologist (Per Diem, Day Shift) to work in Cardiac Catheterization at Swedish Edmonds Campus in Edmonds, WA.

Assists in performing a variety of technical procedures including, but not limited to, percutaneous diagnostic and interventional cardiac/vascular procedures and open surgical procedures under the direct supervision of a physician. Participates in all daily duties necessary to perform high-quality patient care and imaging within the Cath/IR Department.

In this position you will:

  • Demonstrates functional understanding of various radiology imaging equipment to include digital x-ray and computer assisted applications.
  • Maintains ability to calibrate and perform analysis functions for vessel diameter and stenosis. Understands the set-up and operation of monitoring equipment and vital sign recording. Provides for documentation in procedure flow sheet as necessary. Assesses patient vital signs and condition as required, notifying physician of any changes.
  • Demonstrates knowledge in reading electrocardiograms. Demonstrates knowledge in heart pressures and wave forms. Demonstrates knowledge of advanced cardiac life support skills. Demonstrates the ability to work as a cohesive team member with all technologists, nurses, and physicians in a variety of roles to include scrub tech, circulating and recording tech.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in the use of a power injector and understands contrast utilization, precautions, and reaction treatments.
  • Demonstrates ability to complete all billing/charging forms.

Required Qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of a two-year invasive cardiovascular program, or successful completion of a formal Radiologic Technologist program
  • At the time of hire, required to be certified by the Washington State Department of Health as a Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist or State Certified Radiologic Technologist - Diagnostic license

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN)

  • One (1) year Cath lab experience

  • One (1) year Interventional Radiology experience

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification (ACLS)

About the Edmonds Campus.

Swedish/Edmonds (formerly Stevens Hospital) has been providing sound and thoughtful care for patients in the greater Seattle area for more than 45 years. We pride ourselves in employing only the most qualified and caring professionals. We are not simply a hospital or a workplace. We are a family. We are a community. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the community through local, high-quality and compassionate health care services. On Sept. 1, 2010, Stevens joined the Swedish family and became Swedish/Edmonds to create an innovative, regional health-care delivery network that provides more local services, while giving residents greater access to the latest medical treatments and the comprehensive services of the Swedish system.

The Swedish/Edmonds campus includes:

  • 217 licensed beds
  • 450 of the most qualified physicians and specialists on medical staff
  • 1,400 staff including clinical and non-clinical personnel
  • Full scope of medical and surgical services, including Level IV Trauma emergency medicine, diagnostic, treatment and support services

Keywords: Swedish Health Services, Edmonds , Cardiac Cath Lab Technologist - Cardiac Catheterization, Other , Edmonds, Washington

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