Cardiac Cath Lab Technologist - Cardiac Catheterization
Company: Swedish Health Services
Posted on: June 8, 2021
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
- 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
- Demonstrates ability to complete all billing/charging
Required Qualifications for this position include:
- Graduate of a two-year invasive cardiovascular program, or
successful completion of a formal Radiologic Technologist
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
- 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
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