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Full Time + required Call
Performs duties involving patient care and operation of highly sophisticated radiographic and computer equipment in the interventional cardiac catheterization laboratory. Responsible for assisting cardiologist during diagnostic and interventional procedures. Provides for the comfort and well-being of the patient while in the HMC Cardiac Cath Lab. Becomes proficient in the operation of all cardiovascular related equipment and in the performance of any related duties of cardiovascular procedures. Assists with PI, P&P and staff education. Liaison for out of hospital correspondence with physicians and multiple companies regarding order management. Coordinates and directs procedural inventory control for the department. Will perform in other areas of Cardiology including Holter/Event monitoring hook-up/retrieval, IABP, Fluoroscopy, Pacemakers, Imaging and hemodynamic monitoring. Call rotation required with immediate response and 30 minute arrival time from notification. Responsible for carrying out the mission, vision and quality commitment of Houston Healthcare. High school graduate/GED required.
Must have a thorough knowledge of cardiac anatomy and physiology.
Two (2) years interventional cardiology experience required. Current AHA BLS required. ACLS certification required or obtained within 9 months of employment. ARRT or RCIS certification required. Knowledge of cardiac interventions such as, but not limited to, Percutaneous cardiac balloon procedures, stents, IVUS, Flow Wire, IABP insertion, ACT, pericardiocentesis, mechanical and manual thrombectomy devices, hemodynamic monitoring, EKG interpretation and the ability to apply critical care thinking and application in an emergency situation. Knowledge and experience in KG interpretation, invasive lines and sterile techniques.
Successful candidates will be subject to criminal background and drug screens. EOE/AA/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled