During the CVIS procedure, provides highly technical pressure and EKG monitoring as well as scrubbing procedures to the patients in the Cath Lab.
Competencies and skills:Essential:
- Accurately accumulates and analyzes all hemodynamic data associated with CVIS procedures based upon the age of the patient assigned and correctly prepares and sets up all transducers prior to the procedure.Collects all chart data necessary to the procedure and enters it into the computer to produce a completereport. Correctly operates monitoring equipment, records all waveforms and informs physician of all abnormal readings. Thoroughly collects QI data on each patientReviews each report at the end of the case for accuracy before filing and transferring to workstation.
- Scrubs on all procedures in the CVIS and prepares all sterile trays for the Cardiac and Vascular Interventional Suites procedures according to standards.
- Provides direct patient care pre and post procedure under supervision of an RN such as placing patient onappropriate monitoring equipment (EKG, NBP and pulse oximeter), removing arterial and venous sheaths,maintaining proper hemostasis and documents vital signs, giving pre/post teaching instructions.
- Prepares and maintains equipment, supplies, and lab area. Provides clerical support as necessary.
- Assists in transporting patients.
- STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR: Acts in a manner that supports the standards of communication, respect, privacy, and teamwork by demonstrating a commitment to professional and ethical conduct.
- CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrates commitment to service excellence by promptly addressing internal/external customer issues/requests, resolving concerns while maintaining a professional image and behavior to build and enhance the patient/family/customer experience.
- ACCOUNTABILITY: Accepts ownership of job roles and specific assignments/goals; works independently, takes responsibility for own actions; admits mistakes and judgment errors; and accepts constructive feedback. Connects personal work results to the accomplishment of team and organizational goals.
- RESPONDING TO CHANGE: Accepts change and adapts in a positive and productive manner; handles unexpected situations and changes in direction calmly and with confidence. Views new assignments and job responsibilities as an opportunity for growth.
- PATIENT ASSESSMENT AND CARE: Assesses and provides patient care prior to, during and/or after procedures; considering medical condition, age and diversity.
- TEAM WORK: Contributes to fullest potential to achieve team goals.
- PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED CARE: "Provides Patient and Family Centered Care to patients, families, visitors and internal customers"
Education equivalent experience:Essential:
- ACLS Certification
- BLS Certification
- Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist
Complexity of Work:
- Graduate of a two year Cardiovascular Program or an equivalent
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Must be able to handle an emergency crisis and unpredictable situations. Must take call and work irregular hours as needed.
Required Work Experience:
3 years clinical experience in a related field
- Bending and Stooping 60.00%
- Keyboard Entry 60.00%
- Kneeling 40.00%
- Lifting/Carrying Patients 35 Pounds or Greater 60.00%
- Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%
- Lifting or Carrying 25.01 lbs - 75 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%
- Pushing or Pulling 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%
- Pushing or Pulling 26 - 75 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%
- Pushing or Pulling > 75 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%
- Reaching 60.00%
- Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm 60.00%
- Sitting 40.00%
- Squatting 40.00%
- Standing 60.00%
- Walking 60.00%
- Audible Speech 80.00%
- Hearing Acuity 80.00%
- Depth Perception 80.00%
- Distinguish Color 80.00%
- Seeing - Far 80.00%
- Seeing - Near 80.00%
- Bio hazardous Waste 60.00%
- Biological Hazards - Respiratory 60.00%
- Biological Hazards - Skin or Ingestion 60.00%
- Blood and/or Bodily Fluids 60.00%
- Communicable Diseases and/or Pathogens 60.00%
- Asbestos 40.00%
- Dust 20.00%
- Gas/Vapors/Fumes 20.00%
- Hazardous Medication 40.00%
- Latex 40.00%
- Computer Monitor 40.00%
- Fire Risk 20.00%
- Laser/High Intensity Lights 20.00%
- Moving Mechanical Parts 40.00%
- Needles/Sharp Objects 60.00%
- Radiation 40.00%
- Wet or Slippery Surfaces 40.00%
Memorial Hospital West opened in 1992 with 100 beds to serve the growing population of western Broward. Today, the hospital has 384 beds and is one of the busiest and most technologically advanced in the region.
Memorial Hospital West’s many respected specialty programs include:
- Medical and Surgical Services
- Adult and Pediatric Emergency Departments
- Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute
- Memorial Cancer Institute
- Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, including Broward County’s first adult inpatient autologous transplant unit
- Memorial Neuroscience Institute
- Memorial Rehabilitation Institute
- Bariatric/Weight-Loss Surgery Program
- The Family Birthplace
- Women’s Services
Truven Health Analytics and Modern Healthcare magazine named Memorial Hospital West one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals in 2013 and 2014 – and the hospital has been consistently recognized by The Leapfrog Group with an “A” Ranking for Patient Safety.
This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.