HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Cardiac Cath Lab Technician in Kansas City, Missouri
_ Cardiac Cath Lab Technician - Rotating Call on Weekends_
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_About Research Medical Center_
Research Medical Center has served Kansas City and the surrounding area since 1886—and those years have allowed the 590-bed facility to put down meaningful roots in a community that depends on its acute and outpatient medical care services.
The hospital, which offers medical and health clinic services across three Kansas City locations, including the main campus on Meyer Boulevard, the Research Medical Center Brookside Campus on Rockhill Road and Research Psychiatric Center, a Campus of Research Medical Center on 63rd Street. Research Medical Center features a broad range of highly specialized, state-of-the-art services including a Level I Trauma Center; Cycle IV Chest Pain Center; Neuroscience Institute; Level 1 TCD-designated Stroke Center and the region’s first Accredited Primary Stroke Center; TIA Clinic; Grossman Burn Center; Liver and Pancreas Institute of Kansas City; the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Research Medical Center; Obstetrics; Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; Transplant Institute; and Orthopedics, among others.
Although Research Medical Center receives awards and prestigious recognition from The Joint Commission, the American Heart Association and other high-profile organizations, we don’t rest on them—instead, our team members put excellence into action.
Research Medical Center, as part of HCA MidAmerica, does much more than just make an impact on patient lives and the community it serves. Our culture is founded on HCA’s tenets of innovation, high-quality care, mutual respect and collaborative teamwork. Our hospital offers career opportunities that challenge, embrace and transform lives. And the unwavering dedication to deliver world-class healthcare is a two-way street: Research Medical Center is committed to its employees and, in turn, employees are committed to its patients and loved ones.
Recently named America’s * Coolest City.* Learn more about living in KC. *http://www.thinkkc.com/with/HCAMidwest* Learn more about working at Research Medical Center: https://youtu.be/Fw3QzBWqv7s?list=PLk-G53deONPl6I_aLN2MJrZKGABPNCyWo
*Position Summary: * * Under the general supervision of the Cath Lab Supervisor and the CV Services Director, the cardiac cath technologist, in cooperation with the physicians and nursing personnel assists with diagnostic and therapeutic invasive cardiology patient procedures in the catheterization labs. * Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of radiographic imaging, patient physiologic monitoring and cardiac arrhythmias recognition. * Complies with principles of sterile technique. Collects and assembles data for database, outcome analysis and performance improvement. * Responsible to carry out any other activities assigned by the Cath Lab Supervisor or CV Services Director to assure the department runs effectively and efficiently. * The Cath Lab Tech is required to participate in the on-call rotation and is required to respond within 30 minutes to the Cath Lab when on call.
Education: Graduate of an accredited Radiology Technologist program or Invasive Cardiovascular Technology program preferred. Two years of current experience in Cath lab may be substituted for completion of Radiology Technologist program or invasive cardiovascular technologist (CVT) program completion.
Knowledge/Professional Licensure/Registration/Certifications: Current BCLS certification required and maintained. ACLS certification required within 6 months of employment. Active RCIS (Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist) or RT licensure preferred. If a new Invasive CVT graduate, must attain credential within 1 year of eligibility date.
Experience: Current BCLS certification required and maintained. ACLS certification required within 6 months of employment. Active RCIS (Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist) or RT licensure preferred. If a new Invasive CVT graduate, must attain credential within 1 year of eligibility date.
Equipment/Machine Skills: Basic computer skills preferred
Preferred Skills:Knowledge of cardiac anatomy & physiology. Able to complete at six months a hemodynamic test and arrhythmia recognition test. Computer data entry.
Job: *Clinical Techs - CV Cath Lab Surg Vasc & Central Sterile
Title: Cardiac Cath Lab Technician
Location: Missouri-Kansas City-Research Medical Center
Requisition ID: 09727-55295