Under general supervision and according to established policiesand procedures, clinically and technically assists physicians before, duringand after a variety of invasive diagnostic and interventional procedures in a cardiaccatheterization, electrophysiology, and special procedures laboratories.Prepares patient for procedures and monitorspatient status.Inserts and removesarterial and venous lines.Functions asthe first assistant to the physician during the invasive procedure.Assists with wire handling, catheteradvancement, x-ray controls and equipment preparation.Removes vascular sheaths from the femoral,radial, or brachial artery and/or vein as well as deploys designated vascularclosure devices. Records hemodynamic/physiologicalwaveforms and performs various hemodynamic/physiological calculations.Maintains equipment, supply inventory andmedical inventory.Participates as ateam member including providing detailed report to nursing units regarding thepatient and procedure.Assists in othergeneral duties that are necessary to provide quality patient care and promotethe success of the Cardiovascular Institute within the DMC.
Associate's degree in Science with a majorin Cardiovascular Technology Or Completion of an approved invasive cardiacvascular technology program or the equivalent combination of education andexperience.
One year of experience in a CardiacCatheterization Laboratory, Special Procedures, Operating Room,Endoscopy, preferred.
Registration or Registry Eligible with theNational Board for Cardiovascular Testing preferred
Experienceas a first assistant in an interventional cardiac laboratory preferred.
BCLS andACLS Certification
Job: Cath Lab
Primary Location: Commerce, Michigan
Facility: DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
If Other Shift, Specify: on call required
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâs or employeeâs race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905012837
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