Catheterization Lab Technologist

Fort Pierce, FL 34954

Job Category: Technologist Job Number: 3487

Job Description

Currently recruiting a Catheterization Lab Technologist to work in Fort Pierce, Florida in a 380-bed acute-care hospital offering a full range of services. The hospital is home to the most experienced Heart Institute on the Treasure Coast providing interventional and therapeutic care, including open-heart surgery. Other hospital services include adult and pediatric emergency services, labor/delivery and birthing, pediatrics, orthopedics, oncology, nuclear medicine, diagnostic services, as well as inpatient and outpatient surgical services.

Job Responsibilities of the Cardiac Cath Lab RN:
  • Continuously prioritizes patient needs based on assessment/reassessment findings for each patient.
  • Recognizes and reports changes in patient status and condition to those professionals directly involved in the patient' s care.
  • Demonstrates responsibility and accountability in the performance of cardiac catheterization assessment and reassessment and implementation of the patient' s orders in accordance with the department and organizational standards and policies.
  • Utilizes and integrates all available patient data in determining the proper completion of the patient' s cardiac cath procedure.
  • Interprets data to ascertain accuracy prior to distribution to physician for interpretation.
  • Recognizes and reports signs and symptoms of abuse and neglect to physicians, department director, supervisor and/or appropriate agency.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the specific conditions, cardiac disease and possible treatment (under guidance of physician) of the needs of the population served.
  • Performs and documents cardiac catheterization procedures required by assignment consistent with Hospital and department policies and developmental needs.
  • Evaluates and documents patient' s response to the procedure performed and communicates difficulties experienced during the performance of the procedure to aid the physician in their diagnosis.
  • Makes appropriate and timely referrals as patient needs are identified.
  • Works collaboratively with other health care team members to ensure patient care and to identify potential opportunities.
  • Ensures correct contrast is utilized within policy guidelines and according to patient' s history, weight, age and known allergies.
  • Assists with patient transportation to ensure patient safety and reduce waiting time.
Job Qualifications of the Cardiac Cath Lab RN:
  • Fl Cert Rad Tech (ARRT), (CRT), OR FL Paramedic, OR
  • Cardiovascular Tech (CVT.
  • RCIS preferred, BLS, ACLS
  • 2-year associate degree
Compensation of the Cardiac Cath Lab RN:
  • Salary Range: $30.34 - $42.47
  • Sign on Bonus: $15K.
  • Relocation: Case by case.
  • Matching 401(k) contributions ranging from 3-9%.
  • PTO starting at 4 weeks per year.
  • Tuition reimbursement of up to $5, 250 per year.
  • Low-cost medical, dental, life, and vision options.
  • LTD, STD, flexible spending accounts, employee stock purchase program, plus many other outstanding benefits.
The Arora Group is an award-winning, Joint Commission-certified nationwide healthcare services company that, for over 30 years, has helped put skilled clinicians to work where it is needed most. Our mission is to give healthcare professionals opportunities to improve their skills, learn from the best, and provide outstanding care. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability.
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