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Maxim Healthcare Staffing Cath Lab Tech, CV Tech, Cardiovascular Tech, IR Tech in Boston, Massachusetts

Assists physicians with diagnosing and treating cardiac andperipheral vascular disease and cardiac arrhythmias in the Cath/EP Lab. Specializes in the care of patientsundergoing PTCA, stent placement, IABP placement, EP devices andablations. The Cardiac Cath LabTechnologist functions as a technical resource and provides scrub assistance tocardiologists in the performance of diagnostic and therapeutic interventionalcardiac and peripheral vascular procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists physicians in diagnosing and treating cardiac andperipheral vascular disease and cardiac arrhythmias in an invasive procedurearena, specializing in the care of patients undergoing cardiac and vascularprocedures

  • Performs basic diagnostic catheterization procedures onadult patients with known and suspected congenital and acquired cardiac andperipheral vascular disease

  • Performs basic interventional procedures which may includeany of the following: PTCA, stent prepand placement, IABP placement and operation

  • Performs basic EP procedure which may include any of thefollowing: EP studies, implantation ofpacemaker, ICD, BIV ICD and ablations

  • Operates physiologic and radiographic equipment in a safeand efficient manner

  • Maintains established professional standards and observesall safety requirements to achieve a high Level of quality patient care

  • Continually attends in-service training classes to keepcritical patient care and equipment skills current

  • Responsible for patient transport

  • Maintains good communication with the patient andcontinually evaluates the patient's status during the procedure, provides ageand gender-specific care, preps access site according to lab standard practice

  • Performs EKG lead placement, blood pressure and pulseoximetry setup for hemodynamic monitoring

  • Responsible for procedure room preparation and breakdownduties including fluid preparation with accurate drug concentrations, stockingrooms, narcotic counts, daily QC checks, radiographic, hemodynamic and computersetup, and room cleanup

  • Prepares sterile procedure tray and patient sterile fieldappropriately for specified procedure type

  • Observes all occupational and radiation safety regulations;wears all required personal protective equipment (wearing badges, lead aprons,goggles, gloves) when required

  • Acquires and accurately documents pertinent patient data onencounter form and enters into hemodynamic and X-ray systems

  • Assists physician with EP Diagnostic and Mapping systemswhich includes Carto, EPMed and ESI

  • Maintains sterile procedures, and infectious controls,observes all fluid patency of catheters, balloons and manifolds, and assistsaccording to physician direction

  • Adheres to all Maxim and work site rules, policies andprocedure

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduate of CCAHEP or ASCP/SCP accredited program preferred.

  • Bachelor's degree preferred in biology, anatomy, physiology,or a related field • At least 1 year ofexperience in Cardiac Cath Lab preferred.

  • ACLS/PALS per contract requirements.

  • Complies with all relevant professional standards ofpractice

  • Participation and completion of Maxim's Competency programwhen applicable

  • Current CPR if applicable

  • TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

  • Current Health certificate (per contract or stateregulation)

  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site

  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements

  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors,co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in theEnglish language is required

  • Computer proficiency required

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

    Benefits

At Maxim Healthcare Staffing, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

  • 401(k) savings plan

  • Awards and recognition programs

    *Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

    About Maxim Healthcare Staffing

Maxim Healthcare Staffing has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxim's commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.

Maxim Healthcare Staffing is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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