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
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
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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