RN-Cardiac Cath Lab Tech
Company: Cone Health
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Personnel in this position are responsible for providing direct
patient care in the Cardiac Cath lab, Peripheral vascular lab, Cath
lab Holding Room, and the Electrophysiology lab. Personnel in this
position are responsible for performing and functioning as a member
of a multidisciplinary team. In addition, personnel are expected to
function and provide high quality, safe, culturally competent cost
effective patient care in all areas of operations by means of
assessment, planning, evaluation, and intervention/follow up.
In the course of providing care for the patient all CCL Specialist
(Cardiac Cath Lab Specialist) will perform the following duties:
Collect data that is pertinent to the patient?s status; Anticipate
and recognize subtle changes in the patient?s status; Implements
interventions in a manner to maintain patient?s dignity, privacy,
and safety; Responds to the patient, family, or members of the
multidisciplinary team in a skillful, intentional manner to
demonstrate concern and addresses the particular need of the
patient; Identifies variances to expected outcomes and intervenes
appropriately to maximize positive patient outcomes; Administers
medications used in invasive procedures. Medications include
intravenous fluid, contrast media, and moderate sedation.
Operates Specialty Equipment-
Participates in Departmental Support Activities Related to Cath Lab
operations: Recognizes the significance of support duties that
ultimately improve daily operations, accomplishes departmental
goals and enhances overall team performance.-
Performs Circulating Duties: Provides effective care during
elective and emergency procedures by assisting patients,
physicians, and scrub technicians in a prioritized fashion,
assuring that all needs are completely satisfied.
Performs Control Room Duties: Maintains a working knowledge of the
principles, practices and procedures involved in the operation of
physiologic monitoring, angiographic/fluoroscopic imaging and
Performs Device Implant Duties
Performs Diagnostic Scrub Duties.
Performs Holding Room Duties/Sheath removal in other departments as
needed (to include IABP and Impella removal)
Performs Interventional Scrub Duties: Act as a first assistant in
the scrub role of diagnostic, interventional, and acute procedures.
Maintains asepsis throughout the course of the procedure. Responds
quickly and appropriately in emergencies. Displays effective
utilization of supplies and equipment.
Performs Peripheral Vascular Duties
Graduate of an RN Accredited Education Program
Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing preferred in accordance with Cone
Health's Policy for BSN attainment
Completion of a BSN degree within a defined period will be required
for RN's who do not possess a BSN
1 - 2 years of Critical Care or Emergency Department nursing
Cardiac specialty experience
BLS (CPR)-American Red Cross or AHA Healthcare Provider
North Carolina Board of Nursing License, must obtain Registered
Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS or RCES) certification
within 24 months of hire in the cath lab (is required for continued
employment in the Cath Lab).
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