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Cardiac Cath Lab Technologist (Float Pool)

Austin, TX, United States

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Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

With more than 110 sites across Central Texas, St. David’s HealthCare includes seven of the area’s leading hospitals and is one of the largest health systems in Texas. The organization was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award—the nation’s highest presidential honor for performance excellence—in 2014. St. David’s HealthCare is the third-largest private employer in the Austin area, with more than 9,000 employees.  The best is here, come join us and be part of a great story!

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

Position Summary:

The Cath Lab Technologists assists in all procedures performed in the Cath Lab.  The technologist provides a safe patient care environment that supports in the diagnosis/treatment of patients experiencing cardiac procedures. The Cardiac Cath Lab Tech is responsible for direct and indirect patient care, scrubbing for diagnostic/interventional cases and hemodynamic monitoring.  The Cath Lab Tech demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to any age-related needs of adults and adult-geriatric patients in the Cath Lab. The individual demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development appropriate to the patient population served.  Assumes, under the direction of the Laboratory, responsibility for patient specimen testing, quality control, quality improvement, and equipment maintenance.

 

Resource Float Pool Cath Lab Techs are required to work the following:

Hours per Pay Period:

Full Time: Minimum of 32 hours per week. On call per facility policy in per scheduling cycle (28 days)

PRN: Minimum of 24 hours per week. On call per facility shift per scheduling cycle (28 days)


Holiday Requirements:

Full Time: 2 Major & 2 minor holidays annually.

PRN: 1 Major & 1 minor holiday annually.


Floating:

 

Market Float Pool employees will be required to float to all St. David’s Healthcare System Facilities. Market Float Pool Nurses will be scheduled in units in which they have competencies. Market Float Pool Nurse can be placed in a unit below their competency level with a modified assignment.

 

Qualifications

Education:

Required:  Graduate of CVT program; or graduate of an educational program in radiology accredited by the JRCERT or graduate of an American Medical Association approved program in Radiologic Technology or a military training program of equivalent standards.

OR

Equivalent experience and education of 5 years in lieu of formal training program (applicable to Radiologic Technology education only); in lieu of education, two years previous Cath Lab experience doing complex cath and peripheral procedures.


Experience: 

Required:  Minimum of at least two years of CVT or RT Cath Lab experience 

Preferred:  Three to five years of continuous clinical experience in the Cardiac Cath Lab/Special Procedures Lab

Credentials:
Required: 
If RCIS:  RCIS Certification from applicable accrediting body 

OR

If Radiologic Technologist:  Certified Medical Board Radiologic Technologist; Registered Technologist with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists; if hired prior to 4/13/12 and been performing x-rays since 1987 AND was grandfathered in by the state of Texas, only CMRT required. 


BLS and ACLS Required upon hire

 

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St. David's Medical Center
Facility: St. David's Medical Center
Job ID: 26900-67447
Category: Clinical Techs
Contract: Full-time
Shift: Days (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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