Cardiac Cath Lab

Cardiovascular Tech (CST)

Type: FT
Education: A. High School Diploma or G.E.D. B. BLS Certification required C. Graduate of an accredited School of Radiologic Technology or Cardiovascular Technology preferred.
Hours: 7a-3:30p + call
Experience: A. Previous Cath Lab experience preferred B. Previous Scrub Experience required. C. Working knowledge of sterile surgical technique required. D. One year experience with direct patient care required. E. One year experience working with computer systems such as windows and word perfect.
Skills: A. General ability to use computers B. Sterile technique or knowledge of sterile technique C. General understanding of Medical Terminology D. Good reading skills
Description:

This position is responsible for meeting the needs of the Invasive Cardiovascular Services Department. The technologist will assist the physician as a scrub assistant, procedure circulator, recording technician, and as needed in the Invasive Cardiovascular Services Department or any other area. The technician will engage in learning and assisting in invasive and non-invasive cardiac testing. The technician will develop a working knowledge of all equipment and procedures utilized in the care of the cardiac patient.

Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist

Type: FT
Education: High School Diploma or G.E.D. BLS/ACLS required. Graduate of a diploma, associate, or baccalaureate academic program in health science (including, but not limited to, cardiovascular technology, ultrasound, radiologic technology, respiratory therapy, or nursing)
Hours: 7a-3:30p
Experience: A. Two years previous EP Lab experience preferred. B. Working knowledge of sterile surgical technique, experience required. C. Experience as a Scrub Assistant for all Electrophysiology Procedures (Diagnostic and Interventional). D. Experience performing complex Electrophysiology studies utilizing all Electrophysiology specialty equipment including but not limited to 3 D Mapping Systems, Stimulation systems, Ablations Systems, Intracardiac Echocardiography and EP Monitoring and Recording. E. Current licensure or registry by specialty (Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist- RCES)
Skills: A. Self-motivated and directed with regard to an increasing level of understanding and knowledge. B. Ability to demonstrate ethical and professional behavior at all times. C. Demonstrated expertise related to Electrophysiology theory and technical skills. D. Ability to effectively teach and precept staff in Electrophysiology theory and technical skills. E. Mastery of Sterile technique. F. Effective oral and written professional communication skills. G. Must possess a working knowledge of all equipment, department and hospital policies and procedures to perform radiological procedures and ancillary functions. H. Must be able to perform all radiological procedures offered in the Electrophysiology Lab with high regard for patient care and quality. I. Must be able to function independently in all aspects/roles in the Electrophysiology Lab environment.
Description:

This position is responsible for meeting the needs of the Invasive Cardiovascular Services Department. The technologist will assist the physician as a scrub assistant, procedure circulator, recording technician, and as needed in the Invasive Cardiovascular Services Department or any other area. The technician will engage in learning and assisting in invasive and non-invasive cardiac testing. The technician will develop a working knowledge of all equipment and procedures utilized in the care of the cardiac patient.

RN (EP Lab)

Type: FT
Education: Graduate of a school of professional nursing. Current Tennessee RN license. (See Unit Specific Requirements)
Hours: 7a-3:30p
Experience: Experience in acute care nursing preferred. (See Unit Specific Requirements)
Skills: BLS upon hire or during orientation (See Unit Specific Requirements)
Description:

This position is responsible for providing professional nursing care utilizing the nursing process within an assigned unit; assesses, treats and care for patients demonstrating an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process; coordinates care planning with other disciplines.  Oversees the work of other professional and non-professional personnel.