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You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Cath Lab Tech like you to be a part of our team.
As a Cardiac Cath Lab Technician, you play multiple roles; Cardiovascular technician or Hemodynamic Recorder during Cardiac Catheterization procedure. In both roles you will demonstrate technical proficiency in all Cath Lab procedures and equipment. You will assist the Cardiologist or Electrophysiologist with providing cardiac patient care. As the Hemodynamic Recorder, you will maintain good communication with the Cath Lab team to ensure proper equipment setup, accurate monitoring, and quality data collection.
Acute and Technical Work Includes:
· Cardiac catheterizations, CTO complexity, Balloon Valvuloplasties, Peripheral Vascular cases
· High-level Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement – celebrating 200 TAVRs.
· MitraClip procedures, Atrial Septal Defect closures, Ventricular Septal Defect closures, Balloon Valvuloplasties.
· ECMO-CPR with patients coming to the Cath Lab directly from EMS
· Largest ECMO program in Texas (need to verify)
· Pediatric congenital program including high-risk interventions
· Research programs (CorCinch, Apollo program, Door-to-Unloading (Impella), Accurate trials, etc.)
· Transplant program that utilizes CardioMEMS, right heart catheterizations, and biopsies
What you will do In This Role:
What Qualifications You Will Need:
A. Two (2) years full-time Invasive Cardiovascular Technology experience
B. An Associate Degree or equivalent college hours (62 semester hours) in health, science, natural science, nursing, engineering, or any primary science or higher AND one (1) year (full-time or full-time equivalent) in Invasive Cardiovascular Technology.
C. Baccalaureate degree in health, science, natural science, nursing, engineering, or any primary science AND six (6) months (full-time or fulltime equivalent) in Invasive Cardiovascular Technology.
D. Graduate of an accredited (by CHEA, USDOE, or CMA) program in Invasive Cardiovascular Technology.
E. Graduate of a NON-programmatically accredited program in Invasive Cardiovascular Technology which has a minimum of one (1) year of specialty training and includes a minimum of 800 clinical hours.
You will complete initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by service line, facility and department/unit which are specific to the needs of the patient population served (if applicable). Includes specific competency in:
Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization, Peripheral Angiography, PTCA, Stent implantation, Aspiration/Extraction devices, Distal Embolization Protection devices, PTA and Peripheral Stent implantation, Vascular Closure devices Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump, Temporary Transvenous Pacing, Implantable Defibrillators/Pacemakers all of which can occur on an Elective/ Emergent basis
As a new hire as of 06/01/2013 you must have ONE of the below listed certifications:
a) RCIS (Registered Cardiac Invasive Specialist) from CCI (Cardiovascular Credentialing International)
b) ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists)
This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).
Methodist Hospital opened in 1963 as the first hospital in the now internationally acclaimed South Texas Medical Center. With over 800 beds, Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, oncology, bone marrow transplants, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics. We are proud to be the largest provider of the lifesaving ECMO Program in San Antonio, are home to the largest robotics program in the world, and our Adult Blood Cancer and Stem Cell Transplant unit has become the first program to receive FACT Accreditation in North America.
As the flagship hospital, and most comprehensive medical care facility of Methodist Healthcare, we appreciate the support and recognition we receive from the community. We’ve recently been named the No.1 Best Regional Hospital by the U.S. News and World Report for 2019-20. We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality of care possible for our patients, which is proven by our consecutive Grade A Leapfrog Hospital Safety scores. In addition, Methodist Hospital not only received a Primary Stroke Center designation from The Joint Commission, but has also received a Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification from DNV GL Healthcare, designating the facility as offering the most advanced stroke treatment available in a given geographic area. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital under Locations.
HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.
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We are a family 270,000 dedicated professionals! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications for our Cath Lab Tech opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!
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