Certified Cath Lab Tech PRN in San Antonio, Texas, United States
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Methodist Hospital Stone Oak

Certified Cath Lab Tech PRN

San Antonio, TX, United States
PRN/Per Diem  PRN 
Category: Clinical Techs • Job ID: 2153531

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Introduction

Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application for our Certified Cath Lab Tech PRN opening with Methodist Hospital Stone Oak today and find out what it truly means to be a part of the HCA Healthcare team.

Benefits

Methodist Hospital Stone Oak, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

We are seeking a(an) Certified Cath Lab Tech PRN for our team to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. Did you get into our industry for these reasons? We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply!

Job Summary and Qualifications

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: 

  • You will be proficient in all cardiac catheterization procedures while functioning in a primary role as a Cardiac Cath Lab Technician or Hemodynamic Recorder.
  • You will identify cardiac structures, coronary vasculature, and the associated disease processes.
  • You will practice radiation safety and observes all principles to ALARA.
  • You will assists the physician in obtaining or entering data into the Physiologic Monitoring System(s) for accurate assessment of left and/or right-sided Hemodynamic pressure measurements.
  • You will accurately report Ejection Fraction by demonstrating proficiency in the assessment of Cardiac function, utilizing Left Ventricular Analysis program(s).
  • You will ensure that Angiographic and procedural data is properly archived for long-term storage. 
  • You will verify the presence of all components of procedure information in both hard copy and computerized formats.

What Qualifications You Will Need:

Education and Experience:

  • All of the following:
  • High School graduate or GED
  • New hires as of 6/1/2013 have to have ONE of the following:
  • A. One (1) year fulltime 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.
  • C. Graduate of an accredited (by CHEA, USDOE, or CMA) program in Invasive Cardiovascular Technology.
  • D. 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.

3. Employee completes 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 preferred.

4. Employee completes 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).

5. Preferred: Two (2) year (fulltime or fulltime equivalent) in Invasive Cardiovascular Technology preferred.

6. Baccalaureate in health, science, natural science or nursing, engineering or any primary science AND six (6) months of (fulltime or fulltime equivalent) in Invasive Cardiovascular Technology preferred.

Minimum License, Certificates, or Registrations Required:

1. Required: ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) OR

2. Must have ONE of the below listed certifications:

Current certification eligible Cath Lab Technicians must successfully pass RCIS/RCES exam in 18 months from start date.

A.) RCIS (Registered Cardiac Invasive Specialist) from CCI (Cardiovascular Credentialing International)

B.) RCES (Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist

Methodist Hospital Stone Oak is equipped with the most modern technology available. With over 280 beds, services include emergency care, general surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, neonatology, oncology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, and acute rehab services.

Methodist Hospital Stone Oak is accredited by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center and Chest Pain Center. The stroke rehabilitation program has received the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification of Stroke Rehabilitation. We belong to the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery. Our surgeons and technology offer minimally invasive options to patients. Surgeons from around the country come to train under our world class team. The hospital has been recognized by Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade A and by Modern Healthcare as one of the Top 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare. We have also been recognized as a Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®. Finally, by Medicare.gov as #1 in San Antonio and #6 in the entire nation. The hospital is 1 of only 102 hospitals to receive Medicare.gov’s 5-star rating. Join our team to be part of the innovation.


"Across HCA Healthcare’s more than 2,000 sites of care, our nurses and colleagues have a positive impact on patients, communities and healthcare.
Together, we uplift and elevate our purpose to give people a healthier tomorrow."- Jane Englebright, PhD, RN CENP, FAAN
Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply for our Certified Cath Lab Tech PRN opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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