CV Lab Interventional Spec IV
Posted on: April 10, 2021
JOB DESCRIPTION: The clinician functions as a clinical expert and
role model in assuring proper planning, implementing, and
evaluating care for a specific patient population and also provides
leadership for day-to-day unit operations such as staffing,
scheduling, budget planning, and cost containment. Demonstrates
expertise and leadership on the role components of Practitioner,
Teacher, Manager, and Researcher. Takes charge of special projects
or performance improvement activities. Facilitates conflict
resolution. Identifies and takes appropriate actions for
unacceptable practice and behavior. Assists with completion of
staff orientation, staff competency, and development of staffing
patterns. Assists in maintenance of departmental and staff
documentation. May assume supervisory responsibility.
Monitors and records patient's blood pressure and EKG during
procedures, notifying physician of changes. Circulates during
procedures. Circulating duties include patient education,
alleviating fears, monitoring patient's condition, treating patient
under physician direction, and assisting scrub person and
physician. Properly documents case events. Scrubs and functions as
first assistant to physician.
Effectively communicates with patients, family and other health
care team members. Keeps patient and family members abreast of
patient's progress. Demonstrates strong interpersonal relationship
skills in interacting with co-workers, leadership, and other health
care workers. Promotes teamwork.
Acts as liaison in interdepartmental and intradepartmental
activities. Assists in performing diagnostic and interventional
procedures in the cardiovascular and peripheral systems of patients
to aid physician in diagnosis and treatment of heart and vascular
disorders in the Cardiac Cath and EP Labs.
Provides quality patient care to patients undergoing invasive
procedures. Prepares patient for test and explains procedures.
Conducts tests to aid in diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular
systems using a variety of specialized electronic test equipment,
recording devices, and laboratory instruments. Anticipates possible
problems or complications and responds appropriately. Trains others
in techniques and procedures used in the lab. Processes all
required documentation, has knowledge of all supplies and the
contents of each stockroom.
Completes electronic procedure report within the Cardiology
information system to ensure billing of procedures. Completes
billing sheet for proper charging of procedures and supplies.
Maintains knowledge and location of current inventory. Ensures that
procedure rooms and carts are stocked. Accountable for all supplies
utilized during procedures.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must have 4 years of interventional cardiac
cath lab experience; Registered as an ARRT with post primary
category of cardiac interventional radiography or RCIS (Registered
Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist) or RCES (Registered Cardiac
Electrophysiology Specialist). BCLS and ACLS required; Minimum work
expectation of 40 hours per week. Graduate of an accredited school
of radiologic technology or cardiovascular technology with clinical
concentration in Cardiac Cath Lab.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day
(occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently);
01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max;
Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing &
walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing,
reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned
work area and work tasks.
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may
vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental
exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen
exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors
Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold
Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient
care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be
required. Use of personal protective equipment, including
respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on
assigned work area and work tasks.
Keywords: Emory, Atlanta , CV Lab Interventional Spec IV, Other , Atlanta, Georgia
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