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Cardiac Cath Tech / Cardiac Laboratory Adult (Per Diem)

Requisition ID:

21165141

Business Unit:

St. Vincent's Medical Center

Location:

Bridgeport, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Per Diem
Standard Hours: 1
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Monday - Friday flexible evenings until 7pm.

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St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport has more than 3,200 employees. It includes a 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a large multispecialty provider group, and special needs services for adults and children. St. Vincent’s is the first hospital in Fairfield County to be integrated into the Hartford HealthCare network, and is the system’s second-largest hospital.

 

Job Summary:

  • Performs various activities regarding telemetry monitoring on patients requiring continual cardiac monitoring.


Responsibilities:

  • Maintains telemetry documentation of reported information.
  • Maintains telemetry monitoring equipment and supply inventory.
  • Makes note of irregular rhythms and monitors changes in heartbeat.
  • Forwards changes to nurse and/or attending physician for analysis and interpretation.
  • Comply with department/organization policies, procedures and practices to include timely reporting of changes in rhythm to appropriate designated leader of the unit/floor.
  • Utilizes equipment to monitor patient, vital signs and alert nurse if any potential problems arise. Able to identify basic arrhythmia and notify nurse.
  • Transports patients to and from units for Cardiac procedures.
  • Follows Cath Lab/Hospital standards to prepare patient for Cardiac Invasive procedures, assisting in pre-procedure and post-procedure checks and preps.
  • Monitors patient's pre/post diagnostic and interventional procedures.
  • Orders supplies, answers phones, books patient appointments and data as necessary.
  • Keeps patients areas clean.
  • Comply with department/organization, policies, procedures and practices to include timely reporting of changes in rhythm to appropriate designated leader of the unit/floor.
  • Other Duties as assigned.
  • Follows safe guidelines and limitations for receiving, transporting, and stocking of intravenous (IV) fluids as related to specified essential job duties. Ensures that intravenous (IV) fluids are kept safe and secure, have not been tampered with and are not expired. Intravenous (IV) fluids are defined as solutions containing 5 % dextrose, 0.9 % sodium chloride or combinations of these two solutions.

 

Qualifications

Licensure / Certification / Registration:
Required Credential(s):

One or more of the following:

  • Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Red Cross obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
  • Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

 

 

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

 

Work Experience:

  • Two years Cardiac Nurse Aide, EMT or EKG Tech preferred.
     

 

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