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Cath Lab Tech

Company:
SCL Health
Location:
Denver, CO
Post Date:
September 05, 2021
Job Status:
Full-Time
Description:

 
We are happy to offer up to $10,000 in sign on bonuses and $5000 in relocation assistance for qualified candidates with at least one year of experience as an Invasive Cardiac Cath Tech.  

You.

 

 

 

You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as an Invasive Cardiovascular Technologist / Cath Lab Technologist.

 

 

 

You know how to stay organized and move fast. You respond calmly in high pressure situations.

 

 

 

Youre generous with your thoughts, your partnership and especially your voice in the Cath Lab because your opinion matters.

 

 

 

Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.

 

 

 

Us.

 

 

 

Our Cath Lab has five state-of-the-art procedure rooms for performing numerous heart and vessel imaging studies and treatments. In the Cath Lab, highly trained specialists identify and diagnose heart problems, use medicines to dissolve blood clots, re-open blood vessels, and remove obstructions within blood vessels.  Within the Cath Lab is our specialized Electrophysiology Lab (EP). Here, patients experiencing irregular heart rates (arrhythmias) can undergo diagnostic exams to identify the specific cause of the problem or to receive life-saving treatments such as pacemaker or defibrillator implants.

 

 

 

We have 2 Cath labs, 3 EP labs, 2 hybrid labs, 1 multipurpose room, 3 IR suites.  We are an accredited chest pain center with strong STEMI program.  Our labs perform all forms of cardiac and peripheral interventional procedures; diagnose and treat all forms of cardiovascular disease including balloons, stents, rhythm management, peripheral vascular and structural heart. We work in teams of 3, consisting of a cardiovascular technologist, a radiologic technologist and an RN.

 

 

 

We are proud to be an accredited Chest Pain Center, a Primary Stroke Center, and a private teaching hospital.

 

 

 

Saint Joseph Hospital is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 365-bed facility is one of the top-ranked hospitals in Denver, and has been awarded the highest national recognition possible for nursing excellence  Magnet designation  by the ANCC. We are proud to extend the mission of SCL Health by providing care for the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Our deep community roots date back to 1873, making us one of the oldest hospitals in Colorado.

 

 

 

Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and Paid Time Off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.

 

 

 

We.

 

 

 

Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well honor each others dignity and surpass the standards we set. Well encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.

 

 

 

Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.

 

 

 

Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.

 

 

 

Your day.

 

 

 

As an Invasive CV Tech / Cath Lab Tech you need to know how to:

 

 

 
     
  • Provide technical support during invasive cardiovascular procedures. Provide patient care under the supervision of the RN.
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  • Assist physicians in radiological imaging of cardiac and vascular procedures, act as scrub assistant, maintaining sterile conditions during clinical procedures. Operate imaging equipment and work in the control room monitoring and documenting procedure images and events.
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  • Educate patients and families regarding the procedure and about the expectations of the procedure. Teach patient and family about pre and post procedure physical conditions.
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  • Assist in maintaining order and cleanliness of the unit. Maintain appropriate stock levels for complex interventions and diagnostic procedures.
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  • Complete daily, progress and discharge documentation according to departmental standards. Accurately document productivity information.
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  • Participate in quality and patient safety initiatives. Identify potential areas for improvement including processes that could be streamlined or revised to improve patient satisfaction. Identify potential safety hazards that may create problems for patients and/or staff, and take appropriate actions.
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Your experience.

 

 

 

We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:

 

 

 
     
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
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  • Registered ARRT or Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Technologist RCIS within 18 months of hire or Registered Respiratory Therapist with CV specific certification or RCIS or RCES
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  • Current BLS endorsed by the American Heart Association and ACLS certifications
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Preferred:

 

 

 
     
  • Associates Degree
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  • At least two (2) years of experience in Cardiology/Cath Lab
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Your next move.

 

 

 

Now that you know more about being an Invasive CV Tech / Cath Lab Tech on our team we hope youll join us. At SCL Health youll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.

 

 

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