Supervisor - Cath Lab Tech - Baptist - FT
Laboratory Supervisor And Technician Job in New Orleans, LA
Job DescriptionThis job functions as a cardiovascular technologist in the catheterization laboratory, provides supervisory instruction to a cardiovascular team, participates in carrying out patient and equipment preparations, and ensures procedure rooms are running smoothly without any interruptions or hindrances. Works closely with and informs cardiovascular lab leadership of any areas needing improvement by seeking, recognizing and identifying the problems. Works closely with the cardiologist to coordinate procedure protocols.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at the company’s discretion.
- Associate degree and a graduate of a radiology or cardiovascular program.
- Bachelor's degree.
- 3 years of cardiovascular or electrophysiology laboratory experience.
- Radiologic or Cardiovascular Technologist registration acquired by passing the appropriate American Registry exam.
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) licensure and licensure in state of employment.
Registered Cardiovascular Technologist with 1 year of healthcare experience.
Registered Radiologic Technologist with 1 year of radiology angiography experience.
Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) or Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES) certification within 1 year of hire.
Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS).
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
Computer skills and dexterity for data entry and retrieval of patient information and proficient with Windows-style applications, keyboard, and various software programs specific to role.
Effective verbal and written communication skills and ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care process.
Ability to remain professional, reliable, efficient, and punctual.
Ability to be detail-oriented and perform complex tasks, which may be hazardous to the patient's welfare, or detect equipment malfunctions.
Interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively and courteously with a diverse group of internal/external visitors in a highly stressful atmosphere.
Proficiency in all aspects of cardiovascular lab protocol and ability to learn new procedures.
Working knowledge of heart and vascular catheterization and ability to function in emergency care situations that utilize CPR.
Ability to work a flexible work schedule (e.g. 24/7, weekend, holiday, on call availability) and travel throughout and between facilities.
Operates monitoring and recording devices under physician direction to obtain necessary medical data and ensure patient safety.
Operates radiographic fluoroscopy equipment to obtain diagnostic images of coronary artery disease and peripheral vascular disease.
Performs daily cost containment, stocks, and orders equipment in a specified manner.
Performs accessory supervisory tasks assigned by cardiovascular lab leadership.
Performs essential morning setup duties.
Maintains credentials for state and American Registry of Radiologic Technologist licensure.
Performs other related duties as required.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.
Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local laws, accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance with all such laws, regulations and standards.
This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other compliance-related concerns.
The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Physical and Environmental Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Sedentary Work. Even though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light Work: (1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree; or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3) when the job requires working at a production rate pace entailing the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the weight of those materials is negligible. NOTE: The constant stress and strain of maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an industrial setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker even though the amount of force exerted is negligible.
Mechanical lifting devices (carts, dollies, etc.) or team lifts should be utilized.
Must be able to stoop, bend, reach and grab with arms and hands, manual dexterity.
Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time.
Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid and tissue.
The incumbent works in a patient care area; works in an area where patients enter; works directly with patients; and/or works with specimens that could contain communicable diseases. There may be an occupational risk for exposure to communicable diseases.
Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.