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SSM Health Cardiac Interventional in Saint Louis, Missouri

It's more than a career, it's a calling.

MO-SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital 1201 Grand

Worker Type:

Regular

Job Highlights:

$20,000 Sign On Bonus for full-time with 1+ year’s experience in Cardiac Cath Lab!*

$15,000 Sign On Bonus for full-time with < 1 year’s experience or new grad.*

Schedule options include: 5-8’s, 4-10’s

Requires certification in either ARRT, ARDMS/CCI

Call : Cath Lab 8-9 days of call per month must be onsite within 30 minutes

Relocation assistance is available. *

The Cardiac Cath Department at Saint Louis University Hospital takes pride in the excellent team we have and the care we provide at our Level 1 Trauma Center. You will have the opportunity to work with cutting edge technology and research in multiple areas including coronary Intervention, structural heart procedures and Electrophysiology procedures. At Saint Louis University hospital, you will work with world renown physicians on new procedure studies, that will have major impact on patient outcomes. Because of the specialized procedures we do you will be able to work in multiple different roles that will make you adaptable to different situations. You will be joining a proud team of physicians, nurses and radiation technologists that have one common goal of providing excellent patient care to a diverse population. Some of the procedures are Impellas, ECMO, IABP, Structural Heart, Diag coronaries, TAVR’s, STEMI, mitral clips, watchman, PCI’s, Atrectomy with laser, CSI and Rotas, EP- packmakers- leadless, BIV/ICDS, ablations for SVT and Afib, lead extractions and reimplants. We are involved in international studies Summit Trial (Tendyne) and Protect 4.

SLU Hospital is an academic institute as well as a Level 1 Trauma facility that offers exceptional pay, benefits, tuition reimbursement, pet insurance, matching retirement funds, and more! If you would like to be a part of this team, please submit your application today!

*Qualified external candidates only

Job Summary:

The Cardiology Tech in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory performs tasks that provide technical support during invasive cardiovascular procedures while also providing basic patient care to all types of patients under the direction and supervision of the professional nurse. Cardiology Tech assists in maintaining order and cleanliness of the department.

Job Responsibilities and Requirements:

Performs technical support during catheterization procedure. Circulates in the procedure rooms, scrub assist during procedure

A. Accurately connects patients to EKG monitors.

B. Establishes arterial/venous line set-up prior to procedure.

C. Operates equipment necessary and demonstrates proficiency.

  • Hemodynamic monitor/recorder

  • Video/imaging system

  • Oximeters

  • Contrast injectors

  • Cardiac output units

  • Oxygen consumption monitors

  • Quantitative analysis software

  • Intravascular ultrasound units

  • Doppler blood flow velocity unit

  • Intra-aortic balloon pump

  • Fractional Flow Reserve

  • Bovine

  • Ablator

  • Impeller

  • Temporary Pacemaker

D. Maintains supplies and equipment.

  • Ensures equipment/supplies are available and stored appropriately

  • Empties full trash/soiled linen containers

  • Notifies appropriate department to maintain a clean and safe environment (housekeeping, maintenance, dietary, etc.)

Performs catheter and sheath removal after invasive procedures.

A. Assesses groin site and peripheral pulses.

B. Checks vital signs prior to sheath removal.

C. Compresses artery and/or vein for prescribed length of time.

D. Assesses site after homeostasis is obtained.

E. Gives patient instructions regarding post-procedural activity.

DISCLAIMER: Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Job Specifications

MINIMUM EDUCATION: High school graduate. ARRT certification or CCI credential for Cath lab.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: Previous Cath Lab experience preferred

REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS: ARRT, CCI Cath Lab/ ARDMS

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified. An individual working in their job classification must also perform specific tasks upon request by supervisor personnel. Furthermore, the duties and responsibilities for this job classification are subject to change at the discretion of the medical center.

Department:

3001000037 Cardiac Cath Lab

Work Shift:

Day Shift (United States of America)

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

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