Company: Radiology & Imaging Specialists
Posted on: August 2, 2022
Job Description Location: Surgical Center of Central Florida/LVI
Outpatient Center Reports To: Facility Administrator Type of Shift:
Full Time JOB SUMMARY: The Heart and Vascular Laboratory RN assists
physicians in the tasks and responsibilities necessary in the
performance of cardiac catheterization and peripheral angiography.
The administration of the Heart and Vascular Laboratory RN includes
providing excellent patient care pre and post procedure
independently with minimal supervision. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 1.
Assist in maintaining and operating heart and vascular lab and
recovery equipment. 2. Utilizing sterile technique assist in set up
and maintain the appropriate instrument and supply table for
various procedures performed in the heart and vascular lab. 3.
Maintain adequate inventory of medications and supplies for heart
and vascular lab operations, reordering supplies as necessary. 4.
Transport patients from preparation area to heart and vascular lab.
5. Prepare the patient and monitor patient during and after heart
and vascular lab procedures. 6. Utilize EKG and rhythm recognition
skills. 7. Perform pre and post operative duties as required. 8.
Assist physicians in heart and vascular procedures as requested. 9.
Maintain and operate blood saturation equipment. 10. Administer
appropriate medication and dosage per physician order in
pre-procedure, during a heart and vascular procedure, and in
recovery. 11. Safely transport patients to recovery and monitor
patients during transport. 12. Maintain a clean environment in the
heart and vascular lab and recovery areas. 13. Maintain secure
inventory of controlled substances and keep accurate records of all
controlled substances. 14. Meet continuing education requirements
in order to maintain license as required by State law. 15. Check
code cart daily for all supplies, drugs, and check defibrillator
for charge. 16. Perform appropriate quality control daily, weekly
and monthly. 17. Assist physicians in preparing heart and vascular
reports and enter data as required. 18. Proper disposal of
biohazard and radioactive waste as regulated by OSHA and the
Florida State Office of Radiation Control. 19. Other related work
as necessary. 20. Excellent patient care and customer service. WORK
EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Associate's Degree in nursing
with a Bachelor's Degree is preferred. Current Florida RN license
is required. Current ACLS certification is required. 3 or more
years of cardiac care or vascular lab experience combined with 3 or
more years of cath recovery experience is preferred. Experience as
a Cath lab Tech or in ICU is a plus. SKILLS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Skills in establishing and maintaining effective working
relationships with staff and patients, and the ability to work
independently. This job requires prolonged sitting or standing,
frequent bending, stooping, or stretching; Normal vision range with
the absence of color blindness, normal hearing, and normal eye to
hand coordination and manual dexterity; the ability to distinguish
letters and symbols. This position may require lifting up to 50
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