Cardiovascular Tech - Full-time
Brandon Regional Hospital - Brandon, FL

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Brandon Regional Hospital is committed to providing our patients and their families with compassionate care. For more than 30 years our busy, 407-bed acute care facility has been dedicated to quality and devoted to our community. We have been named a Top 100 Hospital in America five times, and our Intensive Care Unit has been named a Top 100 ICU.Families trust us to meet their needs, knowing that they have access to these Centers of Excellence: Chest Pain Center * Heart & Vascular Institute * Spine Care Center * Advanced Primary Stroke Center * Cancer Care * Women’s & Children’s CenterJoin our friendly community hospital with its close-knit staff of caring professionals located just south of Tampa and discover how we care.The Cath Lab Tech collaborates with physicians, nurses, and other clinical disciplines in providing care to patients undergoing procedures in the Cardiac Catherization Lab. The position’s tasks and responsibilities include: Competently operates radiologic equipment including ability to trouble shoot in order to solve equipment related problems.

Operates hemodynamic monitoring computer during procedures. Performs decentralized testing, according to protocol. Assists the R.N. in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the care of the Cath Lab patient.

Coordinates and organizes supplies, equipment and instruments needed for Cath Lab procedures. Provides assistance to physicians performing Cath Lab procedures. Participates in activities to plan, measure, assess, and improve the quality of patient care. Monitors, records and communicates as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.

Utilizes knowledge of age specific needs of patient in performance of duties and responsibilities. Orients and mentors new staff members. Practices radiation protection techniques to minimize radiation to patient and staff. Assists with transporting patients.

Orients and mentors staff. Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.Required Job Qualifications include: Minimum 1 year experience as a Cardiovascular Tech.Previous experience in a Cath Lab setting preferred.Scrub experience with physicians is preferred.Current state licensure as a Certified Radiologic Technologist or LPN required.Working knowledge of computerized hemodynamic monitoring.Current BLS and ACLS certification through the American Heart Association.Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 lbs. Ability to deal with stressful situations and to stand for long periods of time.At HCA West and Central Florida’s 15 hospitals we’re not just caregivers, we’re devoted to caring. Located throughout Tampa, St.

Petersburg, Sarasota and the greater Orlando area, we’re on a journey to reach new heights in service excellence for our patients. As an integral part of the nation’s largest healthcare system with more than 15,000 healthcare professionals on our team, we foster an environment where you will be supported, valued and encouraged to grow.Make excellence your goal by joining our family of hospitals. To learn more and to apply, go to Comprehensive Hospital System Serving West & Central FloridaBlake Medical CenterBrandon Regional HospitalCentral Florida Regional HospitalCommunity Hospital of New Port RicheyDoctors Hospital of SarasotaEdward White HospitalEnglewood Community HospitalFawcett Memorial HospitalLargo Medical CenterNorthside Hospital & Tampa Bay Heart InstituteOak Hill HospitalOsceola Regional Medical CenterRegional Medical Center Bayonet PointSouth Bay HospitalSt. Petersburg General HospitalEOE