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Job Title: Hemodynamic Tech

Company: Good Samaritan Hospital

City/State: Suffern, NY

Category: Allied Health Prof/Technical

Department: Cath Lab

Position: Full Time

Hours: M-F; 1p-9p

Shift: Day, Evening

Req #: 16743

Job Details:

Job Summary:

The Hemodynamic Technician is responsible for performing technical and patient care treatment activities under the direct supervision of the medical and clinical staff. This position will appropriately document all procedures performed in the Cardiac Catheterization Lab, utilizing specialized equipment and computer software, and prepare charges for equipment used utilizing Q-sight software.

Responsibilities:

Arranges for transport or transports patient to and from the Cardiac Cath Lab and specialized care units including Pre/Post and CCU. Positions patient by pushing and pulling using safe body mechanics and a slide board to guide to cardiac cath lab table. Prepares patient for procedures with appropriate equipment and instruments. Applies and fits the necessary monitoring equipment to patient including EKG, BP cuff, and pulse oximeter. Charts and documents activity in Mac Lab during procedures including renal angioplasty, subclavian angioplasty, femoral angioplasty, carotid angiogram, pulmonary angiography, radial access, IV contrast injections, right and left cardiac catheterization, coronary angioplasty and cutting balloon angioplasty, stent placement, ventriculogram, aortogram, filterwire, arthrectomy, cardiac bypass graft angiography/angioplasty/stent, rotablator, right ventricular biopsy, intravascular ultrasound (IVUS), fractional flow reserve (FFR), septal defect closure, pericardiocentesis, intraaortic balloon pump (IABP) insertion, Impella insertion, pulmonary artery catheter (EKOS), transvenous pacemaker insertion, medrad, ostial pro stent positioning device, snares, filterwire, sheaths/introducers, radial board, coronary thrombectomy devices, arstasis, all applicable closure devices, safeguard, hemostatic patches, radial bands, femostop and other related procedures in accordance with established procedures and regulatory requirements. Monitors and measures vital signs such as heart rate, respirations, blood pressure and temperature and reports adverse or changing conditions to medical and clinical staff. Explains procedures for defibrillation, cardioversion and transcutaneous pacing. Sets up pressure transducer system, performs 12 lead EKG testing. Transfers the patient information from the MAC Labto the GE Innova 2100. Maintains ALARA at all times for the safety of the patient, staff and wear of the equipment. Operates and maintains computerized hemodynamic and ECG monitoring equipment. Communicates with the physicians regarding the preparation of complete reports and files in accordance with established procedures and regulatory requirements. Monitors supply levels and assists in ordering of supplies.

Qualifications / Requirements:

Experience:

Minimum of 2 years of clinical patient care experience involving cardiac cath laboratory procedures and utilization of related specialized equipment required.

Education:

A high school diploma or equivalent required; Associate’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in health related field preferred.

Licenses / Certifications:

BLS certification required

Other:

The individual performing this job may reasonably anticipate coming into contact with human blood and other potentially infectious materials.