Phelps County Regional Medical Center Cardiovascular Scrub Tech in Rolla, Missouri

The Cardiovascular Scrub Tech/Inventory Specialist provides direct patient care to the Cath Lab Patients. Performs as first scrub during cardiac cath and device implant procedures. The Cardiovascular Scrub Tech/Inventory Specialist assumes inventory control and inventory management responsibilities within the cardiac cath lab.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Demonstrates knowledge of all phases of cardiac cath lab procedures to include hemodynamic monitoring and electrocardiograph recognition.

  2. Demonstrates skills, knowledge, and ability to perform as first scrub assistant for all adult diagnostic and interventional cases including PTCA, Stents, IVUS, Angiojet, cutting balloon, IABP, Rotoblater, and permanent Pacemaker insertion or Defibrillator insertion.

  3. Fluoroscopic equipment manipulation.

  4. Demonstrates skills, knowledge and ability to perform as first scrub assistant for all diagnostic and therapeutic EP studies. Understands and is able to utilize all equipment specific to EP studies.

  5. Demonstrates knowledge of various radiographic injection techniques.

  6. Manipulates hemodynamic recording/procedural record equipment.

  7. Demonstrates knowledge of ACT and oximeter devices.

  8. Knows cardiac anatomy, physiology and medical terminology.

  9. Works in a multifunctional team environment and demonstrate ability to set priorities.

  10. Displays knowledge and skills for sheath removal and achievement of hemostasis (manual and device).

  11. Manages inventory procedures and reporting in an accurate, cost efficient and timely manner.

Standards of Behavior

v Service: I will seek out opportunities to improve customer satisfaction, always maintaining a positive attitude, showing respect to those we serve, and maintaining a safe environment for everyone

v Opportunity: I will address the needs of my customers and respond in a timely manner. It is my responsibility to provide everyone with prompt service, assist customers, listen courteously and maintain their right to privacy.

v Attitude: I will represent PCRMC with a positive attitude, caring demeanor and professional appearance in all encounters including stressful situations. A positive attitude is demonstrated through a friendly approach, active listening and meeting the needs of our customers.

v Respect: I am dedicated to serving our customers. I will treat everyone with courtesy and respect. I will respect and appreciate the value of all individuals through my behavior and communication.

v Safety: I am committed to promoting a safe culture within our organization.

Education

High School diploma or equivalent required. Completion of a formalized ARRT, RN, or related allied health program. RCIS credential is not mandatory but is preferred.

Minimum Work Experience

Must have at least two years of experience working in an interventional cardiac cath lab. Must be proficient at patient monitoring, procedure documentation and operation of imaging equipment. Experience with non-cardiac, peripheral vascular angiography and intervention is preferred. He/she must have at least two years of experience with inventory management and inventory control. He/she must have strong written and word processing skills, knowledge of computers and be proficient with Excel spreadsheets. Experience with Meditech is preferred.

Certification/Licenses

BLS certification required.

ACLS Certification required. IABP experience within 6 months of hire.

Must have allied health credential such as ARRT or RN.

Mental/Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to constantly

stand and walk. The employee must be able to wear lead aprons during the cath lab procedures. The employee frequently is required to stoop, crouch and twist.

The employee is occasionally required to kneel, squat and sit. The employee must be able to consistently support, push, pull and/or lift up to 10 pounds, frequently support, push, pull and/or lift up to 30 pounds and occasionally support, push, pull and/or transfer up to 50 pounds (for example, moving a patient from a wheelchair to a bed).

Working Conditions

Physical working environment may include but not be limited to any of the

following hazards: chemical, electrical, mechanical, bio-waste, explosive, radiation, stress, back strain, body fluids, etc.. Variations in temperature, noise, odors, multi-stimuli, etc..