A member of Trinity Health, Holy Cross Hospital is a full-service, non-profit, Catholic, teaching hospital operating in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy.
This is a FT position on day shift with benefits. This position is physically located at the Holy Cross Medical Group Cardiology Associates office.Job Description Details:*
Care provided is appropriate to the age of the patients served, as defined in the scope of service for the practice. *
Demonstrates the ability to obtain information and interpret information in terms of the patient's needs.*
Demonstrates appropriate knowledge of growth and development.*
Demonstrates an understanding of the range of treatment needed by these patients.*
Monitors patients during invasive diagnostic and interventional procedures for arrythmias, cardiovascular status change, pain, mental status change. Intervenes appropriately.*
Establishes and maintains ongoing communication with the invasive Cardiologist throughout the procedure to facilitate patient safety, treatment and diagnosis.*
Systematically reviews history and physical, EKG, lab values and chest x-ray, and correlates procedure protocol with patient's physiological status. Communicates findings to Cardiologist and fellow team members.*
Continuously monitors ECG for abnormalities and reports emergent or urgent rhythms to Cardiologist and other team members.*
Maintains emergency equipment and defibrillator (for immediate use). Perform daily crash cart checks.*
Established and maintains ongoing communication with patient throughout the procedure to facilitate patient comfort, emotional support, reassurance and safety.*
Demonstrates working knowledge of cardiac arrhythmias.*
Documents procedure thoroughly to include hemodynamic data, medication administration, patient physical assessment, and procedural findings. Ensures all documentation is verified by the Cardiologist.*
Maintains up-to-date knowledge of procedures performed by acquiring relative continuing education, seeking learning opportunities within the field of cardiac catherization.*
Practices radiation safety according to principles of ALARA and Time, Distance, Shielding.*
Demonstrates clinical competency hazards associated with this procedure.*
Responds quickly and appropriately in emergency situations requiring BCLS and/or ACLS.*
Assures equipment functions safely. Tags broken equipment and reports any repair needs to Biomedical Engineering. *
Maintains ongoing safety and orderliness of work areas. Cleans, stocks and organizes areas of responsibility.*
Checks equipment for proper function and calibrates equipment as applicable. Reports discrepancies to Manager. Does not authorize repair or maintenance of equipment without obtaining management approval.*
Inventories, stocks and maintains supply and requests and reorders supplies with
Ensures that all assigned duties are completed.*
Takes responsibility for smooth operation and patient flow on a daily basis. Informs
Manager of problems in a timely manner.*
Performs other job related duties and projects as requested.*
Contributes to policy updates as requested.*
Regularly participates in gathering data for PI initiatives.*
Maintains up-to-date knowledge of procedures performed by acquiring relative continuing
education, seeking learning opportunities within the field of electrophysiology.
Provides patient with explanation of condition, as necessary and written information, when
Recognizes and utilizes opportunities for health teaching of patients and relatives.*
Documents patient teaching and patient verbalization of understanding.*
Participates in clinical orientation of new staff when requested.*
Shares benefits of seminars attended with fellow employees.*
Assists management in the development of an updated and ongoing orientation process for
Answers patient and family questions to insure understanding and provides emotional support for patients and families.*
Reports pertinent observations to the Cardiologist.*
Communicates clearly and effectively with physicians and other healthcare providers.*
Records and reports pertinent data completely and accurately to appropriate persons, ie: variances, equipment failure, etc.*
Collaborates regularly with all other clinical disciplines in the planning as appropriate.*
Assumes designated charge duties when necessary.*
Provides guidance to team members and serves as resource person to the team.*
Participates in the investigation of physician and/or patient complaints, takes action to
correct, and/or refers to Coordinator/Manager when outside scope of authority.*
Reports recurring guest-related problems to Coordinator/Manager and makes suggestions for changes in practice to solve problems.
Reduces patient's anxiety through calmness of own manner and by thoroughly explaining all procedures.*
Demonstrates the essence of \"team\" by acting in a positive, productive manner with co-workers and other department associates.
Graduate of an accredited medical assistant program or equivalent on-the-job training required.*
Certified Cardiovascular Tech preferred or equivalent experience*
BCLS from AHA certification required*
EKG skills/arrhythmia interpretation required
National Certified Medical Assistant preferred.Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.
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Trinity Health employs more than 131,000 colleagues across 22 states. We honor and embrace a diverse representation of people, ideas and backgrounds. Our dedication to diversity is evident in our commitment to training, education, recruitment, retention and development, as well as community partnerships and supplier diversity.
Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences and health practices of the communities we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive outcomes. We recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world, and that our differences not only serve to unite us, but also lead to innovative solutions.
Location/Region: Fort Lauderdale, FL