Company: Las Palmas Medical Center
Location: El Paso
Posted on: October 13, 2019
Description SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
About Las Palmas Medical CenterLas Palmas Medical Center offers
comprehensive services and special expertise in Emergency Room
Medicine (Level III Trauma), Cardiology, Women---s Services, Labor
& Delivery, Neonatal Intensive Care, Neuroscience, Pediatric care,
and Wound Care Management. Las Palmas Medical Center is also the
only Kidney Transplant Center in the Region. Las Palmas
Rehabilitation Hospital is a separate facility with newly renovated
patient rooms, exercise equipment and cafeteria. The physicians,
nurses and staff at our 325-bed facility are committed to caring
for our community with compassionate, quality
healthcare.------BenefitsWe offer you an excellent total
compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent
benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team
and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits
include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability,
tuition reimbursement, employee discount program and employee stock
purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic
POSITION SUMMARY:This position assists with procedures including
scrubbing, monitoring and positioning patients as needed. This
position is also cross-trained in non-invasive procedures
including, EKG and stress testing. Assists with hemodynamics, which
includes monitoring, cardiac output and intra-aortic balloon
pumping. and inventory and quality assurance.
POPULATION SERVED:-- Cardiovascular Services serves adult and
geriatric patients with suspected or confirmed cardiovascular
disease.-- Our patient population is multicultural and has a high
prevalence of diabetes and renal disease.-- Care planning is
individualized based on the patients assessed needs.--ESSENTIAL
FUNCTIONS:Operates monitoring equipment, troubleshoots unit and
develops new programs for the monitoring equipment. --Prepare or
assist with patient preparation, provides instruction to patient,
assist with transportation of patients.--Assists in procedures in
the capacity of scrub tech, monitoring tech and assists with
radiological duties as trained.Functions in all aspects of the
Cardiac Cath Lab, with the exception of giving drugs.--Prepares
equipment at the start of each day, assures equipment is
functioning prior tq1o procedure--Assures equipment need for
procedures are present, maintains sterile technique.--Assists with
code arrest situations during procedures, including CPR and
defibrillation.--Assists in non-invasive testing including EKG, and
stress testing.--Assists Cardiovascular Clinical Coordinator with
PI data collection and report generation.
Assists with scheduling and office duties as assigned.
Other duties as assigned.------------------------Qualifications
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/ORPREFERRED:RequiredHigh school graduate or
PreferredAssociate of Applied Science
RCIS certificationEXPERIENCEREQUIRED OR PREFERRED:RequiredOne-year
employment experience in hospital setting as a technician.
PreferredGraduate of an approved cardiovascular program knowledge
ofCardiovascular Technology in nvasive and Non-invasive areas.
Cardiac Catheterization experience preferred.
SKILLS,KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:Reads and writes basic English
Abilityto move in excess of 100 pounds with assistance from other
Knowledge of dosages and critical care drugs and
Knowledge of EKG arrhythmia and hemodynamic monitoring,and intra
aortic balloon pumping.
Abilityto listen, empathize and respond to patient, family,
internal and externalpartners, managerial and employee needs.
Cardiac Catheterization laboratory and Cardiology Serviceexperience
HCA Healthcare is a collaborative healthcare network, driven by
physicians, nurses and colleagues helping each other champion the
practice of medicine to give people a healthier tomorrow. With a
comprehensive network of more than 270,000 people across
approximately 1,800 care facilities, our scale enables us to
deliver great outcomes for our patients, provide superior nursing
care and be a preferred place for physicians to practice medicine.
We never stop in our pursuit of insights and care advances based on
the knowledge and data we gain from approximately 30 million
patient encounters a year. Every day, we raise the bar to improve
the way healthcare is delivered, not just in our facilities, but
everywhere. We---re committed to improving more lives in more ways,
and above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of
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