The Medical Instrument Technician (MIT) (Cardiac Catheterization) circulates, scrubs, monitors, and operates equipment on the most complex examination and treatment procedures including intra-aortic balloon pump therapy for critically ill patients. The incumbent assures medications are properly labeled and available for physician administration. He/she should possess a functional knowledge of the cardiac medications use, appropriate doses, and side effects. He/she works with the physician to complete both diagnostic and interventional invasive cardiac procedures including: LHC, RHC, PTCAs, Stent placement, IABP, IVUS, pressure wires, percardiocentesis, temporary pacemakers, radial artery procedures, peripheral procedures, permanent pacemaker placement and AICD placement.Learn more about this agency
Work Schedule: Full Time, Compressed Tour with On-Call responsibility
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
- The MIT (Cardiac Catheterization) assists with training and mentoring other technicians, nurses, nursing students, and cardiology fellows.
- The incumbent assists the cardiology manager with quality control and performance improvement activities.
- The incumbent is expected to monitor the progression of procedures requiring independent judgment and anticipate need to provide specific instrument and/or catheters.
- The Cardiac Catheterization Technician has the intimate knowledge of vascular and coronary anatomy and physiology related to cardiovascular function.
- Incumbent cross covers the Heart Station when needed to provide coverage to perform 12 Lead EKG, Holter Monitor Recording and Analysis, Pacemaker and Defibrillator analysis, Exercising Testing.
- Incumbent is responsible for adhering to all departmental, service, hospital, agency, and national regulations and policies.
- Incumbent performs other duties as assigned.
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