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Coordinator Catheterization Laboratory - Tyler

Company: Christus Health
Location: Tyler
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Description
Summary:

Position works with scheduling department, physicians, departmental leadership/associates, and other departments as needed to facilitate daily operations and patient throughput in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory (Cath Lab). Responsible for work/call schedules, daily associate assignments, associate onboarding, and associate evaluations. Collects and tracks data to ensure processes are working as intended. Works to identify and minimize risks to patients/associates/physicians and participates in risk management/complaint reviews as needed. Works with department leadership to ensure costs are in line with budget through appropriate labor/supply utilization management. The position focuses on patient and associate satisfaction and associate development. Operates all equipment, computers, and digital imaging/processing equipment in the Cath Lab. Performs duties such as scrub assistant, procedure documentation/hemodynamic monitoring, patient transportation, and safe X-ray equipment operation/digital processing as needed. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development to perform procedures on and assist in the care of the adolescent, adult, and geriatric patient.

Responsibilities:

  • Promotes Organizational Principles of Catholic Healthcare; Solidarity, Holistic Care, Respect for Human Life, Participatory Community of Work and Mutual Respect, Stewardship, Act in communion with the Church.
  • Ensures major equipment is operational in assigned area(s) and documents as required for quality control; reports any issues through the chain of command and per hospital process
  • Ensures daily room checks and stocking of supplies
  • Accesses daily patient schedule and assigns patients, physicians, and associates to rooms as appropriate to maximize efficiency
  • Collaborates with physicians and procedure teams to ensure appropriate patient care and departmental efficiency at all times
  • Ensures infection prevention by enforcing hand hygiene and aseptic technique 100% of the time during procedures
  • Enforces/helps develop organizational policies and processes related to patient safety, patient privacy, infection control, patient communication, and departmental operations
  • Collaborates with others on the team in sharing knowledge; to gain and provide appropriate knowledge; to foster teamwork and team cohesion
  • Supports department and team by engaging in patient transport as appropriate
  • Obtains and maintains proficiency in access site management
  • Texas MRT/LMRT License ONLY: Acts as a radiation safety representative for patients and team while X-Ray is used; performs fluoro imaging and digital image acquisition as appropriate for the procedure or as instructed by the physician
  • Adheres to and enforces the attendance policy and departmental productivity standards
  • Supports department and organization's commitment to Zero Harm and Customer Service
  • Adheres to and enforces departmental and organizational dress code
  • Understands and upholds the CHRISTUS mission, vision, and purpose.
  • Supports and promotes Unit based Councils, process improvement projects, and a nursing collaborative care model that meets requirements for Magnet status.
  • Promotes and serves with respect to the CHRISTUS core values; Dignity, Integrity, Excellence, Compassion, Stewardship. Requirements:

    • Education / Professional Qualifications: Graduate of a diploma, associate, or baccalaureate academic program in health science (nursing, cardiovascular technology, or radiologic technology) yielding RN, RT(R), RCIS, or RCES credential is required.
    • Training/Skills: Excellent interpersonal, communication, and critical thinking skills are required. Prior Cath Lab leadership and advanced computer system skills preferred.
    • One-three years Cath Lab procedural experience required; three or more years preferred
    • Current RN, RT(R), RCIS, or RCES minimally required
    • Current Texas License (RN, MRT, LMRT)
    • Current BLS required
    • Current ACLS required

      Work Type:

      Full Time

      5x8 (On-Call Required - with 30 minute response time)



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Keywords: Christus Health, Tyler , Coordinator Catheterization Laboratory - Tyler, Healthcare , Tyler, Texas

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