Alamance Regional Medical Center - Cath Lab
Burlington JOB DETAILS:
Exempt: No FTE: 0.6 (24 hours/week)
Schedule: 10 hour days - (5) 10 hr days per pay period On Call: No EDUCATION:
Graduate from one or more of the following
Radiology Technology, Respiratory Therapy, or a
sanctioned Cardiovascular Technology Program
Appropriately recognized Paramedic program and
BLS (CPR) - AHA Health Care Provider BLS
Driver's License - NC DRIVER'S LICENSE
Radiology Technologist - Unencumbered ASRT
Radiology Technologist licensure, or
Respiratory Therapist - Unencumbered North
Carolina Respiratory Care Board Licensure, or
Cardiovascular Technology Program - Graduate
from an accredited Cardiovascular Program, or
Paramedic - Unencumbered North Carolina EMT-P
credentialing/accreditation and/or Paramedic Associate Degree from a
credentialed and qualified Paramedic program
Cardiac Cath Lab Technologists who work in the
Cardiac Cath Lab area must obtain their Registered Cardiovascular Invasive
Specialist (RCIS) within 24 months of hire for continued employment.
Cardiac Cath Lab Technologists who work in the
Electrophysiology Lab area must obtain their Registered Cardiovascular
Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES) within 24 months of hire for continued
Cardiac Cath Lab Technologists who work in the
Peripheral Vascular Lab area are exempt from obtaining RCIS or RCES.
Graduates from a Cardiovascular Program are
required to complete RCIS certification within 3 months of employment.
American Heart Association Health Care Provider
course (BLS) preferred or should be completed within 6 months of hire.
ACLS to be completed within 6 months of hire. JOB SUMMARY:
Personnel in this position are responsible
for providing direct patient care in the Cardiac Cath lab, Peripheral
vascular lab, Cath lab Holding Room, and the Electrophysiology lab. Personnel
in this position are responsible for performing and functioning as a member of
a multidisciplinary team. In addition, personnel are expected to
function and provide high quality, safe, culturally competent cost
effective patient care in all areas of operations by means of assessment,
planning, evaluation, and intervention/follow up. MAJOR WORK ACTIVITIES:
Collect data that is pertinent to the
patients status; Anticipate and recognize subtle changes in the patients
status; Implements interventions in a manner to maintain patients dignity,
privacy, and safety; Responds to the patient, family, or members of the
multidisciplinary team in a skillful, intentional manner to demonstrate concern
and addresses the particular need of the patient; Identifies variances to
expected outcomes and intervenes appropriately to maximize positive patient
outcomes; **May administer medications used in invasive procedures under the
direct supervision of a physician. Medications include intravenous fluid,
contrast media, and moderate sedation. 10 %
Operates Specialty Equipment 10 %
Participates in Departmental Support Activities
Related to Cath Lab operations: Recognizes the significance of support duties
that ultimately improve daily operations, accomplishes departmental goals and
enhances overall team performance. 10 %
Performs Circulating Duties: Provides effective
care during elective and emergency procedures by assisting patients,
physicians, and scrub technicians in a prioritized fashion, assuring that all
needs are completely satisfied. 10 %
Performs Control Room Duties: Maintains a
working knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures
involved in the operation of physiologic monitoring, angiographic/fluoroscopic
imaging and digital analysis. 10 %
Performs Device Implant Duties 10 %
Performs Diagnostic Scrub Duties. 10 %
Performs Holding Room Duties/Sheath removal in
other departments as needed (to include IABP and Impella removal) 10 %
Performs Interventional Scrub Duties: Act as a
first assistant in the scrub role of diagnostic, interventional, and acute
procedures. Maintains asepsis throughout the course of the procedure. Responds
quickly and appropriately in emergencies. Displays effective
utilization of supplies and equipment. 10 %
Performs Peripheral Vascular Duties 10 %
Occurs under one-third of the time - Fumes or
Occurs over two-thirds of the time - Exposure to
bloodborne pathogens | Hazardous waste and/or toxic/caustic chemicals iCARE - COMMITMENTS TO CARE:
I will create and engage in conversations of
I will be open to innovation and creativity.
I will listen to understand.
I will bring ideas for solutions and be open to
I will be open to constructive feedback.
I will not engage or listen to negativity or
I will be positive when speaking about Cone
Health, my department, and my coworkers.
I will be approachable.
I will focus on behaviors, not the person,
Accountability I will honor my word.
I will do what I say when I say I will.
I will "clean it up" when I can't keep my
I will honor my work agreement.
I will be "on the court" instead of "in the
I will follow up in a timely manner on
commitments and requests.
I will apologize when someone experiences less
than excellent service.
I will take responsibility for my actions,
decisions and performance.
I will protect patient safety (best practices:
ex - hand hygiene).
I will assume the best of intentions and embrace
I will collaborate and seek other people's
I will demonstrate courtesy, compassion, and
respect with my tone of voice and body language.
I will speak positively about Cone Health -
managing up coworkers, physicians, departments,
patients and visitors.
I will ask the person directly involved when I
I will include diverse skills, abilities,
strengths, and backgrounds to create better outcomes.
I will care for myself while also respecting
I will own it, solve it, and celebrate it!
I will offer solutions when problems are
I will share my input for decisions by
participating in forums such as shared governance, town halls, employee
engagement survey, brown bag discussions, employee councils, staff meetings, or
directly with my manager.
I will take charge and do the right thing at the
I will make decisions keeping a balance of
service, quality, and cost in mind.
I will demonstrate Cone Health values.
I will seek opportunities to celebrate and have
I will recognize good work. Exceptional People Providing Exceptional Care!
Cone Health is a state of the art network of
facilities providing patients access to the latest developments in medical care
from their first moments of life through later years. Our network offers the
most breakthrough treatments and technology available in healthcare today. As a
teaching hospital, we offer employees the opportunity to become leaders in the
industry and continued growth from their first day on.
Extraordinary patient care is about being
"high-touch" as well as "high-tech". Community service and superior patient
care are the cornerstones of our organization, a philosophy that is
demonstrated by each and every one of our valued team members. We are proud to
be the largest private, not-for-profit employer of choice in the Piedmont,
NC area community!
Cone Health is an equal opportunity employer. If
you require assistance with our online job submission process, please contact
our Talent Acquisition team at 866-266-3767 to request an accommodation.
Additionally, Cone Health invites interested deaf and hard of hearing
applicants to use Video Relay Service (VRS). EXPERIENCE:
1 - 2 years of Respiratory Therapy experience,
1 - 2 years of Radiology Technical experience,
2 years Paramedic experience
Cardiac specialty experience KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Strong communication skills to effectively
communicate with clinicians and the public
Ability to deliver culturally sensitive care
that is specific to the needs of the patient and the patient's family.
Ability to remain standing for long periods
while wearing lead aprons/vests weighing twenty pounds or more
Ability to move and position patients several
times a day
Ability to work in areas of radiation exposure
for long periods, using proper radiation protective gear/equipment
Ability to use computer keyboards, visualize
monitors and perform tasks requiring manual dexterity
Able to think critically, independently, and
apply abilities to achieve the best possible patient outcomes PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Very Heavy Work:
Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force
occasionally (up to 1/3 of the time), and/or; in excess of 50 pounds of
force frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time), and/or; in excess of 20 pounds
of force constantly (2/3 or more of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull,
or otherwise move objects, including the human body.
Respirator Fit Testing - Required HEARING/VISION:
Hear and differentiate low volume sounds in
order to make judgments regarding actions needed
Hear alarm bells, verbal conversations,
telephone voices and normal volume sounds
Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or
Depth perception (three-dimensional vision,
ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)
Color vision (ability to identify and
distinguish colors) CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
* Annual flu shot
* Annual TB test (if applicable to your job
* Annual HLCs (Healthstream, formerly
CBL)-Safety at Work and Corporate Compliance
* Maintain licensure/certification/registry/listing
(if applicable to your job) CONE HEALTH'S
EXCEPTIONAL HEART & VASCULAR CARE TEAM
you have the qualifications, values and drive to help us advance one of the
country's best cardiovascular care facilities we invite you to join our
Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital is recognized for:
• Top 100 in the Nation for patient safety in
heart attack treatment and medical excellence in major cardiac surgery,
coronary bypass surgery and vascular surgery. (CareChex - An information service
of Quantros, Inc., 2018*)
Performing in abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, aortic valve surgery, heart
bypass surgery and heart failure. (U.S. News & World Report, 2017-18)
Performance Achievement Award for the treatment of heart attacks. (American
College of Cardiology, 2018)
• Five-Star Recipient for treatment of heart
attack and heart failure, pacemaker procedures and carotid surgery.
• Top Three-Star Rating - Coronary Artery
Bypass Grafting (CABG), Aortic Valve Replacement (AVR) and combined AVR+CABG.
(Society of Thoracic Surgeons, 2018***)
• Quality Award - Get With The Guidelines® -
AFIB Gold Quality Achievement Award.
Heart Association/American Stroke Association, 2018)
• Distinction Award - Blue Distinction Center+
for Cardiac Care. (Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, 2018)
addition, Alamance Regional Medical Center is recognized for:
• Quality Award - Mission Lifeline STEMI
Receiving Center - Silver (2018)
100 in the Nation for medical excellence in vascular surgery. (CareChex - An
information service of Quantros, Inc., 2018)
Recipient for pacemaker procedures, carotid surgery and treatment of heart
failure. (Healthgrades, 2018)
rankings indicate the exceptional care achieved at Cone Health through a laser
focus on quality and a comprehensive team approach. Cone Health's Heart
& Vascular Center is staffed by physicians, nurses and ancillary team
members who work collaboratively across the continuum of care. They share
the latest research findings and evidence-based practice insights to elevate
care continuously and they lead internationally in the use of pioneering heart
care treatments. Cone Health's cardiovascular research foundation helps
to ensure our patients have ready access to treatment options available at the
nation's most elite medical centers, all delivered in a community hospital
setting. Learn more at conehealth.com/heart.