Cardiac Cath Laboratory Technician

NYU Langone Health Brooklyn, NY

About the Job

NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn is a full-service teaching hospital and Level I trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The hospital is central to a comprehensive network of affiliated ambulatory and outpatient practices, and serves as NYU Langone Health's anchor for healthcare access, growth, and delivery in the entire borough. Learn more about NYU Langone Hospital – Brooklyn, and interact with us on LinkedInGlassdoorIndeedFacebookTwitterYouTube and Instagram.

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Cardiac Cath Lab Technician.

In this role, the successful candidate assists the primary operating physician to perform cardiac catheterization and selected diagnostic procedures.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs other related duties as assigned
  • Serves as a liaison between clinical staff and families
  • Provides assessment, treatment and patient care to patients undergoing procedures in the Cardiac Cath Lab with knowledge of patient growth and development and is appropriate to the ages of the patient served assists with patient and family education.
  • Assists with care of patients undergoing procedures in the Cardiac Cath Lab, including Cardiac Catheterization, Ablation, and peripheral vascular procedures
  • Assists with development of protocols and protocols and procedures for use in the laboratory assists with orientation and education of Cath Lab staff.
  • Keeps current on best practice standards new technological and research in cardiology and endovascular fields.
  • Evaluates new equipment, technology and devices makes recommendations based on evaluations and patient outcomes make recommendations for areas for equipment consolidation monitors for equipment failures and waste returns failed equipment and opened and or unused equipment to purchasing manager for vendor credit protects inventory resources.
  • Assists with equipment standardization to ensure cost effectiveness and positive patient outcomes
  • Verifies hemodynamic data reviews angiographic and hemodynamic data with operating physician records pertinent data on physician reports inputs completed data in database and ensure final reports are placed in patients medical records.
  • Ensures post procedure data is complete accurate and documented according to Cath Lab and Hospital protocol.
  • Understands indications for procedure assists with equipment selection, sets up and prepares equipment for Cath Lab procedures, scrubs as first assistant in Cath Lab procedures, recognizes and implements immediate measures in emergency situations, complies with OSHA, Regulatory Agencies and Hospital safety standards
  • Reviews patient history prior films and other data prior to procedure
  • Assists the primary physician to perform procedures in the Cardiac Cath Lab

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a High School Diploma Required.
Associate degree in Cardiovascular Technology or 2 years of formal training as a cardiovascular technologist or graduate of an AMA approved Radiology Technology Program required
1 + years as a Cardiovascular and/or Cardiac Catheterization Lab Tech preferred
Previous experience as a Radiology technologist required
AART Radiology Technology registration required

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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