Performs various imaging procedures in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice in the cardiac cath lab.
Assist the physician in performing angiographic and interventional fluoroscopic, DSA, and CINE procedures on assigned patients for the diagnosis of a wide variety of cardiac and vascular problems.
Performs various procedures including left and right heart catheterization, percutaneous coronary interventions, pacemaker/AICD insertion, peripheral angiography, peripheral interventions, and vena cava filter replacements.
Performs additional procedures including intravascular ultrasound, fractionated flow reserve studies, as well as proficient using thrombectomy devices and peripheral arthrectomy devices. Inserts and maintains intra-aortic balloon pumps, temporary pacemakers and swan-ganz catheters.
Maintains sterile field. Safely prepares and labels all medications on the sterile field. Continually accounts for number and location of instruments, sharps, sponges to prevent retained foreign objects.
Operates and maintain fluoroscopy equipment.
Inserts PICC lines utilizing ultrasound or fluoroscopy guidance. This includes removal, maintenance, and troubleshooting PICC lines.
Every effort has been made to make this job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties the incumbent will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position. This position description does not restrict the right of management to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities with and without notice.
To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation.