CARDIAC CATH LAB ASSISTANCE
Maintains an environment of safety for patients, self, and others.
Assists with equipment management: troubleshooting, and routing for repair. Ensures availability of ultrasound devices IABP etc. and prepares for use.
Provides transport of patients to and from designated areas within the facility with service excellence and focus on the patient experience. Aids with the transfer of patients from wheelchair, bed, and stretcher.
Assists clinical staff with keeping rooms and central area, neat, clean and orderly, while making sure rooms are stocked with linens/supplies. Assists with inventory and dissemination of supplies. Participates in QA with performance improvement initiatives.
Maintains appropriate communication with all coworkers and provides primary SBAR for patient handoff with prep and recovery units.
Properly identifies and monitors patient rhythms Monitors and interprets EKGs prior to and during procedures.
Uses Epic and Merge to document patients' status, delivery of care, and evaluation of the patient's response to care according to the unit specific procedure and established protocols. Assists with diagnostic and interventional procedures including responsibility for sheath pulls and groin management to ensure proper hemostasis.
Prepares patients for sterile procedures to include attaching EKGs, BP, and pulse oximetry, oxygen, and defibrillation pads.
Assesses and monitors patients' vitals and status prior to procedures.
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