HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Cardiac Cath Lab Technician in Houston, Texas

_Kingwood Medical Center__–__Kingwood, Texas_ _Registered Nurse (RN) – Cardiac Cath Lab_

The Cardiac Cath Lab (CCL)services are provided in four fully equipped CCL Suites and Cardiac Cath Lab Recovery (CCL-RR) by and under the direction of cardiologists and radiologists credentialed to perform diagnostic and/or interventional cardiovascular, electrophysiology, and radiology procedures. Services are provided by outstanding clinicians and staff to both inpatients and outpatients experiencing a wide range of disease processes including those that are acute and life-threatening to those that are planned diagnostic studies. The patients served range in age from late adolescence to geriatrics.* Types of patients requiring care (diagnostic and therapeutic modalities):* * Diagnostic & Interventional Cardiology * Diagnostic & Interventional Radiology * Diagnostic & Interventional Neuro-radiology * Diagnostic & Interventional Electrophysiology and Device Implantation

Kingwood Medical Centeris currently looking for aRegistered Nurse(RN) –Cardiac Cath Lab.

_Responsibilities:_ * The registered nurse must be able to operate highly technical equipment and computers * The registered nurse will assist with all procedures in the Cardiac Cath Lab * The registered nurse will be involved in scrubbing, circulating and recording cases * The registered nurse must be aware of the patient’s condition and status at all times throughout the procedure. * The registered nurse in a case will be required to monitor and maintain a constant vigilance of essential parameters including the patients’ heart rate and rhythm, pressures, oxygen saturation, respirations. * The registered nurse will become fully cross-trained to all positions within the team.
* Skills competency is demonstrated, validated, and documented yearly for all staff members.

_Qualifications:_ * Graduate from an accredited school of Nursing, BSN preferred * 2 or more years recent critical care clinical experience as an RN preferred * Current RN licensure by Texas Board of Nursing or a Board of Nursing from a compact state. * Current BLS from the American Heart Association * Current ACLS from the American Heart Association within 90 days of hire

Title: Cardiac Cath Lab Technician

Location: Texas-Houston-West Houston Medical Center - Houston

Requisition ID: 00417-67723