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5/18/2017
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CATH LAB AIDE - HEART CATHERIZATION LAB
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian | Newport Coast, California
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Job Description

The Cath Lab Aide is responsible for the transport of elective and emergent patients with assistance of an ACLS RN to and from the Cardiac Catheterization Lab and Holding with monitoring. Other duties include restocking and maintenance of supplies within the department to meet patient volume. Assists with room turnover and general organizational duties. Proficiency in OR standard room cleaning concepts. Transports clinical lab samples if necessary and may transport non-controlled pharmaceuticals to the lab when requested. Assists scheduler with duties when necessary. Adheres to OR attire dress code.

 

Essential Functions
• Transports patients to and from the cardiac catheterization lab and other cardiology areas as assigned
with assistance of ACLS RN
• Transports lab samples and specimens to appropriate clinical lab areas as assigned.
• Transports non-controlled pharmaceuticals to lab as requested.
• Assists with room turn-around and general organization of work areas; anticipating the department
needs.
• Assists with receipt, distribution, and storage of supplies. Practice LEAN concept within the
department.
• Maintains clean well organized and properly stocked work areas.
• Performs job function in accordance with departmental policy and procedures.
• Maintains current knowledge of departmental updates and Policy & Procedures.
• Accommodates changes in workload within the department.
• During light workload situations, seeks out additional tasks/duties for the department.
• Demonstrates flexibility in accepting schedule and work assignments. Dressed appropriately and on
time for start of shift assigned.
• Keeps supervisor informed when problems may interfere with work being completed on time.
• Adapts to changes or unusual circumstances to promote cooperation and minimize disruption to
working environment.
• Responds appropriately to inquiries and complaints.
• Reports to the Supervisor in a timely manner all “near misses”, potential, and actual errors.
• Provides adequate/flexible staffing in section to handle the workload.
• Provides safe environment.
• Always identifies self to patient.
• Utilizes radiation protection devices, limit radiation dose.
• Answers questions concisely and honestly
• Provide cheerful, informative atmosphere.
• Provide understandable and informative communication and explanation of procedure
• Assist with patient movement as needed.
• Provides comfort and support.
• Clinical Care: Ensure patient care is delivered and the unit is maintained in accordance with
professional regulatory standards. Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care
appropriate population as outlined in the job description and competencies
• Performs other duties as assigned

 

Education, Training and Experience
Required: High School Diploma or equivalent
Preferred: Previous Hospital Experience


Skills or Other Qualifications
Required: Good interpersonal and communication skills. Knowledge of proper body mechanics, safety
measures and infection control. Ability to follow instructions. Demonstrate clinical proficiency specific
to age of population served.

License and Certifications
Required: Current BCLS Certification
 

About Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian

Located on the bayside bluffs overlooking Newport Beach, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian stands atop the list of the finest medical facilities in Southern California. Fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and designated as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian is a 511-bed acute care, not-for-profit hospital that provides a quality work environment and quality lifestyle. This unique combination provides an enriching environment like no other.

A quality work environment and quality lifestyle enables our nurses to chart a satisfying course for every area of their lives - professional, family, friends and personal pursuits. Along with Hoag's commitment and family-oriented approach to providing the highest quality patient care, there is an indisputable pride in the way we fulfill our healing mission.

We invite you to be a part of the dynamic and rewarding career opportunities available at our top-rated medical facility, while enjoying the added luxury of the renowned Southern California lifestyle.

Take a look inside and we believe you'll see why there is no place like Hoag.

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