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cardiac cath lab technologist resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Summary

Multidiscipline trained radiologic technologist with 39 years of experience in all facets of vascular intervention and Interventional Radiography to include cardiac cath lab, neurovascular stroke lab, peripheral vascular lab, electrophysiology lab and interventional radiology. Have worked in busy certified Stemi and Stroke center. Pays attention to detail and is a team player always ready to learn

Skills
  • Good Work Ethic
  • Reliable & Trustworthy
  • Organizational Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Bcls
  • Impella
  • Iabp
  • Temporary pacemaker
  • Deployment of mynx, angioseal, vascade closure devices
  • Manual line pull
  • Rotoblator. CSI and peripheral hawk systems for atherectomy.
  • Laser system
  • Liquid and particle embolization material. Embosphere, pva
  • Re entry device
  • Thrombolysis systems
  • Sonosite
  • Dopplers
  • Smart needle
  • Air pal
Experience
Cardiac Cath Lab Technologist, 03/2022 - Current
Broward Health North Lauderdale, FL,

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* Verified patient procedure appropriateness using lab values, history, physical and drug reconciliation. Informed physician if specific medications were discontinued as required and if lab values were within acceptable limits.

Verified if any pertinent allergies may impact patient safety.

* Set up equipment to prepare for patient procedures and tests.

* prepared patients for diagnostic and interventional procedures. IE: groin prep, drape and set up lines.

* enter patient demographics into xray unit and hemodynamic monitoring system.

* record baseline measurements prepared procedure.

* record blood pressure, heart rhythm , etco2 , and arterial wave forms during diagnostic and interventional procedures.

* Record procedure notes to include devices used, contrast type and amount, fluoroscopy time and doses.

* Adjusted settings or positions of medical equipment.

Assist cardiologist or vascular surgeon during procedure as scrub in sterile field for diagnostic and interventional cardiac and peripheral procedures.

Remove arterial and venous access sheaths using closure devices or manual pressure..

* Explain in layman terms, post procedure

Expectations and restrictions to patients and family.

* post process imaging and archive imaging to Pacs system.

* Assist in training personnel on imaging systems, equipment and devices and procedures performed in the cath lab.

* maintain equipment, monitor radiation doses and report any excessive exposure.

* keep area clean and free of obstruction.

Clinical Manager, 05/1986 - 10/2021
Christiana Care Health System Chadds Ford, PA,
  • Oversaw personnel, procedures, also performed procedures as scrub and monitor/recorder. Funtioned as working manager in multi discipline procedure department to include coronary cath lab, electrophysiology, peripheral vascular, interventional radiology and neurovascular stroke lab.
  • Trained personnel as scrub and monitor/recorder in all disciplines provided by department.
  • Maintained equipment and supplies.
  • Evaluated performance
  • Participated in on call rotation for stemi, stroke and IR/ peripheral procedures.
  • Maintained staffing
  • Coordinated schedules for personnel and procedures.
  • Participated in continuing education forums particularly for specialized equipment. Ie: impella, laser, rotoblator...
  • Assisted physicians in all diagnostic and interventional procedures performed in department.
  • Monitored and recorded in all interventional and diagnostic procedures.
  • Performed vascular access using sonosite ultrasound unit.
  • Performed cerebral angiography intra operative to evaluate arterial clipping for aneurysm repair.
  • Assisted for interventional procedures performed by IR in CT
  • Assisted bedside for limited procedures performed by cardiology and IR
  • Performed bedside procedures independently, primarily for vascular surgery and Interventional Radiology.
Radiologic Technologist, 02/1985 - 05/1986
Catholic Medical Center Manchester, NH,
  • Operated mobile imaging equipment to capture medical information at patients' bedsides, operating room and Emergency department.
  • Set up and positioned patients and radiology equipment for performance of procedures.
  • Captured and developed images following physicians' orders allowing proper diagnosis and treatment.
  • Administered IV contrast materials, radiopharmaceuticals and antispasmodics to patients.
  • Utilized sterile technique when performing invasive procedures, reducing infection.
  • Selected proper technique for ordered exam to prevent patient from receiving high levels of absorbed radiation.
  • Performed comprehensive portable radiography in trauma unit.
Radiologic Technologist, 02/1983 - 02/1985
Catholic Medical Center Manchester, NH,
  • Maintained inventory and supply levels for contrast materials, film, catheters and other medical items, checking inventory stock and reordering items running low.
  • Set up sterile tables and prepared patients using aseptic techniques.
  • Selected proper technique for ordered exam to prevent patient from receiving high levels of absorbed radiation.
  • Instructed and prepared patients to facilitate x-ray or other examinations.
  • Determined suitable anatomical positions and shielded patients to avoid injuries.
  • Utilized sterile technique when performing invasive procedures, reducing infection.
  • Maintained highest levels of quality, safety and patient confidentiality by following hospital and regulatory guidelines when collecting patient information and conducting imaging procedures.
  • Operated mobile imaging equipment to capture medical information at patients' bedsides, operating and emergency rooms.
  • Reduced exposure to radiation using beam-restrictive devices and patient shielding techniques.
  • Captured and developed images following physicians' orders allowing proper diagnosis and treatment.
  • Administered IV contrast materials, radiopharmaceuticals and antispasmodics to patients.
  • Reviewed diagnostic image quality and filed diagnostic images in appropriate patient records.
  • Performed forensic radiographic procedures for coroner in morgue via portable xray unit.
  • Performed portable imaging in surgery and in icu, sicu and Er.
  • Participated in on call rotation to maintain 24 hr coverage.
Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science: Radiologic Technology, Expected in 02/1983
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Academy of Health Sciences Fort Sam Houston - San Antonio, TX,
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School Attended

  • Academy of Health Sciences Fort Sam Houston

Job Titles Held:

  • Cardiac Cath Lab Technologist
  • Clinical Manager
  • Radiologic Technologist
  • Radiologic Technologist

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science

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