Florida Hospital Ocala
Florida Hospital Ocala opened its doors in 1898 as Marion General Hospital and has been in continuous operation since then. Then in 1928, the hospital was renamed to Munroe Memorial Hospital. Adventist Health System acquired Munroe Regional Medical and renamed it Florida Hospital Ocala in 2018. Florida Hospital - Ocala is situated in the heart of the city, minutes away from a vibrant, growing downtown area. Ocala is situated in the heart of Marion County, Florida and is surrounded by the beautiful rolling pastures that have come to be known as the horse capital of the world. The city boasts a genuine appreciation for the arts, a growing economy that’s attracting national businesses and a school system that includes nine schools with magnet designations. Florida Hospital Ocala is a 425-bed acute-care and offers a variety of services including, 24/7 Emergency Care, Diagnostic Testing, Inpatient and Outpatient Surgery, Women’s Services, and Inpatient and Outpatient Therapy. We were named Marion County’s most preferred hospital for overall quality and image and best doctors and nurses for 13 consecutive years (National Research Corporation, 2015/2016). Nationally we were voted for “America’s Best 50 Hospitals Award” nine years in a row.
The position assists the Interventional Cardiologist with the diagnostic and therapeutic procedures during cardiac catheterization and interventions. Prepares and monitors the patient before, during and after the procedures.
What you will responsible for:
- Properly positions and drapes the patient for the procedure.
- Utilizes proper sterile technique and uses appropriate protective equipment.
- Monitors patient status during procedure and reports variances to physician immediately.
- Monitors and reports variances in standards of practice to physician/manager.
- Records procedure accurately and in a timely manner.
- Appropriately reports or corrects building or equipment deficiencies.
- Removes malfunctioning equipment/instruments per policy.
- Adheres to policies regarding handling and removing of bio hazardous materials.
- Demonstrates competence in scrubbing with physician; anticipating needed supplies; properly handling wires and catheters, to maintain sterile field.
- Demonstrates appropriate priority-setting skills by anticipating needs during routine and emergent procedures.
- Demonstrates knowledge of and proper handling and preparation of supplies needed for various procedures; catheters, wires, balloons, stents, etc.
- Demonstrates proper use of equipment that may be used during procedures; CSI, Angiojet, EKOS, compressed nitrogen, rotoblater, angiojet.
What you will need:
- High school diploma or equivalent, Graduate from CVT or RTR Program preferred
- Clinicals or previous employment within a Cath Lab
- RCIS and/or RTR and ARRT