Cardiovascular Technologist - Special Procedures

$55.51 - $70.16 hourly
  • Health Care
  • Oakland, CA, USA
  • Mar 14, 2024
Full time Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) Cardiovascular Technologist (CVT) Diagnostic Radiology Vascular and Interventional Radiology Interventional Radiology

Description

The Cardiovascular Technologist (CVT) provides technical analysis and support during diagnostic cardiology or other procedures performed within the cardiac Cath Lab when necessary. The CVT prepares documentation of technical information in a professional and timely manner. The CVT works closely with the Cardiologist, Registered Nurses and Radiology staff to provide quality patient care and ensure smooth and efficient workflow through the department.

He/she must be able to perform duties quickly, accurately and with knowledge of priority. A high level of stress is associated with this position, and the incumbent must be able to function under pressure. The CVT is also responsible for assisting with gathering statistical data and performance improvement information.

The CVT works with a variety of medical instrumentation and equipment and must maintain competent technical skills in the Cath Lab. He/she understands and complies with the policies and procedures of Alta Bates Summit Hospital The CVT must be able to be trained to perform "scrub" duties required for all procedures performed within the lab.


SIGN ON Bonus: Available to external candidates in accordance with the Sutter Health policy.

Company

Sutter Health

Job Requirement

EXPERIENCE

6 mos - 2 years in acute care facility, cardiac cath lab (scrub, circulator, monitoring) roles and/or EP lab experience preferred

EDUCATION

Education Level: Associate's Preferred

Additional Requirements/Area of Study: College coursework in health sciences desirable.


LICENSURES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Basic Life Support Certification - BLS Required
Advanced Cardiac Life Support-ACLS
Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist - RCIS or RCES (Electrophysiology Specialist) within 1 year preferred

DEPARTMENT REQUIRED CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE

Department, Cardiovascular Services: RCIS-Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist within 18 months


SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

Must demonstrate knowledge of ECG interpretation.
Must demonstrate knowledge of hemodynamic and other physiological data.
Must demonstrate knowledge of clinical analysis of cath lab data and report results.
Must demonstrate knowledge of instrumentation, equipment calibration, operation and maintenance related to cath lab equipment.
Must demonstrate knowledge of Cath Lab Systems and hemodynamic monitors typically used for monitoring cardiac cath procedures.
Must demonstrate knowledge of sterile technique. Must be able to perform scrub duties as required for testing to be performed (cardiac, vascular etc.).
This list of job elements, responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements or conditions is not comprehensive. It is merely the most descriptive of the current job. management reserves all rights to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example: emergencies, staff changes, workload or technical development).

Contact Email

lisa.kals@sutterhealth.org