Invasive Cardiovascular Technology Specialist

  • NCH
  • Naples, FL, USA
  • May 09, 2024
Full time Cardiovascular Technologist (CVT)

Description

JOB SUMMARY
The Invasive Cardiovascular Technology Specialist assists in cardiovascular procedures in the Scrub and Monitoring 
capacity. INV-CVT assists team in providing direct patient care within the scope of their practice. Demonstrates 
competency in coronary intervention, peripheral intervention, electrophysiology studies, atherectomy, intravascular 
ultrasound, fractional flow reserve, and deployment of closure devices. Additionally, this position participates in unit 
committee and quality improvement activities.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – Other duties may be assigned.
• Utilizes sterile process to assist physician during procedures, which includes all of the following: maintain sterile 
field, anticipate needs, and understand use and proper prep of invasive devices.
• Practices proper radiation safety for patient, self and others.
• Assist in patient care within scope of practice. Reports observed changes in patient status to cardiologist and RN.
• Practices safe medication administration during physician assisted procedures.
• Reports unresolved needs in reference to monitoring documentation prior to discharge from procedure room.
• Participates in pre verification checklist and time outs. 
• Timely and accurate event documentation which reflects hospital/unit standards and includes procedure 
specifics (i.e. proc. Type, supply use, chronological entry).
• Knows the general condition of imaging and interventional equipment at all times, know how to operate all 
equipment required in the course of performing procedures. Documents failures in a timely fashion. 
• Completes patient care assignments within the designated shift.
• Collaborate with interdisciplinary team members to support quality patient outcomes.
• Populates required ACC data for required registries such as Cath-PCI and ICD.

Company

NCH Healthcare System

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Job Requirement

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
• Minimum of Associates Degree in Cardiovascular Technology with 6 years of experience as a Cardiovascular Technologist and CCI certification (Preferably Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS)) within one year of hire OR Associates Degree in Cardiovascular Technology and CCI certification (Preferably RCIS) OR satisfactory completion of a formal Radiologic Technology Program in an approved school, registered ARRT (R) 
and licensed as a Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT) in the State of Florida.
• Basic Life Support (BLS Provider) certification from the American Heart Association required.
• ACLS certification from the American Heart Association required within 1 year of hire.
• IABP certification preferred.
• Intermediate computer knowledge: Uses Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Windows

Contact Email

nicholas.mato@nchmd.org