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Technician-Cardiovascular, Special Procedures

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Position Overview: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.Qualifications:Education/Licensures/Certifications:+ High School Diploma is required
+ Other - Completion of a cardiology technical program preferred
+ Associate's Degree - College coursework in health sciences preferred
+ Basic Life Support Certification - BLS is required upon hire
+ Advanced Cardiac Life Support - ACLS is required upon hire
+ Certified Cardiology Technician - CCT (After 2 years experience in Cardiology) preferred
+ Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) - preferred in one yearExperience:+ 6 months - 2 years in acute care facility, cardiac cath lab (scrub, circulator, monitoring) roles and/or EP lab experience preferredSkills & 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 ofsterile 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).Organization:Alta Bates Summit Medical CenterEmployee Status:RegularBenefits:YesPosition Status:Non-ExemptUnion:YesJob Shift:DayShift Hours:8 Hour ShiftDays of the Week Scheduled:OtherWeekend Requirements:OtherSchedule:Full TimeHrs Per 2wk Pay Period:80Applications Accepted:All Applications Accepted
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Keywords: Sutter Health, Oakland , Technician-Cardiovascular, Special Procedures, Professions , Oakland, California

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