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Cardiovascular Technician Senior CV EP Lab

Allina Health

Allina Health

St. Louis, MO, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Number of Job Openings Available:

1

Date Posted:

February 05, 2024

Department:

34005006 AHMHI CV Lab St Paul

Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Shift Length:

8 hour shift

Hours Per Week:

32

Union Contract:

ADIT-1-United Radiology Technicians

Weekend Rotation:

Other

Job Summary:

Assists physician during complex diagnostic and interventional cardiovascular, electrophysiology or peripheral vascular procedures, including circulating, scrubbing, monitoring and hemodynamic monitoring/recording using advanced skill sets. Follows department policies to maintain a safe, efficient environment while caring for the patient.

Key Position Details:

  • Call one night a week and 8 weekends per year.
  • Minimum 1 year experience as a Cardiovascular Technologist required
  • .8 (32 hours/week)
  • Day shift

Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities
  • Effectively operates laboratory equipment
    • Prepares and operates equipment within department, manufacturer, and federal guidelines.
    • Performs quality control and basic troubleshooting as needed.
    • Promptly reports all equipment problems to appropriate source.
  • Performs scrub role including complex procedures
    • Ensures a safe and sterile environment for the patient.
    • Practices aseptic technique, maintains sterile field and report/corrects breaks in sterile technique.
    • Prepares the equipment and competently assists the physician during the procedure.
    • Understands the anatomy and physiology of the conduction system, and associated intracardiac electrocardiography signals.
  • Effectively assists physicians in monitoring/circulator role
    • Detects and responds to changing patient conditions, observing EKG, blood pressure, and other electrograms.
    • Performs complete diagnostic and provocative pacing protocols under the direction of the physician.
    • Differentiates basic and complex arrhythmias and assists in mapping.
    • Records, compiles and enters patient data accurately into electronic medical record and image retrieval system.
  • Acts as resource to other staff
    • Effectively teaches and mentors peers in advanced skills.
    • Participates in the orientation of new employees
    • Communicates with Manager regarding progress.
    • Gives timely feedback to staff to advance learning.
  • Ensures safe environment for patients and staff
    • Protects self and others from injury by using equipment per manufacturer and department guidelines.
    • Uses transfer lifts, transport equipment and body mechanics to protect from injury.
    • Practices good habits of radiation safety.
    • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements
  • Vocational or Technical Training Graduate of accredited Cardiovascular Technology program required or
  • Bachelor's degree in life, physical science, or health care related field required
  • 2 to 5 Years Cardiovascular lab as Cardiovascular Technologist 2 years experience required
  • ACLS-BLS Tier 2 - Multisource required upon hire
  • Registered Invasive Cardiovascular Technology RCIS Upon Hire required

Physical Demands
Medium Work*:
Lifting weight Up to 32 lbs. occasionally (*Allina Safe Patient Moving Policy), Up to 25 lbs. frequently