Cardiovascular Technologist - Cath Lab in Vancouver, WA


PeaceHealth


Posted Under: Bellevue, Washington jobs in Healthcare; Healthcare jobs in zipcode 98015
Posted On: 2019-01-12

PeaceHealth is seeking a Cardiovascular Technologist - Cath Lab for a 1.0 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 10 Hours.Req ID: 168148

JOB SUMMARYUses a variety of specialized equipment in assisting the physician in the performance of all invasive procedures resulting in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac and peripheral vascular disease.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS1. Assists physician in performing invasive procedures. Performs related radiographic/fluoroscopic imaging techniques to demonstrate catheter location, position and document findings.2. Scrubs in for handling guide wires, catheter, administering contrast injections, and flushing catheters.3. Performs pre-procedural patient care activities.4. Monitors and records patient's condition and procedures' progress. Retrieves and reviews patient data.5. Prepares and maintains sterile field.6. Operates and maintains clinical equipment.7. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION: Graduate from an accredited Cardiovascular Secondary Education Program or Graduate from an approved Radiology Technology Program or a combination of education and experience that provides the incumbent with the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job and obtain required certification, licensure and registration.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING: Two years of clinical experience in Cardiac Cath Lab required or equivalent.Prefer previous experience working in a hospital setting.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:Certification/Registration/Licensure as required by the State for a radiologic technologist (see Location Specific Notes for PHSW).Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.Current ALCS certification must be obtained within a standard grace period from hire or transfer, as specified in the PeaceHealth Policy Resuscitation Training Completion Requirements, or upon hire.Washington: Current ARRT or RCIS and if an ARRT must have either RCIS or ARRT - CC must be obtained within 1 year from date of hire.

OTHER SKILLS: Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient's needs.Proficient computer and keyboarding skills required.Complete understanding of vascular and related organ anatomy.Ability to interact within a variable environment; good team dynamics.Ability to multi-task and self-lead problem solving skills.Ability to demonstrate precision and flexibility.

Region/Location Specific Notes:PHSW: Current ARRT required. RCIS or ARRT - CC preferred.

SW PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:Work requires active physical exertion up to 33% of the time. Ability to lift objects weighing 80 lbs. or less. Work requires frequent exposure to skin or lung irritants; extreme cold or heat; sharp instruments such as kitchen knives, scalpels, etc.; or dangerous equipment; reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per day or more. Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

There may be more than one opening on this posting.

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

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