Cardiovascular Technologist 1
Job location: Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-04-30
Responsible for performing specialized technologist roles within the invasive cardiovascular procedure setting. Operates specific high technology equipment and utilizes products under the direction of a qualified physician to assist with procedures performed on patients which lead to the diagnosis and treatment of congenital and acquired heart and peripheral vascular disease.
- Performs and supports image acquisition image processing physiologic/hemodynamic data acquisition and simple EP/3D mapping during invasive procedures; assists nurses with patient management.
- Assists physician operator and invasive team before during and after invasive procedures.
- Provides appropriate care to patients consistent with level of training.
- Performs activities to support the service/departmental operation.
- In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.
Education: Graduate of an accredited formal medical education program such as CVT EMT Paramedic Radiography Respiratory Therapy Exercise Science or similar field or Associate’s Degree in a Health Sciences related field.
Experience: No experience required. Clinical patient care experience strongly preferred
Licensure: RCIS (Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist) RCES (Registered Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Specialist) or ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) preferred. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider Basic Life Support certification required.
Job requires standing for prolonged periods and frequently bending/stooping/traveling. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 20 – 50lbs. May be exposed to blood/body fluids and infectious disease.
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