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Invasive Cardiovascular Tech

Company: Intermountain Healthcare
Location: Grand Junction
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description:The CV Invasive Specialist performs duties necessary for cardiac catheterization procedures at a technical and professional level requiring some proctoring and supervision of technical detail. The Specialist performs a variety of technical procedures that require some independent judgment. The CV Invasive Specialist assumes responsibility and initiative for designated areas and procedures as required.ScopeProvides technical support during invasive cardiovascular procedures. Provides patientcare under the supervision of the RN.Assists physicians in radiological imaging of cardiac and vascular procedures, acts as scrub assistant, maintaining sterile conditions during clinical procedures. Operates imaging equipment and works in the control room monitoring and documenting procedure images and events.Educates patients and families regarding the procedure and about the expectations of the procedure. Teaches patient and family about pre and post procedure physical conditions.Assists in maintaining order and cleanliness of the unit. Maintains appropriate stock levels for complex interventions and diagnostic procedures.Completes daily, progress and discharge documentation according to departmental standards. Accurately documents productivity information.Participates in quality and patient safety initiatives. Identifies potential areas for improvement including processes that could be streamlined or revised to improve patient satisfaction. Identifies potential safety hazards that may create problems for patients and/or staff, and takes appropriate actions. .Promotes mission, vision, and values of SCL Health, and abides by service behavior standards.Performs other duties as assigned.Minimum QualificationsRequiredHigh School Diploma or equivalent requiredRegistered ARRT is required or Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Technologist RCIS is required within 18 months of hire or Registered Respiratory Therapist with CV specific certification orRCIS or RCES requiredCurrent Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS-HCP) and ACLS is required Surgery Technician License must be obtained within 3 months from hire date in the State of ColoradoPreferredAssociates degree preferredTwo (2) years of experience in Cardiology/Cath Lab is preferredTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements list must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Regular attendance to perform work on site during regularly scheduled business hours or scheduled shifts is requiredPhysical Requirements:Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.- and -Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.- and -Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.- and -Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.- and -Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).- and -May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.Anticipated job posting close date:05/21/2024Location:St. Marys Regional HospitalWork City:Grand JunctionWork State:ColoradoScheduled Weekly Hours:36The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.$29.78 - $52.91We care about your well-being mind, body, and spirit which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers , and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers ; and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion .Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.by Jobble

Keywords: Intermountain Healthcare, Grand Junction , Invasive Cardiovascular Tech, Other , Grand Junction, Colorado

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