Lead-Cardiovascular Technician

Eisenhower Health

Rancho Mirage, CA

JOB DETAILS
HEADQUARTERS
Rancho Mirage, CA, US
LOCATION
Rancho Mirage, CA
POSTED
30+ days ago
Req#R0257465
Cardiac Cath Lab
Full Time,Day,10 Hour Shift
  • Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.
    • The Lead CV Technologist will work under the supervision of the Clinical Manager. In addition to performing all the tasks of a CVT, he or she will perform administrative duties to include assisting with staff scheduling, orientation, and performance reviews. The Lead CVT will function as a role model and mentor to the other technologists
  • Reports to
    • Cardiac Cath Manager
  • Supervises
    • Personnel on shift
  • Ages of Patients
    • Adult
    • Geriatric
  • Blood Borne Pathogens
    • High Potential
  • Qualifications
    • Education
      • Required: Successful completion of CV Technologist training program/ RCIS
      • Preferred: BS or BA degree
    • Licensure/Certification
      • Required: American Heart Association BLS
      • Preferred: RCIS certification
    • Experience
      • Preferred: Minimum four year of previous with monitoring and scrub experience in a Cardiac Cath Lab, Interventional procedure experience, Structural Heart and advanced therapies, IABP/Impella.  EP experience preferred.
  • Essential Responsibilities
    • Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.
    • Evaluates and attends to the patient’s physical and emotional needs before, during and after procedure to ensure proper patient care and positive examination experience. Maintains patient confidentiality.
    • Identifies patient utilizing two forms of verification following “time out” process.
    • Identifies appropriate procedure to be performed and prepares room and equipment accordingly. Operates equipment appropriately.
    • Maintains cleanliness of exam area and equipment.
    • Demonstrates scrub skills and observes aseptic technique.
    • Operates physiologic monitoring equipment and performs hemodynamic calculations.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of EKG rhythms and hemodynamic waveforms.
    • Assists in the setup, preparation and cleanup of the procedure.
    • Works collaboratively with Cath Lab staff, physicians and other Eisenhower Medical Center employees.
    • Collaborates with the RN and observes interdisciplinary standards of practice in relation to double-checking the delivery of medications to the sterile field.
    • Properly disposes of all sharps and biohazardous waste.
    • Assists with stocking supplies.
    • Demonstrates cost effectiveness in the utilization of supplies.
    • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of procedures, techniques and equipment through inservices and conferences.
    • Accepts responsibility for prompt and appropriate response to all on-call activities.
    • Contributes to the maximum efficiency of the Cath Lab by active participation in Cath Lab patient flow, room turnaround and procedure preparation.
    • Responsible for utilizing clinical and technical expertise to plan, implement and evaluate all aspects of invasive cardiovascular procedures.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

About the Company

Eisenhower Health