Echo Tech- Electrocardiology PRN-7471-1504
Watertown Regional Medical Center
DescriptionThe Invasive Cardiovascular Technician provides directpatient care to adult patients undergoing a variety of diagnostic andinterventional cardiology and interventional radiology procedures throughoutthe peri-procedural time period. This position addresses the psychosocial,physical and general aspects of care related to the surgical environment.Responsible for preparing the procedure room, instruments, equipment, andsupplies needed for procedures. Assists the physician with passing instruments,sutures, sponges, operation of table and imaging equipment, and maintainingaseptic technique. Assists with the maintenance of equipment and inventory.Obtains supplies for individual cases and ensures all appropriate needs of theHeart and Vascular suite team are met. Monitors, positions, and assists thepatient during procedures.
QualificationsAssociate degree in a scientific field, preferred.
Graduate of accredited school of cardiovasculartechnology, or graduate from an AMA-approved school of Radiologic Technology,preferred.
Five years of experience in healthcare required.
Previous Cardiac catheterization lab,Electrophysiology Lab, Interventional Radiology, experience preferred. Generalradiology experience will be considered.
Current BLS provider and ACLS experiencerequired.
RCIS or ARRT certification preferred.
Previous experience with arterial lines and swan-ganzcatheters, EKG and hemodynamic pressure tracings interpretation preferred.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Ability to work with and operate a variety oftechnical equipment including x-ray table, camera, digital recording equipment,ultrasound machine, pressure injectors.
Follow procedures related to positionaccountabilities.
Work SchedulePRN - rotate weekends, various shifts