Cardiovascular Technologist 1- Cardiac Procedures (EP Lab)
- Location: Charlottesville City, VA
- Posted: Nov 7, 2018
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.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
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.
Education: Graduate of an accredited formal medical education program such as CVT, EMT, Paramedic, Radiography, Respiratory Therapy, Exercise Science, or similar field, or Associates Degree in a Health Sciences related field.
Experience: No experience required. Clinical patient care experience strongly preferred
License/Certification: 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.