Cardiovascular Technologist

  • Location: Richmond, VA
  • Posted: Jul 17, 2019

Job Description

The VCU Health is seeking a full time Cardiovascular Technologist in Invasive Cardiology. The Cardiology Invasive Technologist performs a wide range of technical skills which are utilized during cardiac and vascular procedures performed in the cardiac catheterization laboratory and the electrophysiology laboratory. The cardiovascular technologist is responsible for operating highly technical equipment and products under the direct supervision of a qualified licensed independent practitioner (LIP). The Technologist is proficient in all aspects of angiography, patient preparation, assessment, documentation and monitoring consistent with all policies, procedures and processes to ensure safe, efficient, and comfortable exams for all patients.

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire

Current Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) or Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES) certification by Cardiovascular Credentialing International or eligible to complete RCIS/RCES certification within 6 months from date of hire

Basic Life Support (BLS for Healthcare Providers)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment including CPR, etc.

Current RCIS or RCES certification

Basic Life Support (BLS for Healthcare Providers)

Level and type of experience REQUIRED

Previous experience as required by Cardiovascular Credentialing International

Level and type of experience PREFERRED

One (1) year of previous invasive cardiology experience

PALS and ACLS certification

Education/training REQUIRED

Graduation from programmatically accredited program in invasive cardiovascular technology or electrophysiology or education, training and/or experience that satisfies the eligibility requirement for the Cardiovascular Credentialing International certification of RCIS or RCES

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.

Employment Type

  • Full time

Schedule Information

Schedule: 1: Days

VCU Health System

701 E. Franklin St
9th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219

Phone: (804) 628-0011



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