Cardiovascular Technologist


  • Location: Minneapolis, MN
  • Posted: Jan 3, 2020

Job Description


Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Abbott Northwestern Hospital, located in south Minneapolis, is the largest not-for-profit hospital in the Twin Cities and is recognized as an ANCC Magnet-designated hospital. It is known around the region and across the U.S. for its centers of excellence: cancer care through the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute; cardiovascular services in partnership with the Minneapolis Heart Institute; the Spine Institute; Neuroscience Institute; Orthopaedic Institute; perinatology, obstetrics and gynecology through WomenCare; physical rehabilitation through Courage Kenny Rehabilitation InstituteTM; and more. With 5,697 employees, 1,397 physicians and 633 beds, Abbott Northwestern Hospital cares for nearly 370,000 patients and their families each year from the Twin Cities area and throughout the Upper Midwest.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 60745
Assist physicians during diagnostic and interventional cardiovascular, endovascular and structural heart procedures. These duties include circulating, scrubbing, monitoring and hemodynamic recording, while actively participating in the evaluation and delivery of therapies for patients in the laboratory. Assists in the operation and troubleshooting of a wide variety of cardiovascular equipment.

Education

Graduate of approved Invasive Cardiovascular Technology/Surgical Technology program or a baccalaureate degree in life, physical science, or health care related field.

Qualification/Skills

Two years previous cardiovascular lab experience preferred.
Knowledge and desire to learn cardiovascular theory, physiology, pathophysiology, and procedural techniques. Sound judgment and skills in critical thinking and communication. Basic hardware and software computer knowledge for hemodynamic monitoring and recording. Effective performance as member of the healthcare team. Skills in listening, compassion; personal respect and acceptance of individuality. Dexterity in the technical assistance required during procedures. Understanding and adherence to sterile techniques and asepsis.

Licensure/Certifications
BLS required
ACLS required within 6 months of hire (training provided).
RCIS highly desirable

Work Schedule

Four 10-hour days per week

Location/Community Information

Minneapolis boasts being both cosmopolitan yet small enough that you can find a place to call home whether on a lake, golf course, or in an adjoining suburb. With the fast pace of activity there are professional sports, theater, or enough parks for a quiet walk. The area has numerous schools and colleges, both public or private, and enough teams for all weekend athletes to join.
Located in Minneapolis
Population = 380,000
Service Area = 2,882,245

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune

Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

Schedule Information


Hours: 40

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