Cardiovascular Invasive Procedures Technologist

  • University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
  • Las Vegas, NV, USA
  • Jan 05, 2021
Full Time Technologist

Job Description

EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN OF 29.25% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY! GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE! Position Summary: Assists with heart or vascular catheterization diagnostic and interventions. Assisting in cardiac electrophysiology, pacemaker and ICD implants. Duties include obtaining and recording precise cardiac and/or hemodynamic measurements and identifying abnormalities. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Successful completion of course work in cardiac arrhythmia and EKG and two (2) years of experience in invasive cardiology procedures. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) from Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) or American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (AART) through the National Commission for Certifying Agency (NCCA); Basic Life Support (BLS) Certificate. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements APPLICANTS WHO DOCUMENT THE FOLLOWING WILL BE GIVEN PREFERENCE: Minimum two (2) years experience with Interventional Cardiology; Minimum two (2) years experience with Interventional Electrophysiology including Pacemakers and Catheter ablations; Minimum two (2) years experience with Structural heart, TAVR, Balloon Pumps, Impella and FFR; and RCES certification. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Medical terminology; radiation control and principles; congenital heart disease, including associations and complications, treatment options and prognoses; aseptic techniques and sterile field setup; hemodynamic wave form recording and analysis; valve area calculations; cardiac and vascular anatomy, rhythms and pressures; catheter curves, rated burst pressures and compliance; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; age specific patient care practices. Skill in: Computer monitoring of heart catheter and related procedures; using computer for data input and retrieval; Reading rhythms and detecting changes; inputting and retrieving using computer; Using defibrillation equipment; applying basic cardiac life support procedures; instructing patients about procedures and post-procedure rules and guidelines; writing reports using proper descriptive terms and language; performing basic cardiac life support procedures; applying sterile techniques; manipulating diagnostic equipment; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds under stressful conditions; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time, strength to examine varied patients, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. University Medical Center of Southern Nevada offers a benefits package that leads the market and includes: Employer Paid Pension Plan totaling 29.25% of your annual salary! Vestment in the pension plan after 5 years of qualifying employment! Consolidated Annual Leave (CAL) - CAL is used for personal leave, holidays (eleven scheduled holidays per year), doctor appointments, vacation, and sick days up to 16 consecutive scheduled work hours (short term sick leave), etc. Eligible employees shall accrue CAL at the following rates. Part-time accrual is based on the number of paid benefit hours. Length of Service Rate of Accrual per 80 hours worked Days per year (based on 8-hour day) 0 – 12 months 0-90 days > 3.077 hours* *Upon completion of the 90th day of employment, the employee's CAL bank will be credited with an additional 12 hours. 91 days – 12 months > 5.2769 hours** **Upon completion of the twelfth month of employment the employee's CAL bank will be credited with an additional 80 hours. 27 days 13 months – 48 months 8.3077 hours 27 days Credit Union Eligibility 457 Deferred Compensation Plan Comprehensive Group Health Insurance Plan Nevada has no State Income Tax No Social Security Deduction UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER OF SOUTHERN NEVADA IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/ EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 01 Have you successfully completed course work in cardiac arrhythmia and EKG and two (2) years of experience in invasive cardiology procedures? Yes No 02 Do you have a valid Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) from Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) or American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (AART) through the National Commission for Certifying Agency (NCCA)? Yes No 03 If you answered yes to the above question, please list your certificate number. If not, please write "N/A" 04 Do you have a valid RCES certification? Yes No 05 (BLS) Do you have a current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider (BLS) card? Yes, I have a current BLS card by American Heart Association No, but I have the ability to get one at hire Not Applicable 06 Do you have a minimum of two (2) years experience with TAVR, Balloon Pumps, Impella and FFR? Yes No 07 If you answered yes to the above question, did you list your experience on this application? If not, please write "N/A"

Salary

$29.98 - $46.46 Hourly

Employment Type

Full Time