Heart and Vascular Technologist - Cardiac Cath Lab - Days

Heart and Vascular Technologist - Cardiac Cath Lab - Days

02 May 2024
Pennsylvania, York, 17401 York USA

Heart and Vascular Technologist - Cardiac Cath Lab - Days

Heart and Vascular Technologist - Cardiac Cath Lab - DaysLocation: York Hospital, York, PASchedule: Full TimeSign-On Bonus EligibleRemote/HybridRegularApply NowSee More EventsFull Time (80 hours/pay period)DaysFour 10s, 6:30a-5:00pGeneral SummaryProvides technical support and assistance to the physician during heart and vascular procedures. Performs scrub and hemodynamic monitoring duties with cardiac catheterizations using clinical knowledge, technical skills, and professional judgment in accordance with professional and departmental standards and protocols. Provides care, assessment prior, during and post-procedural instruction to patients. Prepares and maintains all pertinent information related to procedures.Duties and Responsibilities

Assists and performs diagnostic invasive procedures in the heart and vascular labs. Provides care for patients prior, during and after procedures. Scrubs and assists physicians with diagnostic and invasive procedures. Responds to patient distress situations and assists with equipment quality control and inventory management. Prepares sterile trays, instruments, supplies and equipment necessary for procedures, and maintains sterile field. Provides all appropriate services to safely and efficiently complete patient's procedures. Maintains knowledge of cardiac concepts and clinical practices.

Possesses the knowledge & skills level of all procedures performed. Capable of assisting with all new procedures i.e. IVUS, ICE, laser, Impella, extractions etc. Capable of assisting physicians in multiple areas of heart and vascular. Prepares, utilizes, and acts as resource for necessary equipment for each procedure. Possesses the ability and knowledge to troubleshoot all equipment.

Proficient at assisting, circulating, recording, and stimming. area specific high complexity interventional procedures. These procedures include but are not limited to: TAVR, Mitral Clip, Valvuloplasty, Atherectomy, Laser procedures, Atrial appendage Occluders, Complex Coronary Interventions including Chronic Total Occlusions, TEVAR, EVAR, Neuro Coiling, Stroke Revascularization, Carotid Stenting, Advanced Ablations, Extractions, and Device Implantations. Able to utilize non-invasive equipment during procedures including intracardiac echo (ICE) and ultrasound technologies. All technologists will be proficient/competent utilizing imaging equipment.

Must be Cross-Trained in multiple areas to do multiple types of procedures including but not limited to; Cath/PCI, Vascular, Electrophysiology, Structural Heart, or Endovascular Neurosurgery.

Responsible for patient safety in the Cardiac lab and Advanced Procedural Suite. Must be able to recognize cardiac arrhythmias and respond according to emergency protocols. Operates external cardiac pacemaker and defibrillator. Intervenes with appropriate therapy, such as high quality CPR, in the event of cardiac emergencies.

As procedures require, will monitor and record patient hemodynamic status during procedures. Performs calculations and processes data based on collected hemodynamic data. Confirms all procedural and equipment charges are accurate, proper orders are signed and charted, and all procedural documentation is completed.

Assumes call responsibilities as required to assure complete call coverage.

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Performs other related duties as identified.

WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a compliance program to support WellSpan's values and standards for professionalism, integrity, and ethics. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization and the performance expectations of the job, the department, and the compliance program.

WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a privacy program to safeguard the patient information and the business and operational information of the organization. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization to safeguard patient and business/operational information.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.QualificationsMinimum Education:

Certificate Program Diploma from an accredited school of Cardiovascular/Radiology Technology. Required or

Associates Degree Degree from an accredited school of Cardiovascular/Radiology Technology. Required

Work Experience:

5 years Of Cardiovascular, Vascular Interventional, Interventional Radiology, Electrophysiology or Neuro Interventional experience. Required

Licenses:

Registered Cardiac Invasive Specialist Upon Hire Required or

Registered Technologist-Radiography - ARRT Upon Hire Required or

Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist Upon Hire Required or

Registered Technologist-Cardiac Interventional Radiology - ARRT Upon Hire Required or

Registered Technologist-Vascular Interventional Radiology - ARRT Upon Hire Required and

Basic Life Support Upon Hire Required and

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Upon Hire Required

Apply NowYou’re unique and you belong here.At WellSpan Health, we are committed to treating all applicants fairly and equitably, regardless of their job classification. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please reach out to us via email atemployment@wellspan.org. We will evaluate requests for accommodation on a case-by-case basis. Please note that we will only respond to inquiries related to reasonable accommodation from this email address. Rest assured, all requests for assistance or accommodation are handled confidentially, allowing applicants to share their needs openly and honestly with us.WellSpan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy and intention of the System to maintain consistent and equal treatment toward applicants and employees of all job classifications without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic.

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