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Cardiovascular Technologist in Martinsville, VA at Sovah Health - Martinsville

Date Posted: 3/12/2019

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Job Description

SOVAH Health - Martinsville

Performs a variety of technical and supportive patient care tasks before, during and after cardiac catheterization and special procedures.  Primarily responsible for the care of patients undergoing diagnostic cardiac catheterization and interventional radiology procedures.  Responsible for assisting with all procedures providing patient education, assessment and monitoring and participating in performance improvement activities.  Provides age specific directed care for the adolescent, adult and geriatric individuals, i.e., those tasks necessary for physical care and comfort, supportive tasks and teaching according to standards of care and cultural diversity. Monitors hemodynamics, electrocardiograms, and waveform analysis. Participates in an on call schedule for STEMI interventions. Participates in Quality Assurance and practices infection control policies. Practice in accordance with state and federal law and health care regulatory standards.

Job Requirements

Education:  Graduate of an Accredited School for Radiologic Technologists.  Registered by (ARRT) American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, BLS.  Desired: Certified Cardiovascular Interventional Technologist

Experience:  Previous diagnostic radiology experience, with special procedure experience desired.
 
Skills: Knowledgeable and proficient with complex invasive hemodynamic monitoring.  Knowledge of IV therapy, moderate sedation, medication and IV solution administration.  Ability to function under stress and emergency situations, critical thinking abilities.  Effective organization, prioritization, time management and problem-solving skills.  Team and goal-oriented yet able to function independently.
Professionalism: Posses excellent qualities in communication, adaptability, problem solving, attitude, and organization.
 
Typical Physical Demands:  Full range of motion of upper and lower extremities.  Moving and/or lifting patients and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.  Pushing equipment > 100 pounds.  Dexterity and eye-hand coordination.  Requires corrected vision and hearing within normal ranges.  Standing and/or walking for extensive periods of time.  Working under stressful conditions and irregular hours.  Potential for exposure to communicable disease and/or body fluid which require the use of body substance isolation precautions.
Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran