Cedars-Sinai Cardiovascular Technician (10 hours) in Los Angeles, California
The Cardiovascular Technician assists in all procedures performed in the Cardiovascular Intervention Center and is a member of the Cath Lab and Electrophysiology. The Cardiovascular Technician performs the procedures at a technical level. He/she provides a safe patient care environment, maintains and operates the physiological monitoring/recording system for both interventional cardiac and electrophysiology studies, assists physicians by functioning as scrub tech, monitor role or assistant circulator, archives all digital images and documents all actions taken by the Cath Lab. He/she is responsible for being able to setup and operate all equipment within the department that may be required for a given procedure including but not limited to: Electro-Physiology studies, Ablation, Pacemakers and ICD implants. He/she is responsible for observing all health and safety standards as required. The Cardiovascular Tech is accountable to the CVIC SLM and Lead Technologist. Able to set up sterile field and procedure tables. Assist with prepping and transporting of patient on and off procedure table, Assists in the maintenance of room stock. Inspects instruments while making procedure tables.Educational Requirements:
Graduate of an accredited training program eligible to sit for Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist Certification or RCES exam.
BLS required, - Preferred ACLS/PALS, RCIS or RCES preferred.
Minimum 2-3 years acute health care experience or equivalent. Special Procedures/Cardiac Cath Lab experience, or graduate of a Cardiovascular training programs in which clinical rotations in Cardiac Cath were required.
The physical ability and perceptive acuity to satisfactorily perform all direct and indirect patient care functions within scope. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs, transport patients and equipment, gurneys, pull and transfer patient from bed to procedure table. Able to stand for prolonged periods of time wearing lead apron weighing 15 - 20 lbs., bending, stooping, twisting and turning.
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