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Cardiovascular Technician - Summit (Per Diem - Variable)

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  • JOB TYPE: Per Diem
  • JOB LEVEL: Mid-Level

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Job ID ABSMC-1917271 Date Posted 10/10/2019 Location Oakland, California Schedule/Shift Per Diem / Variable
Position Overview:

The Cardiovascular Technologist (CVT) provides technical analysis and support during diagnostic cardiology or other procedures performed within the cardiac Cath Lab when necessary.  The CVT prepares documentation of technical information in a professional and timely manner.  The CVT works closely with the Cardiologist, Registered Nurses and Radiology staff to provide quality patient care and ensure smooth and efficient workflow through the department.

He/she must be able to perform duties quickly, accurately and with knowledge of priority.  A high level of stress is associated with this position, and the incumbent must be able to function under pressure.  The CVT is also responsible for assisting with gathering statistical data and performance improvement information.

The CVT works with a variety of medical instrumentation and equipment and must maintain competent technical skills in the Cath Lab.  He/she understands and complies with the policies and procedures of Alta Bates Summit Hospital The CVT must be able to be trained to perform "scrub" duties required for all procedures performed within the lab.

  • High School Diploma is required
  • Other - Completion of a cardiology technical program preferred
  • Associate's Degree - College coursework in health sciences preferred
  • Basic Life Support Certification - BLS is required upon hire

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support - ACLS is required upon hire

  • Electrocardiogram Certification - EKG - preferred in 60 days

  • Certified Cardiology Technician - CCT (After 2 year’s experience in Cardiology) preferred

  • Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) - preferred in one year
  • 6 months - 2 years in acute care facility, cardiac cath lab (scrub, circulator, monitoring) roles and/or EP lab experience preferred
Skills & Knowledge: 
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of ECG interpretation.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of hemodynamic and other physiological data.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of clinical analysis of cath lab data and report results.

  • Must demonstrate knowledge of instrumentation, equipment calibration, operation and maintenance related to cath lab equipment.

  • Must demonstrate knowledge of Cath Lab Systems and hemodynamic monitors typically used for monitoring cardiac cath procedures.

  • Must demonstrate knowledge ofsterile technique. Must be able to perform scrub duties as required for testing to be performed (cardiac, vascular etc.).

  • This list of job elements, responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements or conditions is not comprehensive. It is merely the most descriptive of the current job. management reserves all rights to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example: emergencies, staff changes, workload or technical development).

Organization: Alta Bates Summit Medical Center
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Referral Bonus: No
Benefits: No
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Union: Yes
Job Shift: Variable
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days
Weekend Requirements: Other
Schedule: Per Diem
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: .001

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