Heart & Vascular Technologist III - Full Time

York, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 89680

Wednesday, September 27, 2023
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Full Time   

Day Shift   Monday - Friday  Hours between 6:30 am and 4 pm

York Hospital

 

Job Description:

Under general supervision, provides 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

  1. 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.
  2. 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. 3Proficient 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Assumes call responsibilities as required to assure complete call coverage.
 

Qualifications

  • Minimum Experience:
    • Minimum 5 years of Cardiovascular, Vascular Interventional, Interventional Radiology, Electrophysiology or Neuro Interventional experience
    • Req. Cert/RegistrationCertification as a Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS), or registry eligible; Registered Radiologic Technologist RT(R), RCIS certification or RT(R) CI/VI certification, Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES) obtained and maintained. Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification required.
  • Minimum Education:
    • Degree or diploma from an accredited school of Cardiovascular/Radiology Technology
  • Physical Demands:
    • Frequent prolonged standing/walking
    • Occasionally lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patient
    • Ability to wear lead protective gear for long periods
Paula Hosler
Paula Hosler
Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant

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