Covenant Health

Job Title
CARDIOVASCULAR INV TECH REG
ID
3267434
Facility
Morristown-Hamblen Health System
Department Name
HEART CATH LAB

Overview

 

MHACTV

 

Cardiovascular Invasive Technologist (Registered)

PRN/OCC

On-call rotation required, 30 minute call-back window.

 

Morristown Hamblen Overview:

Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System has 167 licensed beds and 23 emergency suites. The hospital offers outstanding ancillary services including Laboratory, Radiology and Therapy services. At our Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, women can have their annual mammograms, biopsies, and can meet with a nurse navigator if needed. The Women’s Center offers six newly remodeled labor and delivery suites and has a secure nursery for the care of our newborns. It serves an eight-county region in the Lakeway Area and is equipped with modern technologies and expert staff to provide the best possible patient care. Learn more about our amazing facility at https://www.morristownhamblen.com/.

 

Position Summary: Provide assistance to the cardiologist or cardiac surgeon in performing diagnostic and interventional cardiac catheterization and angiography procedures, measuring cardiovascular parameters such as cardiac output, blood flow velocity, cardiovascular dynamics, cardiac electrophysiology parameters, intracardiac shunt detection, valve flow/valve area determinations, intracardiac pressure measurements, oximetry determination, cineangiocardiography, and the measurement and calculation of cardiac function indices. The technologist assists in all phases of catheterization procedure including insertion of the catheter, operation of various electronic instruments and calculation of hemodynamic data.

 

Responsibilities

  • Clinical expertise and knowledge of unit are such that complex patient management and physician issues are resolved independently.
  • Serves as a role model to others by assuming the role of the team leader, responsibilities of a preceptor, cross-trains to other areas and provides education to the community and department.
  • Actively participates in the orientation and training of new employees and students.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in complex clinical skills to include; IABP, stents, DCA, complex PTCA's, Alblations and Pacemakers.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in cardiac anatomy and physiology, correlating pressure wave forms and rhythm analysis.
  • Proficient in patient assessment, monitoring and sterile technique as required.
  • Assists in the maintenance and effective use of all equipment and supplies in the clinical areas.
  • Maintains patients’ confidential records, reports and files.
  • Responds appropriately and timely to patients, physicians and other customer’s needs.

Qualifications

Minimum Education: None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.

 

Minimum Experience: Three (3) years’ experience performing invasive cardiac catheterization procedures.

 

Licensure Requirement: Must hold current registration as a Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS), NASPExAM AP/EP, or ARRT -- preferably with a Cardiovascular-Interventional Technology (CV) category designation. Current ACLS certification.

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