Covenant Health

Job Title
CARDIOVASCULAR INV TECH NONREG
ID
2023-54560
Facility
Cumberland Medical Center
Department Name
CATH LAB

Overview

CUMBERLAND MEDICAL CENTER

 

Cardiovascular Invasive Technologist

$3,000 Sign-on bonus for Experienced Candidate

Full time, 80 hours per pay period, Shifts vary (On call 15 days per month)

 

Covenant Health is the region's top performing healthcare network. Each of our more than 10,000 employees, physicians, and volunteers are unified by one covenant: to put our patients first every day, to strive for excellence in everything we do, and to make Covenant Health the first and best choice in our region.

 

Cumberland Medical Center is a 189-bed hospital in Crossville, Tennessee, with more than 650 employees and 175 active physicians. It offers a full range of specialty services, including cardiology, gastroenterology, surgery, orthopedics, maternity services, cancer care, and advanced wound care.

 

    • Emergency Department: 24 emergency beds       
    • Critical Care Unit (ICU): 12 ICU beds
    • Labor & Delivery: 12 LDRP suites
    • Med/Surg: 37 beds
    • Surgery: 9 operating room surgery suites
    • Telemetry: 37 beds  

Fully accredited by the Joint Commission, Cumberland Medical Center is an acute care hospital offering all private patient rooms as well as specialized services not usually found in the rural medical system.

 

For seriously ill patients, advanced medical and surgical care is provided at CMC including telemetry monitored beds and an intensive care unit. Additionally, Cumberland Medical Center offers an outpatient imaging center, same day surgery unit, cardiac and pulmonary rehab programs, a sleep disorder center, breast center, cancer center, and hyperbaric medicine and wound center.

 

"Cumberland Medical Center offers a unique, family-oriented healthcare setting in a rural environment. We strive to deliver exceptional care to our patients, their loved ones, and each other. We look forward to welcoming team-focused people to grow their careers with us!" -Chief Nursing Officer, Cumberland Medical Center

 

Position Summary:

Provides 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.

 

Recruiter: Brittany Partello || bpartell@CovHlth.com || (865) 374-5363

 

Responsibilities

  • Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, general safety and radiation safety standards, and equipment quality control.
  • 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.
  • Serves as a member of department or hospital committee with documented participation of 75%.
  • Responds appropriately and timely to patients, physicians, and other customers needs.
  • Four (4) credit hours of providing in-services per year.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.

Qualifications

Minimum Education:           

High School graduate supplemented by coursework in science, anatomy and physiology. Candidates must have completed one of the following programs:

  1. A Cardiovascular Technology program accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting body,
  2. A formalized on-the-job cardiac catheterization  training program consisting of at least 1,040 combined hours (6 months) of classroom and practical                                                     laboratory work,
  3. Completion of an accredited education program such as cardiovascular technology, surgical technology, emergency medical technology, etc.

Must have upon hire and maintain BLS (and ACLS upon hire or within six (6) months).

 

Minimum Experience:         

Six (6) months of experience in a health related field.

 

Licensure Requirement:      

Hold a valid TN EMT or CST license or meet one of the education requirements referenced above.

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