Cardiovascular Invasive Technologist, Heart Cath Lab
Full Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift
Parkwest is West Knoxville’s premier medical facility and a top performing heart hospital. In addition to providing the area’s leading cardiac services, Parkwest has been nationally recognized for award-winning care throughout our facility. For 2020-21 Parkwest received recognition from U.S. News & World Report as one of the “Top 10” hospitals in Tennessee.
Heart Cath Lab:
The mission of the Heart Catheterization Laboratory is to provide a comprehensive quality of care approach for individuals requiring emergency and non-emergency cardiovascular procedures.
The Heart Catheterization Laboratory offers the services of diagnostic and interventional coronary procedures, diagnostic and interventional electrophysiology procedures, cardiac device implant procedures, and diagnostic and interventional peripheral vascular procedures.
We perform procedures in 2 electrophysiology rooms, 3 heart cath labs, 1 peripheral vascular lab, and the hybrid operating room are all part of the Parkwest Heart Cath Lab. Staff members are expected to learn all roles within their scope of practice to allow for greater staffing flexibility and enhanced productivity.
Our expert cardiologists, electrophysiologists, cardiothoracic and vascular surgeons work very closely with highly trained RNs, RTs, and registered cardiovascular invasive specialists (RCIS) to deliver excellent patient care.
Our team members work Monday – Friday, and we run call teams on weekends and holidays.
We offer a variety of work schedules ranging from five 8 hour shifts, four 10 hour days, and three-12 hour shifts with on call required
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.
Contact Jason Shubert if you have any questions 865-374-5393, firstname.lastname@example.org
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).
Six (6) months of experience in a health related field.
Hold a valid TN EMT or CST license or meet one of the education requirements referenced above.
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