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CVT Cardiovascular Tech Cath Lab Full Time Days

Job ID: 2105044667 Date posted: 11/29/2021 Facility: John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital
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JFK Memorial Hospital has provided medical care to residents in the Coachella Valley since 1966. A group of physicians, including Dr. Reynaldo Carreon, founded the hospital and today one of JFK’s cross streets is named in his honor.

Originally called Indio Community Hospital, JFK has grown to a 145-bed acute-care hospital that is part of Tenet Healthcare California. It offers a variety of services, including:
•Emergency care 24/7
•Orthopedic and joint replacement services using emerging technology
•Cardiovascular services
•Maternity care and pediatric services
•Ambulatory surgery center
•Imaging services
•Outpatient Rehabilitation Center

Position Overview:

The cardiovascular technologist (CVT) works as a member of the Cardiovascular Cath Lab (CCL) team of medical professionals.
Under direction of the CCL Director, the CVT is responsible for assisting physicians during diagnostic & interventional procedures by performing Scrub, Circulator, or Monitor functions.
The technologist is responsible for the operation & maintenance of equipment and supplies in the CCL.
The technologist must possess the knowledge & skills level of basic and complex invasive procedures which may include PTCA, stents, IABP placement and operation, thrombolysis procedures, coils, and peripheral interventions.
The CVT is responsible for patient safety in the CCL and must be able to recognize cardiac arrhythmias and respond according to emergency protocols, operate external cardiac pacemaker and defibrillator.
The technologist must be willing and able to rotate through the following roles:

1. Scrub

Performs surgical prep and draping of the patient, assists the physician with equipment operation & device preparation. Equipment includes needles, wires, catheters, and medications.

2. Circulator

Moves about the lab during the procedure providing equipment to the scrub tech. as needed. Attends to the needs of the patient as well as ensuring proper use of patient monitoring equipment. Assists in adhering to aseptic sterile technique.

3. Monitor

Monitors vital signs during the procedure. Documents the procedure and creates a medical record. Records intra-cardiac/arterial pressures and waveforms. Is responsible for interdepartmental communications.


Position Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree in Invasive Cardiovascular Technology or Cardiovascular Technologist Certificate from an accredited school or eligible for the RCIS exam administered by CCI, completion within one year of hire date.
  • Minimum of three years experience in a Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory.
  • Certification in Basic Cardiopulmonary Life Support, must obtain certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support within 6 months of hire date.
  • Preferred Current California American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) Licensure with Current California Fluoroscopy Certification.

Tenet complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.

Job: Cardio/Cardiovascular
Primary Location: Indio, California
Facility: John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days

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