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Cardiovascular Technician
Ref No.: 17-06043
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Position Type:Right to Hire
Cardiovascular Technician
Washington DC NW

MUST:
Associate Degree. BS preferred.
EKG/hemodynamic monitoring.
Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS), Registered Cardiovascular Technologist (RCVT), or Registered Radiology Tech (RT) required.
Minimum of six months as a Cardiovascular Technologist.
Additional cardiology exposure desirable or similar/related job experience
Current knowledge and techniques in Cath Lab, knowledge of cardiology meds, EKG monitoring, starting IV's, must be able to act quickly and remain calm in stressful and emergency situations.

DUTIES:
Performs assorted patient care responsibilities for adults, including starting IV's, EKG monitoring, cardiac outputs, and prepping and draping patients.
Assists with cardiovascular invasive procedures such as; R & L heart catheterizations, PTCA, intra-aortic-balloon pump, permanent/temporary pacemakers, AICD, electrophysiology studies, pericardiocenteses, peripheral arteriograms and angioplasty, etc.
Performs quality control functions of the X-ray console/equipment before procedures.
Runs tapes, Digital Subtraction Acquisition and image processing.
Assists physician during the procedure.
Removes/ pulls arterial and venous sheaths from patient after procedure and apply appropriate manual pressure.
Records and interprets hemodynamic data using Sensis monitoring system.
Prepares all the equipment, sets up field for all cases and cleans room for next procedure.
Participates in the orientation, training and in-services for cardiovascular technologists and other staff in the department.
Assists with the inventory, ordering and stocking of supplies and equipment for the Cath Lab.
Exemplifies Guest and Staff Relations standards in all activities.
Assumes other duties and responsibilities that are appropriate to the position and area.
The above responsibilities are a general description of the level and nature of the work assigned to this classification and are not to be considered as all inclusive.
 
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