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Cardiovascular Technologist - Cath Lab

Job ID: 70562
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 10 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Cardiovascular Technologist - Cath Lab for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position. The general salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $40.81-$63.45.  The actual hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to, the job/position responsibilities, location, terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement, education, training, work experience, seniority, work performance, etc.

Hiring bonus and relocation assistance may be available.

Uses a variety of specialized equipment in assisting the physician in the performance of all invasive procedures resulting in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac and peripheral vascular disease.

DETAILS OF POSITION:

  • Assists physician in performing invasive procedures. Performs related radiographic/fluoroscopic imaging techniques to demonstrate catheter location, position, and document findings.
  • Scrubs in for handling guide wires, catheter, administering contrast injections (excluding CVOR Surgical Technologist), flushing catheters, and other scrub duties as assigned per specialty.
  • Performs pre-procedural patient care activities.
  • Monitors and records patient’s condition and procedures’ progress. Retrieves and reviews patient data.
  • Prepares and maintains sterile field.
  • Operates and maintains clinical equipment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

WHAT YOU BRING:

  • Graduate from an accredited Cardiovascular Secondary Education Program or Graduate from an approved Radiology Technology Program or a combination of education and experience that provides the incumbent with the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job and obtain required certification, licensure, and registration.
  • Two years clinical experience in Cardiac Cath Lab required or equivalent, or five years of CVOR surgical technologist experience required for CVOR position.
  • Prefer previous experience working in a hospital setting.
  • Certification/Registration/Licensure as required by the State for a Radiologic Technologist, or Surgical Technologist (see Location Specific Notes for PHSW).
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
  • Current ALCS certification must be obtained within a standard grace period from hire or transfer, as specified in the PeaceHealth Policy Resuscitation Training Completion Requirements, or upon hire. ACLS not required for CVOR Surgical Technologist.
  • Washington: RCIS
  • In place of the RCIS, an ARRT is required. An ARRT requires the addition of an ARRT-CV within 1 year from date of hire.
  • Washington: CVOR Surgical Technologist
  • Registered Surgical Technologist with minimum of five years of CVOR experience.

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs
  • Proficient computer and keyboarding skills required
  • Complete understanding of vascular and related organ anatomy
  • Ability to interact within a variable environment good team dynamic
  • Ability to multi-task and self-lead problem solving skills
  • Ability to demonstrate precision and flexibility

PHSW Cath Lab / EP Lab: ARRT or RCES/RCIS required.

PHSW CVOR: ARRT or RCES/RCIS required, or a Registered Surgical Technologist with minimum of five years CVOR experience.

PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS

  • Work requires active physical exertion up to 33% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 80 lbs. or less.
  • Work requires frequent exposure to skin or lung irritants; extreme cold or heat; sharp instruments such as kitchen knives, scalpels, etc.; or dangerous equipment; reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per day or more.

Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.

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