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Cardiovascular Technologist

Job ID: 2954
Location: Longview, WA
Work Type: Per Diem - Relief
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: 10 Hours
FTE: 0.00
Benefit Eligibility: Select benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Cardiovascular Technologist for a Per Diem/Relief, Variable position.  Hourly compensation starts at $38.71, more depending on experience.

JOB SUMMARY

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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Assists physician in performing invasive procedures. Performs related radiographic/fluoroscopic imaging techniques to demonstrate catheter location, position and document findings.
  2. Scrubs in for handling guide wires, catheter, administering contrast injections, and flushing catheters.
  3. Performs pre-procedural patient care activities.
  4. Monitors and records patient’s condition and procedures’ progress. Retrieves and reviews patient data.
  5. Prepares and maintains sterile field.
  6. Operates and maintains clinical equipment.
  7. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • 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.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Two years of clinical experience in Cardiac Cath Lab required or equivalent.
  • Prefer previous experience working in a hospital setting.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Certification/Registration/Licensure as required by the State for a radiologic technologist.
  • 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.

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 dynamics.
  • Ability to multi-task and self-lead problem solving skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate precision and flexibility.

LONGVIEW PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires active physical exertion from 34% to 65% of the time.
  • Ability to lift/move objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.
  • Work may require frequent exposure to toxic materials or hazardous waste. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.
  • Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 65% of work time).

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

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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.

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