Cardiovascular Technologist

Peterson Regional Medical Center

Posted February 4, 2019
Department: Technologists
551 Hill Country Dr, Kerrville, TX 78028, USA

DESCRIPTION

Under the general supervision of the Director, Cardiology, the CV Technologist in the Cath Lab is responsible for the provision of services of a highly specialized nature to patients according to physician’s orders. Provides for patient safety and high quality testing. Also responsible for the operation of all x-ray equipment, Scrubbing-in to assist the physician in complex angiographic procedures, and the provision of safe and effective care of the patient having invasive or non-invasive special procedures in the Cath Lab to include the immediate pre-procedure period, during the procedure, and immediately following the procedure.

Required Education:  
Graduate of accredited school of radiology technology or certification as Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist

Preferred Education:
ARRT with RCIS

Required Technical Skills:
Basic computer keyboard skills

Preferred Technical Skills:
Meditech proficiency

Required Licensure/Registration/Certification:
Certified Medical Radiology Technician or Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist. Certified in Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

Preferred Licensure/Registration/Certification:
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Required Experience:
Interventional Radiology or Cardiac Cath Lab experience

Preferred Experience:
Two or more years experience in a hospital Cardiac Cath Lab unit