Cardiovascular Technologist

UF Health Jacksonville Visit Original Ad Jacksonville, FL USA

Job Opening Summary

Performs diversified technical and clinical responsibilities in the cardiac catheterization laboratory.

Job Opening Qualifications

Age of Patients Served:
Adult (18-64 years)
Geriatric (=>65 years)

Required Education:

High School Diploma. Specific course work: Graduate of Cardiovascular Program, or in lieu of degree have 10+ years of experience in the Invasive Cath Lab

Preferred Education:

Graduate CVT program with a RCIS certification.

Necessary Skills:

  • Use of good radiographic techniques to reduce radiation exposure to patient and personnel.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology (adult).
  • Be able to use hospital computer system.
  • Knowledge of filing system.
  • Ability to prepare procedure tray/equipment and maintain sterility
  • Knowledge of body techniques and ability to use good body mechanics.
  • Ability to initiate appropriate patient charge.
  • Proficiency in using Cath lab equipment.
  • Patient advocate skills.

Required Licensure/Certifications:

BLS from the American Heart Association
ACLS from the American Heart Association
Within 6 months of hire or transfer into the position, must be Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS)

Required Experience:

One to two years knowledge of Cardiac Cath Labs, Computers, Patient Care.

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