CARDIOVASCULAR TECHNOLOGIST II, FH – CARDIAC CATH LAB

Froedtert Hospital
Department: Cardiac Cath Lab
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Address: 8900 West Doyne Avenue, Wauwatosa, WI, USA

Job Description

Come join our award winning team! See What Is Possible….

The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin regional health network is a partnership between Froedtert Health and the Medical College of Wisconsin supporting a shared mission of patient care, innovation, medical research and education. Our health network operates eastern Wisconsin’s only academic medical center and adult Level I Trauma Center at Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee, an internationally recognized training and research center engaged in thousands of clinical trials and studies. The Froedtert & MCW health network, which includes five hospitals, more than 1,700 physicians and nearly 40 health centers and clinics, draws patients from throughout the Midwest and the nation.

Froedtert Health has been widely recognized for our dedication to our staff, providing a work environment full of encouragement, innovation, collaboration and respect.

Our best-in-class wellness program has earned us recognition in the Milwaukee Business Journal as a Healthiest Employer and a Gold Well Workplace award from the Wellness Council of America.

We invite you to review the job posting below. If you meet the requirements and qualifications for this opportunity, you are encouraged to apply.

Thank you for considering a career with Froedtert Health!

Location: US:WI:MILWAUKEE at our FROEDTERT HOSPITAL facility.

FTE: 1.000000

*1.0 FTE is Full-Time, any position less than 1.0 FTE is Part-Time, and .001 FTE is Optional Part-Time*

*Positions with an “FTE” (full time equivalency) of .8 – 1.0 are eligible for full-time medical, dental and vision benefits. Positions with an “FTE” of .5 – .799 are eligible for part-time pro-rated medical, dental and vision benefits*

Shift: Shift 1

Summary:
Prepares for and assists physician in all procedures done in the Cardiovascular Lab. Other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities:
Job Standard 2: 2.1 Supports the policies and procedures of FMLH and division of patient care services with a special emphasis placed on the needs of the patient undergoing invasive testing in the Cardiac Cath and Electrophysiology Labs.  2.2  Involved in updating policies for technical procedures.   3.1 Collects, documents, records and calculates pertinent patient data  3.2  Educating new staff in the monitoring function.  4.1  Assist physician with all diagnositc and interventional procedures.  4.2  Ability to function independently on all procedures performed in the Cardiac Cath lab. 5.1  Prepares and instructs patients pre and post procedures. Demonstrates great communication skills with all customers internal and external. 6.1 Performs basic radiologic functions including acquiring, processing and storing digital images, basic equipment troubleshooting and radiation safety. Able to complete Safety Event reports for advanced exposure. 7.1  Under the direct supervision of MD: Synchronous/asynchronous defibrillation; medication preparation including accurate labeling contents within syringes. 8.1  Maintains a clean and orderly patient care environment  & sterile field.  9.1: Maintains and ongoing support of inventory control in procedure rooms, core room and carts. 9.2  Accurate scanning of Space Trax for supplies. 10.1  Meets three of the following by evidence provided: 1) Assists in orientation of employees and students as requested. 2) Demonstrates ability to mentor new technologists and complete COPA documentation. 3) Serves on hospital/dept. committee 4) Ability to function in both Cardiac Cath & EP Lab performing basic procedures.

Other information:
EXPERIENCE DESCRIPTION: Completion of an accredited Cardiovascular Technologist program and two years of Cath Lab experience; in lieu of program completion, four years of field experience as an allied Health professional such as CVT, Radiology Tech, Anesthesia Tech or Paramedic is acceptable with a minimum of two years of Cath lab experience required. EXPERIENCE PREFERRED: EDUCATION DESCRIPTION: High School diploma or equivalent and graduate of an accredited cardiovascular technologist program is required.  In lieu of program completion, two years of clinical experience is required.. EDUCATION PREFERRED: TRAINING DESCRIPTION: Knowledge of the operation of radiographic and diagnostic equipment/supplies. TRAINING PREFERRED: SPECIAL SKILLS DESCRIPTION: SPECIAL SKILLS PREFERRED: LICENSURE DESCRIPTION: American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider (BLS) or an AHA approved equivalent is required within three months of hire.  American Heart Association (AHA) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is required within nine months of hire. LICENSURE PREFERRED: RCIS is preferred.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer who values and maintains an environment that attracts, recruits, engages and retains a diverse workforce. As a federal contractor/subcontractor, we take affirmative action in employment based on race, sex, disability and status as a protected veteran. We welcome protected veterans to share their priority consideration status with us at 262-439-1961. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. During your application and interview process, if you have a need that requires an accommodation, please contact us at 262-439-1961. We will attempt to fulfill all reasonable accommodation requests.

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