Cardiovascular Technician
Location:
Bowling Green , Kentucky
Posted:
November 24, 2017
Reference:
00037-59035
Long-established as an important part of Southern Kentucky, TriStar Greenview Regional Hospital is a Joint Commission-accredited, 211-bed hospital located in Bowling Green, Kentucky. TriStar Greenview offers services like an expanded Emergency Department, Cardiac Cath Lab, accredited Chest Pain Center, Advance Primary Stroke Center, and an Orthopaedics program featuring Blue Distinction® designation for hip and knee replacement.

TriStar Greenview Regional Hospital is currently looking for an - Cardiovascular Technician

POSITION SUMMARY
The Cardiovascular Technician: Monitors and directs utilization of resources related to care of the patient. Utilizes acceptable communication skills in daily practice. Maintains a safe environment. Performs scrub responsibilities in the cardiac cath lab and radiology special procedures using surgical asepsis. Monitors patient hemodynamics, including basic EKG recognition, and effectively communicates pertinent information to appropriate individuals. Keeps accurate and complete documentation of all patient care related information. Assists with pre and post procedure duties. Assists with ordering and stocking supply inventory. Cleans and organizes assigned area of responsibility. Performs and assists with sheath removal. Assists with Stress Testing duties. Performs Holter monitor hookup and scanning. Performs ECGs and maintains ECG electronic system. Provides care and coordinates participation that fosters the goals of the hospital's mission statement. Cares for Adults (18 - 79 years) Elderly (80 years).

The Cardiovascular Technician supports the hospital mission, values and visions.
The tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Monitors patient hemodynamics, including basic EKG recognition, and effectively communicates pertinent information to appropriate individuals.
  • Keeps accurate and complete documentation of all patient care related information.
  • Assists with pre and post procedure duties. Assists with ordering and stocking supply inventory.
  • Cleans and organizes assigned area of responsibility.
  • Performs and assists with sheath removal. Assists with Stress Testing duties. Performs Holter monitor hookup and scanning. Performs ECGs and maintains ECG electronic system. Provides care and coordinates participation that fosters the goals

Qualifications:
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  • Graduate of accredited school of cardiovascular technology or equivalent. Must have current Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) or Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES) certification.
  • Previous experience in Cardiac Cath Lab/Specials Radiology preferred. Must take call and be able to arrive at facility within 30 minutes of being called.
  • Knowledge of cardiac rhythms and cath lab/radiology special procedures principles is preferred.
  • An extended orientation may be available for the applicant not meeting the job experience requirement. BLS and ACLS required.
  • New hires have up to 90 days to receive the BLS certification and 6 months from date of hire to obtain ACLS.
Employees transferring from a position that did not require ACLS have up to 6 months from date of transfer to obtain ACLS

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