Cardiac Technologist - Cardiac Cath Lab
Company: Sanford Health
Posted on: July 8, 2019
Job Title: Cardiac Technologist - Cardiac Cath Lab - Bismarck
Department *:* Phase 2 Positions
Job Schedule: Full Time
Hours Per Shift: Other
Performs invasive cardiac, peripheral vascular diagnostic,
interventional and electrophysiology procedures using sophisticated
imaging, hemodynamic monitoring and recording equipment to assess
and treated cardiac and peripheral vascular disease. Ability to
perform all of the duties of a Cardiac Technologist. Ability to
work with growth and development needs of unique client
populations. Possesses a thorough knowledge of cardiac anatomy,
physiology, hemodynamic principles, X-Ray techniques and emergent
and routine cardiac care. Utilizes effective cardiac communication
skills and knows change process and utilizes conflict resolution.
Possesses expert level understanding of pharmacologic options to
treat patients. Understands any special protocols for conscious
sedation of patients. Ability to work with the growth and
development needs of unique client populations including children
Performs routine disinfection and sterilization activities on
medical instruments, devices and equipment.;Check, test, and
maintain cardiology equipment, making minor repairs when necessary,
to ensure proper operation.;Assist physicians in the diagnosis and
treatment of cardiac or peripheral vascular treatments, such as
implanting pacemakers or assisting with balloon angioplasties to
treat blood vessel blockages.;Monitor patients' comfort and safety
during tests, alerting physicians to abnormalities or changes in
patient responses.;Operate diagnostic imaging equipment to produce
contrast enhanced radiographs of heart and cardiovascular
system.;Uses software tools and technologies for documentation
management.;Conducts regular room checkout activities, including
but not limited to bed cleaning, linen changing, waste disposal and
disinfection.;Follows all surgical and invasive procedure protocols
(consent documentation, verifications, etc.).;Captures any abnormal
heart rhythms which can cause cardiac symptoms.;Maintains the tools
and equipment used for sterilization and disinfection, and keeps
logs on device maintenance.;
Associates degree in Cardiovascular Technology or equivalent
experience is required.
Possesses expert knowledge in cardiovascular technology, including
pharmacology and advanced cardiac rhythm management. Possesses a
thorough understanding of cardiac anatomy, physiology, hemodynamic
principles, X-ray techniques, and emergent and routine cardiac
Certification as a Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist
(RCIS) within 12 months of hire is preferred. Advanced
Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) preferred and Pediatric Advanced
Life Support (PALS) if applicable to position is preferred.
About Sanford Health:
At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and
Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest
quality of care to the communities we serve.
We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across
the region with convenient access to expert medical care,
leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.
In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to
research, education and community growth.
We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways
to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.
We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving
the human condition here in your community, across the region and
around the world.
The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy
families and communities.
We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can
make a positive difference now, and in the future.
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.
If you are an individual with a disability and would like to
request an accommodation for help with your online application,
please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to
Job Function: Allied Health
Job Schedule: Full Time
Req Number: WD08050
Keywords: Sanford Health, Bismarck , Cardiac Technologist - Cardiac Cath Lab, Healthcare , Bismarck, North Dakota
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