Sanford Health Cardiac Technologist - Cardiac Cath Lab in Fargo, North Dakota
Job Title: Cardiac Technologist | Cardiac Cath Lab | Fargo
State: North Dakota
Department : Cardiac Cath Lab
Job Schedule: Full Time
Hours Per Shift: 10 hr
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 to geriatrics.
Operate diagnostic imaging equipment to produce contrast enhanced radiographs of heart and cardiovascular system. Monitor patients' comfort and safety during tests, alerting physicians to abnormalities or changes in patient responses. 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. Check, test, and maintain cardiology equipment, making minor repairs when necessary, to ensure proper operation. Performs routine disinfection and sterilization activities on medical instruments, devices and equipment. Maintains the tools and equipment used for sterilization and disinfection, and keeps logs on device maintenance. Captures any abnormal heart rhythms which can cause cardiac symptoms. Follows all surgical and invasive procedure protocols (consent documentation, verifications, etc.). Conducts regular room checkout activities, including but not limited to bed cleaning, linen changing, waste disposal and disinfection. Uses software tools and technologies for documentation management.
This job position is for our Cardiac Cath Lab at SMCF. This is a fast paced environment working with a great team and patient populations in cardiac, EP, structural, neuro, and vascular. Hours are M-F 07-1730 with one call and one late shift each week and rotating call on the weekends.
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. 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 care.
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State: North Dakota
Job Function: Allied Health
Job Schedule: Full Time
Req Number: req33864