Cardiovascular Tech II - CV Lab
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POST DATE 9/14/2016
END DATE 12/15/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONThe Cardiac Cath Lab of Good Samaritan Medical Center is a state of the art, three lab facility with cardiac, peripheral, and electrophysiology capabilities. Services include but are not limited to: diagnostic and interventional cardiac and peripheral catheterization, permanent pacemaker and AICD insertion, intra aortic balloon pump insertion, Impella insertion, swan placement, intravascular ultrasound, fraction flow reserve, and electrophysiology studies and ablation. Two of our labs utilize Philips imaging equipment, GE Mac Lab monitoring system, ACIST power injectors, and GE Centricity archival. The third lab, primarily used for device implants and electrophysiology, utilize the Zeego from Siemens for imaging.
The Cardiac Cath Lab of Good Samaritan Medical Center provides patients and physicians with services on a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week basis. Normal hours of operation are from 7am to 5:30pm, Monday through Friday. After-hours, weekends, and holidays are covered with a single three person call team. We are members of the D2B alliance for quality and are an accredited Chest Pain Center.
Good Samaritan Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization.
Interested in making a difference? Then check us out. Our rich heritage and mission, and our focus on health care delivery that values person-centered care, excellence and accountability are a winning combination as we bring health and hope to our patients.
Lafayette, CO (20 miles northwest of downtown Denver) (estab. 2004)
1,480 associates, 1,040 medical staff and 239 allied health practitioners
234 beds (192 are staffed)
Services & Expertise
Bone & Joint Institute
Cardiac & Vascular Services
Comprehensive Cancer Care
Emergency & Trauma Services
Senior ER Services
Women's and Family Services
Kudos: Good Samaritan Medical Center offers excellence across the continuum of care for patients.
Assist in various roles assigned during all diagnostic and interventional Cardiovascular procedures.
Additional roles may be required in non- invasive testing and patient holding areas
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Diploma, Associate or Bachelors degree in respiratory therapy, radiologic technology, or cardio vascular technology, Or Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) or Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES) or Cardiovascular Cardiopulmonary Technologist / Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (CI registry)
Two (2) years of related experience in a catheterization laboratory, cardiology non-invasive laboratory or other cardiopulmonary area, preferred
WORKING CONDITIONS, MATERIAL AND EQUIPMENT INVOLVED
* Network Computers
Unit Based equipment, X-ray equipment
Medical equipment (EKG, 02, Suction, Urinary drainage
Licensure / Certification
National license as Registered Respiratory Therapist, or Registered Radiologic Technologist or Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) or Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES) or Cardiovascular Cardiopulmonary Technologist / Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (CI registry)
BCLS from the American Heart Association by start date
ACLS from the American Heart Association by start date
Register with state of Colorado as Surgical Technician or Surgical Assistant, SCL requirement for CO state, before start date (receipt is acceptable)
CO Registry as Registered Respiratory Therapist is not required.
RCIS or RCES, within 6 months from hire required. Suggested strongly preferred for those that have no other Registry.
WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES
Inside work, ability to wear 10-15 lb lead aprons, radiation exposure
HAZARDOUS EXPOSURE CATEGORY
I . Involves an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids or tissues, or a potential for spills or splashes of them. (Use of appropriate protective measures is required for every employee engaged in Category I tasks).
Medium work. Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10-25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for light work.
SCL Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.