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Job Title: Cardiovascular Technician

Company: Good Samaritan Hospital

City/State: Suffern, NY

Category: Allied Health Prof/Technical

Department: EP Lab

Position: Full Time

Hours: 7:30-5:30p, M-F

Shift: Day, Evening

Req #: 16469

Job Details:

Job Summary:

Under the guidance and direction of the physician and or clinical staff, the Cardiovascular Technician performs specialized medical procedures utilizing, monitoring and maintaining medical equipment; and ensures availability and proper cleaning, sterilization, and set up of equipment and supplies required for specific procedures in accordance with established procedures, infection control standards, and regulatory requirements.

Responsibilities:

Monitors and documents in Cardiolab during procedures including equipment used, procedures performed, etc. Scans items in and out of our inventory management system, Q-sight. Assists physicians with procedural reports using DMS reporting system. Entering specific details according to each procedure and physician preference. Prepares sterile trays for each procedure and organizes equipment for each procedure. Performs procedures in scrub positions based on established departmental competencies, standards, policies, and procedures. Handles emergency situations during high-risk procedures in a competent and professional manner. Prepares patient prior to procedure including: attach EKG to patient, perform skin prep according to protocol. Assists EP nurse in the preparing of the patient for monitoring. Sets up and maintains equipment during specific procedures: Biosense, Stockert, EPT, CardioLab, Bloom Stimulator, Medtronic External Defibrillator, PPM/ICD Programmers, etc Assists the physician with all aspects of the procedure including implants, ablation, etc. Assists the EP nurse and physician in supportive measures to restore and/or maintain the wellbeing of the patient during an emergency. Assists in the removal of procedural sheaths for the patient after the procedure according to protocol. Assists in inventory control, including maintaining and stocking supplies Assists Lead EP CVT in maintaining inventory, placing orders to vendors, and maintaining equipment. Performs procedures consistent with the needs of the patient include age, culture, language, disabilities, etc. Provides information and instruction to patient, parent, and or primary caregiver at their level (developmental/age, educational, literacy, etc.) Maintains and cleans department and departmental equipment. QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

Experience:

Clinical experience involving EP/Pacemaker preferred Eligibility for Cardiovascular registration required; Cardiovascular Registry preferred with CVT

Education:

Graduation from an accredited school of Cardiovascular Technology or Radiology required

Licenses / Certifications:

RCIS, RCES, or CCT required, BLS certification required

Other:

The individual performing this job may reasonably anticipate coming into contact with human blood and other potentially infectious materials.