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Cardiovascular Technologist - Greenville

Job ID: 961017
Facility: ECU Health Medical Center
Dept: Cardiac Catheterization Lab
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Nov 15, 2022

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Job Description

ECU Health

About ECU Health

ECU Health is a mission-driven, 1,708-bed academic health care system serving more than 1.4 million people in 29 eastern North Carolina counties. The not-for-profit system is comprised of 13,000 team members, nine hospitals and a physician group that encompasses over 1,100 academic and community providers practicing in over 180 primary and specialty clinics located in more than 130 locations.

The flagship ECU Health Medical Center, a Level I Trauma Center, and ECU Health Maynard Children’s Hospital serve as the primary teaching hospitals for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. ECU Health and the Brody School of Medicine share a combined academic mission to improve the health and well-being of eastern North Carolina through patient care, education and research.

Responsibilities

  • Works with monitoring equipment in procedures, recognizing abnormal pressures and heart rhythms. Sets up and/or uses equipment necessary for the physician to perform the cardiac catherization and monitor the patient's hemodyamic status. Sets up and/or uses equipment necessary for the physician to perform the cardiac catherization and monitor the patient's hemodyamic status.
  • Electronically documents the procedure, vital signs, EKG rhythms, and heart pressures. Uses computerize hemodynamic monitoring and recording/documentation systems.
  • Assists RN with connecting patient to hemodynamic monitoring equipment before a case and removing after a case.
  • Understands techniques for performing diagnostic and interventional procedures. Will average assisting in 200 diagnostic and 100 interventional cases/year.
  • Assists in the transport of patients to and from the cath lab.
  •  Understands each supply item and it's use (catheters, balloons, stents, guide wires, etc.)
  •  Uses aseptic technique and universal precautions to help prevent infections to patient, self and staff.
  • Utilizes age specific knowledge in providing care and assisting w/ procedures for all age groups. Knowledge in emergency situations.
  • Operation of emergency and standard equipment within scope of practice. Utilizes departmental and hospital resources to help provide quality patient care.
  • Cost containment with equipment/supplies without compromising patient care. Correctly obtains and opens requested supplies.
  • Pulls sheaths and readily identifies and reports complications.
  • Utilizes radiation safety techniques to decrease exposure to radiation. Assists in cleaning the room after the patient has left.

Minimum Requirements

Required training or education requirements: Allied Health (Radiology Technologist, Nuclear Technologist, CT Technologist or Respiratory Therapist) degree with valid NC license/registration OR RN with one year relevant experience and valid NC RN license OR Graduate of a two year AD Cardiovascular program with valid diploma OR High School graduate with current RCIS certification and two years related work experience in cardiac cath lab or electrophysiology lab.

Other Information

Full Time with Benefits

10 hour shifts (0700 to 1700 may be some variation to this time such as 0730 or 0800 arrivial - 4 days per week.  1 designated late day per week that team member may need to stay over if there are cases still on-going at 1700.  1 shift of call per week and one weekend of call per 6 week schedule.  Weekend call includes Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Friday will count for night of call for the week as wel

General Statement

It is the goal of ECU Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

Debi Markey, Talent Acquisition Consultant

ECU Health Talent Acquisition

Email: [email protected]

 

   

 

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