Cardiovascular Tech - Cardiac Cath Lab

Posted on Mar 10, 2019 by Ascension

Novi, MI 48377
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

We Are Hiring

Cardiovascular Tech 1 - Cardiac Cath Labs Anc 001 - Full-Time,Day - Ascension Providence Hospital, Novi Campus - 34015 - Novi,MI

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Michigan is a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit Catholic Health system in the United States.

Our Mission, Vision and Values: Ascension Michigan, as a Catholic health ministry, is committed to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals in the communities we serve, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.
Our Values: We are called to: Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication
Our Vision: Our passion for healing calls us to cultivate trust, advocate wellness, and transform healthcare.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension Michigan, you will have the opportunity to assists with cardiovascular procedures to analyze, diagnose and treat the cardiovascular system.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares patients for procedures. Reviews medical history, positions patients and cleans/shaves/numbs testing sites as appropriate.
  • Interprets, describes and reports test results; recognizes recording errors and artifacts and reacts appropriately.
  • Monitors patient prior to, during and after procedures and promptly reports any abnormal findings in patient's condition.
  • Prepares and maintains equipment, supplies and lab area.
  • Administers medication and intravenous fluids including blood and blood products.
  • Removes vascular sheaths from the femoral, radial, brachial artery and vein utilizing manual or mechanical compression.
  • Performs airway management including placement of oral and nasal airways, administering supplemental oxygen, and suctioning.
  • Sets up sterile table, prepares patients, performs scrub in procedures with physicians and assists with wire handling, catheter advancement, x-ray controls and equipment preparation for diagnostic and interventional procedures.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
  • Required Credential(s):
    • Certification specializing in Advanced Cardio Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
    • One or more of the following:
      • Basic Life Support Provider certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) required. American Red Cross (ARC) CPR for Professional Rescuers card will be accepted upon hire but renewal must be a BLS Provider card from AHA.
      • Registry with the Cardiovascular Credentialing International National Board of Cardiovascular Testing(CCI/NBCVT) as a Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) or obtain RCIS within six months of hire/transfer required or Certified Cardiographic Technician (CCT) required or Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (RES) required.
Education:
  • Some College - 2 Years
    • Two years of college level coursework in health or science curriculum required Bachelor's degree in health or science preferred
Work Experience:
  • One year of interventional cath lab/EP lab; or two years of diagnostic cath lab; or two years of radiology special procedures; or completion of clinical rotation/externship obtained as part of a formal invasive cardiovascular technologist program required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Michigan is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know.
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Thank you for considering a career with Ascension Michigan.
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