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Cardiovascular Technologist - Full-Time

  • Job ID: 809091555
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Daylight Hours Plus Call
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport
  • Department: Invasive Cardiology
  • Location: 700 High Street, Williamsport PA 17701
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $29.37 to $44.62 / hour

Description

UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport is hiring a Regular Full-Time Cardiovascular Technologist to join their team of outstanding healthcare professionals! This role works 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. or 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and will participate in rotating weekend and holiday on-call coverage. 

We offer a competitive wage and generous total rewards benefits package that few employers can match. Apply today to learn more!

 

Purpose:
Assist the cardiologist in performing all aspects of invasive procedures including right heart monitoring, myoendocardial biopsies, left heart catheterizations, and interventional procedures.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Fulfill continuing education requirements as required to maintain department competencies.
  • Communicate appropriately with all members of the healthcare team.
  • Aid in the transport of patients to and from the Cath Lab to expedite timely operations of the department.
  • Prepare trays and room for procedures.
  • Enter patient information into the Cath Lab computer system, monitor the patient throughout the procedure, and document all parts of the procedure in the Cath Lab hemodynamic system.
  • Support information gathering for research patients.
  • Aid in the orientation of all new and visiting personnel including nursing students, medical students, EMT's and paramedics.
  • Monitor patients throughout the procedure include pre and post-procedure.
  • Operate equipment appropriate for the procedure (fluro equipment, film processor and/or filmless system, defibrillator, monitoring equipment, and interventional devices).
  • Demonstrate knowledge of anatomy and physiology pertaining to a cardiac patient.
  • Complete all paperwork in a timely fashion with accuracy.
  • Assist the cardiologist in performing all aspects of invasive procedures including right heart monitoring, myoendocardial biopsies, left heart catherizations and interventional procedures.
  • Communicate vital patient information to physician i.e. blood pressure, heart rhythms.
  • Prepare patient for the procedure, explain the procedure and provide procedure instructions.

 

Qualifications

Completion of an accredited technical program is required. Associate's Degree or Bachelor's Degree in Science preferred.

**RCIS, ACLS, BLS preferred. Previous Cardiac Cath Lab experience strongly preferred.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
 

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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