WMH Cardiovascular Technologist

Overview

Date Posted:
10/18/2019
Location:
WMH CARDIAC CATH LAB
Address:
601 PARK STREET
City:
HONESDALE
State:
PA
Country:
United States of America
Category:
Wayne Memorial Hospital

Description

 

Full time: 730am-4pm, plus call.  Under general supervision, Candidate will provide technical support and assistance to the physician during diagnostic and invasive cardiovascular and peripheral vascular procedures. Performs scrub and hemodynamic monitoring duties with cardiac catheterizations, vascular and interventional radiology procedures using clinical knowledge, technical skills, and professional judgement in accordance with professional and departmental standards and protocols. Provides care assessment prior, during and post procedural instruction to patients. Prepares and maintains all pertinent information related to procedures.

Minimum Requirements

 

Graduate from an approved school of radiologic technology. Certification as an ARRT; Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) certification preferred, Must obtain within 24 months of employment; 2-3 years clinical experience in diagnostic and/or interventional cardiac catheterization lab preferred. Demonstrates clinical competence in basic cardiac physiology/pathology, 12-Lead EKG interpretation; physiologic monitoring (intra cardiac pressure waveform knowledge), pacemaker operations (implantable and external) and other radiographic equipment related to cardiac care.

Physical Standards:

Constantly: (Exists 75% or more of the time) Constantly lifting and carrying 0-5 lbs.; Repetitive standing, walking, and stooping.

Frequently: (Exists 25-75% of the time) Standing; sitting w/back support; walking; lifting and carrying 5-10 lbs.; pushing and pulling 0-100 lbs. (help is available 15 - >100 lbs.).

Occasionally: (Exists 5- 25% of the time) Reaching (overhead, forward, lateral, low); stooping (bend at waist); crouching (bend at knees); twisting; lifting and carrying 10-75  lbs. (help is available 25-75 lbs.); pushing and pulling >100 lbs. (help is available);  exposure to infect hazards, moving machinery.

Rarely: (Exists under 5% of the time) Sitting w/o back support; kneeling; climbing; crawling; balance; lifting and carrying 75 - > 100 lbs. (help is available); exposure to radiation, vibration, chemical hazards, slippery surfaces, fumes.

Sensory Requirements Visual: close paperwork, visual monotony; Hearing: conversation, monitoring equipment, telephone, background noise; Sensory Discrimination.