UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER OF SOUTHERN NEVADA P/D Cardiovascular Invasive Procedures Technologist in Las Vegas, Nevada
Position Summary: Assists with heart or vascular catheterization diagnostic and interventions. Assisting in cardiac electrophysiology, pacemaker and ICD implants. Duties include obtaining and recording precise cardiac and/or hemodynamic measurements and identifying abnormalities.
Education/Experience: Successful completion of course work in cardiac arrhythmia and EKG and two (2) years of experience in invasive cardiology procedures.
Licensing/Certification Requirements: Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) from Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) or American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (AART) through the National Commission for Certifying Agency (NCCA); Basic Life Support (BLS) Certificate.
Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements
APPLICANTS WHO DOCUMENT THE FOLLOWING WILL BE GIVEN PREFERENCE:
- Minimum two (2) years experience with Interventional Cardiology
- Minimum two (2) years experience with Interventional Electrophysiology including Pacemakers and Catheter ablations;
- Minimum two (2) years experience with Structural heart, TAVR, Balloon Pumps, Impella and FFR; and RCES certification. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements
Knowledge of: Medical terminology; radiation control and principles; congenital heart disease, including associations and complications, treatment options and prognoses; aseptic techniques and sterile field setup; hemodynamic wave form recording and analysis; valve area calculations; cardiac and vascular anatomy, rhythms and pressures; catheter curves, rated burst pressures and compliance; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; age specific patient care practices.
Skill in: Computer monitoring of heart catheter and related procedures; using computer for data input and retrieval; Reading rhythms and detecting changes; inputting and retrieving using computer; Using defibrillation equipment; applying basic cardiac life support procedures; instructing patients about procedures and post-procedure rules and guidelines; writing reports using proper descriptive terms and language; performing basic cardiac life support procedures; applying sterile techniques; manipulating diagnostic equipment; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds under stressful conditions; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time, strength to examine varied patients, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.
Salary: $47.50 Hourly
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Job Type: Per Diem
Department: CATH LAB - 7091
Job Number: 21-72344
Agency: University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
Address: University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, Nevada, 89102