Covenant Health SEAS STAFF-CV INV TCH REG in Knoxville, Tennessee
Cardiovascular Invasive Technologist, Seasonal Staffing
Covenant Health is the region’s top-performing healthcare network with 10 hospitals (http://www.covenanthealth.com/hospitals/) , outpatient and specialty services (http://www.covenanthealth.com/services/) , and Covenant Medical Group (http://www.covenantmedicalgroup.org/) , our area’s fastest-growing physician practice division. Headquartered in Knoxville, Covenant Health is a community-owned integrated healthcare delivery system and the area’s largest employer. Our more than 11,000 employees, volunteers, and 1,500 affiliated physicians are dedicated to improving the quality of life for the more than two million patients and families we serve every year. Covenant Health is the only healthcare system in East Tennessee to be named a Forbes “Best Employer” seven times.
Provides assistance to the cardiologist or cardiac surgeon in performing diagnostic and interventional cardiac catheterization and angiography procedures, measuring cardiovascular parameters such as cardiac output, blood flow velocity, cardiovascular dynamics, cardiac electrophysiology parameters, intracardiac shunt detection, valve flow/valve area determinations, intracardiac pressure measurements, oximetry determination, cineangiocardiography, and the measurement and calculation of cardiac function indices. The technologist assists in all phases of catheterization procedure including insertion of the catheter, operation of various electronic instruments, and calculation of hemodynamic data.
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Clinical expertise and knowledge of unit are such that complex patient management and physician issues are resolved independently.
Serves as a role model to others by assuming the role of the team leader, responsibilities of a preceptor, as requested by facility.
Actively participates in the orientation and training of new employees and students as requested by facility.
Demonstrates proficiency in complex clinical skills as defined by facility which could include, but not limited to, IABP, stents, DCA, complex PTCAs, Alblations, and Pacemakers.
Demonstrates proficiency in cardiac anatomy and physiology, correlating pressure wave forms and rhythm analysis.
Proficient in patient assessment, monitoring, and sterile technique as required.
Assists in the maintenance and effective use of all equipment and supplies in the clinical areas.
Responds appropriately and timely to patients, physicians, and other customers’ needs.
Actively pursues additional skills and knowledge of cardiac procedures and displays professional flexibility.
Demonstrates competence in performing critical skills to include appropriate delivery of care according to the age-specific needs of the entire life span.
Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
Performs other duties as assigned.
None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.
One (1) year of experience within an invasive cardiac catheterization laboratory that performs invasive cardiac catheterization and associated procedures. Education clinical experience for certification and/or licensure is acceptable.
Must have and maintain current registration as a:CCI Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS)and/or CCI Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES)and/or ARRT RT(R) - preferably with a VI or CI category designation. Current BLS and ACLS certifications.
Job Title SEAS STAFF-CV INV TCH REG
Facility Covenant Staffing Services
Department Name STAFFING SERVICES