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Cardiac Cath Lab Tech

Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455

Category: Professional Job Number: 17888

 

Voca has an immediate opening available for a Cardio Cath Lab Tech in Minneapolis, MNIf you are interested, please forward your resume to Elizabeth "Izzy" Merrill at emerrill@myvoca.com and call her at 952-303-8123. Thanks!

 

Position Details 

Job Description

Demonstrates ability to safely and accurately operate equipment:

  • Operate monitor/recording equipment in all cardiac cath lab procedures.
  • Able to electrically and mechanically balance and calibrate pressure transducers and amplifiers in all rooms.
  • Troubleshoots and corrects ECG tracing problems
  • Operates tableside C-arm controls
  • Insures all POC testing equipment is maintained according to established standards
  • Applies prescribed three major principals of radiation safety at all times
  • Collects, assesses and maintains patient data
  • Enters patient demographics into both monitoring and x-ray equipment
  • Records all patient and monitor data on event log according to established guidelines.
  • Archives procedure to CD-Rom
  • Enters all data into computer system for accurate billing and patient procedure history
  • Reduces all right and left heart data to basic form for physician interpretation and reporting.
  • Assesses and documents pulses distal to catheter insertion site pre and post surgical
  • Recognizes rhythms and sudden hemodynamic changes.
  • Assists invasive cardiologist with all invasive coronary procedures.
  • Ability to scrub in all procedures in diagnostic and Interventional Cardiac Cath Lab and EP
  • Proficient in patient preparation and sterile tray set up.
  • Assists the cardiologist with required catheter and wire manipulation while maintaining the required sterile technique.
  • Assists with device placement in the lab, including sterile table set up and assisting the physician with procedure.
  • With use of computer, draw and calculate LV grams to include ejection fraction and stroke volume.

 

Qualifications

Minimum Level of Experience

  • Current CPR
  • ACLS (within 1 year)

Preferred Experience

  • 1-3 Years CVT experience

Minimum Level of Education

  • Vocational training or Associates degree as Cardiovascular/Electrophysiology Technician or Radiology Technologist

License/Certification/Registration Required

  • CVT
  • RTR
  • RCIS or RCES

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