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Certified Invasive Cardiology Technologist - RCIS

Company: Denver Health
Location: Denver
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary:The Certified Invasive Cardio Technologist performs adult diagnostic and interventional cardiovascular procedures. This position functions independently as an expert technologist who is a highly competent and clinically skilled member of the Invasive Cardiology Team at Denver Health, that includes registered nurses, cardiovascular technologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, cardiology fellows and faculty physicians. In addition to assisting the physicians with the most complex procedures, this position oversees the technical operations required for the performance of routine diagnostics through the advanced interventional cardiovascular procedures. The Certified Invasive Cardio Technologist performs all procedures with proficiency and demonstrates technical expertise, making a significant contribution to the diagnosis and treatment of patients with cardiac dysfunction. This Tech possesses expert clinical and technical knowledge which he/she applies to systematically and continuously collect and assess data in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team to provide therapeutic care with the patient and family. The person must demonstrate a high degree of understanding of the interpretation of cardiac arrhythmias and all invasive cardiology procedures. The individual must be competent in proper sterile technique and will assist the physician with implantation of permanent pacemakers, ICD's and BiV-ICD's. The individual must be competent in the operation and troubleshooting skills of specialty equipment and the x-ray system.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Demonstrated expertise related to Cardiovascular theory and technical skill.
  • Ability to effectively teach and precept staff in Cardiovascular theory and technical skills.
  • Effective oral and written professional communication skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate ethical and professional behavior at all times.
  • Serves as a role model to all personnel by demonstrating a high level of expertise with electrophysiology systems, including trouble-shooting skills, effective interactions with patients & staff, leadership ability and professional behavior. Education:
    • High School Diploma or GED Certificate required.
    • Graduate of a Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (CVIS) Technologist training program required.
    • Graduate from Electrophysiology Technologist program preferred.Experience:
      • Five years of previous Cath lab experience and/or (singular/combined) Electrophysiology Technologist work experience in a dedicated Electrophysiology Lab preferred.
      • Two years of experience as an Imaging Technologist may be considered in lieu of training program completion.Certificates, Licenses and Registration:
        • RCIS (Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Technologist) required.
        • Imaging Technician, registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technicians (ARRT) preferred.
        • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) American Heart Assoc. required. Location: Main CampusShift: Days; varied on-call shiftsWork Type: Full time Pay Range:Minimum: 30.53Midpoint: 38.22Maximum: 45.87All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.Denver Health is an integrated, high-quality academic health care system considered a model for the nation that includes a Level I Trauma Center, a 555-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 10 family health centers, 18 school-based health centers, Rocky Mountain Poison and Safety, a Public Health department, an HMO and The Denver Health Foundation.As Colorado's primary, and essential, safety-net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided billions in uncompensated care for the uninsured. Denver Health is viewed as an Anchor Institution for the community, focusing on hiring and purchasing locally as applicable, serving as a pillar for community needs, and caring for more than 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.Located near downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. As an EOE, Denver Health does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.Required
          Preferred
          Job Industries
          • Customer Service

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