Invasive Cardiovascular Technologist
Company: SCL Health
Posted on: November 11, 2019
You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as an
Invasive Cardiovascular Technologist / Cath Lab Technologist.
You know how to stay organized and move fast. You respond calmly in
high pressure situations.
Youre generous with your thoughts, your partnership and especially
your voice in the Cath Lab because your opinion matters.
Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something
even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be
strong, the right team is invincible.
Our Cath Lab has five state-of-the-art procedure rooms for
performing numerous heart and vessel imaging studies and
treatments. In the Cath Lab, highly trained specialists identify
and diagnose heart problems, use medicines to dissolve blood clots,
re-open blood vessels, and remove obstructions within blood
vessels. Within the Cath Lab is our specialized Electrophysiology
Lab (EP). Here, patients experiencing irregular heart rates
(arrhythmias) can undergo diagnostic exams to identify the specific
cause of the problem or to receive life-saving treatments such as
pacemaker or defibrillator implants.
We have 2 Cath labs, 3 EP labs, 2 hybrid labs, 1 multipurpose room,
3 IR suites. We are an accredited chest pain center with strong
STEMI program. Our labs perform all forms of cardiac and peripheral
interventional procedures, diagnose and treat all forms of
cardiovascular disease including balloons, stents, rhythm
management, peripheral vascular and structural heart. We work in
teams of 3, consisting of a cardiovascular technologist, a
radiologic technologist and an RN.
We are proud to be an accredited Chest Pain Center, a Primary
Stroke Center, and a private teaching hospital.
Saint Joseph Hospital is part of SCL Health, a faith-based,
nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered
care. Our 365-bed facility is one of the top-ranked hospitals in
Denver, and has been awarded the highest national recognition
possible for nursing excellence Magnet designation by the ANCC. We
are proud to extend the mission of SCL Health by providing care for
the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Our deep
community roots date back to 1873, making us one of the oldest
hospitals in Colorado.
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your
family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision
coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it
encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve
launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health.
Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools,
tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and Paid Time Off. We also
offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.
Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well
honor each others dignity and surpass the standards we set. Well
encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.
Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and
high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of
spirituality in healing.
Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to
As an Invasive CV Tech / Cath Lab Tech you need to know how to:
* Provide technical support during invasive cardiovascular
procedures. Provide patient care under the supervision of the
* Assist physicians in radiological imaging of cardiac and vascular
procedures, act as scrub assistant, maintaining sterile conditions
during clinical procedures. Operate imaging equipment and work in
the control room monitoring and documenting procedure images and
* Educate patients and families regarding the procedure and about
the expectations of the procedure. Teach patient and family about
pre and post procedure physical conditions.
* Assist in maintaining order and cleanliness of the unit. Maintain
appropriate stock levels for complex interventions and diagnostic
* Complete daily, progress and discharge documentation according to
departmental standards. Accurately document productivity
* Participate in quality and patient safety initiatives. Identify
potential areas for improvement including processes that could be
streamlined or revised to improve patient satisfaction. Identify
potential safety hazards that may create problems for patients
and/or staff, and take appropriate actions.
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which
is why we require:
* High School Diploma or equivalent, required
* Registered ARRT, required OR Registered Cardiovascular Invasive
Technologist RCIS, required within 18 months of hire OR Registered
Respiratory Therapist with CV specific certification or RCIS or
* Current BLS and ACLS certifications, required
* Associates Degree, preferred
* At least two (2) years of experience in Cardiology/Cath Lab,
YOUR NEXT MOVE.
Now that you know more about being an Invasive CV Tech / Cath Lab
Tech on our team we hope youll join us. At SCL Health youll
reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were
called to it in the first place.
Our facilities do not discriminate against any person on the basis
of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission or
access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs, services or
activities, or on the basis of sex (gender) in health programs and
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