Cardiovascular Technician

Allina Health Systems Minneapolis , MN 55415

Posted 2 weeks ago

Number of Job Openings Available:


Date Posted:

September 07, 2023


31005006 AHMHI CV/EP Labs MPLS


Day/Evening (United States of America)

Shift Length:

10 hour shift

Hours Per Week:


Union Contract:


Weekend Rotation:


Job Summary:

Assists physician during diagnostic and interventional cardiovascular, electrophysiology or peripheral vascular procedures, including circulating, scrubbing, monitoring and hemodynamic monitoring/recording. Follows department policies to maintain a safe, efficient environment while caring for the patient.

Key Position Details:

  • Schedule: 4-10 Hour Shifts

  • Hours: 7AM-530PM

  • Weekend Call

Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities

  • Effectively operates laboratory equipment

  • Prepares and operates equipment within department, manufacturer and federal guidelines.

  • Performs quality control and basic troubleshooting as needed.

  • Promptly reports all equipment problems to appropriate source.

  • Performs scrub role activities

  • Ensures a safe and sterile environment for the patient.

  • Practices aseptic technique, maintains sterile field and reports/corrects any breaks in sterile technique.

  • Prepares the equipment and competently assists the physician during the procedure.

  • Understands the anatomy and physiology of the conduction system, and associated intra cardiac electrocardiographic signals.

  • Assists physicians in monitoring/circulator role

  • Detects and responds to changing patient conditions, observing EKG, blood pressure, and other electrograms.

  • Performs complete diagnostic and provocative pacing protocols under the direction of the physician.

  • Differentiates basic and complex arrhythmias and assists in mapping.

  • Records, compiles and enters patient data accurately into electronic medical record and image retrieval system.

  • Ensures safe environment for patients and staff

  • Protects self and others from injury by using equipment per manufacturer and department guidelines.

  • Uses transfer lifts, transport equipment and body mechanics to protect from injury.

  • Practices good habits of radiation safety.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Vocational or Technical Training graduate of accredited Cardiovascular Technology program required or

  • Bachelor's degree in life, physical science, or health care related field required

  • 0 to 2 years in Cardiovascular Lab or Electrophysiology preferred

  • BLS Tier 1 - Basic Life Support

  • Multisource required upon hire and
  • ACLS/BLS Tier 2-Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Allina Health required within 180 Days
  • Registered Invasive Cardiovascular Technology within 1 Year preferred

Physical Demands

Medium Work*:

Lifting weight Up to 32 lbs. occasionally (*Allina Safe Patient Moving Policy), Up to 25 lbs. frequently

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