Cardiovascular Technician

Allina Health Systems Minneapolis , MN 55415

Posted 1 week ago

Date Posted:

July 28, 2022


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:

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

  • Less than 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

Leadership Capabilities

  • See the Big Picture: Know where we are going as an organization. Use sound judgement and critical thinking to make good decisions that support our mission.

  • I know where Allina is going and how my role fits into this picture

  • I capture important lessons and share them to foster innovation

  • I am good at anticipating the implications of my decisions

  • I understand and apply the disciplines of continuous improvement

  • Inspire Greatness: Inspire others by connecting their purpose to the broader mission. Lead others through change and celebrate success.

  • I help my team connect to the broader mission

  • I see and fulfill my role in motivating the team around me

  • I celebrate success and help my partners see what is possible with change

  • I call out and address unexpected roadblocks or problems

  • Foster Learning and Growth: Role model growth, ongoing development and self-care. Empower, coach and encourage others to be at their best selves.

  • I role-model self-care and ongoing development

  • I share my knowledge and coach others to foster growth and success

  • I demonstrate enthusiasm for learning

  • I candidly advocate for the resources I need

  • I support my colleagues in their development and growth

  • Deliver Excellence: Set and align clear goals, measure results, and continually improve safety, quality, experience, and innovation.

  • I take ownership of outcomes and fulfillment of goals

  • I facilitate adjustments to assure positive results

  • I work with a sense of urgency, concern and determination

  • I use well-grounded approaches to create sustainable solutions repeatedly

  • I engage and foster improvements to impact safety, quality, and efficiency

  • Succeed Together: Connect with others authentically. Recognize the value of each individual and seek diverse points of view. Collaborate to succeed together.

  • I consider how decisions might impact my colleagues

  • I am generous in my commitment to supporting the needs of my partners

  • I respect others' opinions, praise good work and encourage all team members to be involved

  • I seek common ground and work to create mutually beneficial outcomes

  • Functional Competencies

  • Collaboration: Develops partnerships with internal team members.

  • Communication Skills: Able to communicate well in straight-forward situations.

  • Company Knowledge: Understands how his/her role relates to others on the team and the role of the team.

  • Functional Knowledge: Thorough understanding of his/her discipline and a rudimentary understanding of other disciplines.

  • Problem Solving: Arrives at a conclusion based on previous experiences and good judgment.

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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