Cardiovascular Technologist

CHI Health Chattanooga , TN 37402

Posted 3 weeks ago

Overview
CHI Memorial, now part of CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, offers full-spectrum vascular care to the residents of Chattanooga and the surrounding communities. We have an opportunity for a Vascular Sonographer to our team of imaging professionals specializing in advanced imaging service.

Important Note: Nicotine is part of our pre-employment drug screen

  • Responsibilities

The Cardiovascular Technologist in the Cath Lab is responsible for all aspects of care related to adult inpatients or
outpatients undergoing procedures in the Cardiac Cath Lab. Applies knowledge of growth and development to perform
detailed assignments and interventions. Provides consistent care based on the changing physical and psychosocial needs,
unique to the patient. This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of professional
work to be performed. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities
and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Effective verbal and written communication skills
Sterile technique
Administration and knowledge of medications given to the patient under the supervision of the physician
Operate physiologic monitoring equipment
Operate all equipment related to coronary procedures (IABP, Impella, IVUS, FFR, rotational atherectomy,
temporary pacemaker generator, ISTAT, MedRad injector, Angiojet and manual thrombectomy)
Management of blood samples and calculations
Use of general patient care equipment and communication equipment
Successfully complete all annual competencies
Use of unit-specific equipment (computers, copiers, etc.)
Daily QA and trouble-shooting skills for radiographic equipment
Knowledge, advocate, and employ techniques for radiation safety
Knowledge of CPAC data storage system
Good telephone and communication skills
Ability to adapt to changes in health care technology
Other duties assigned by management

  • Qualifications

Must have completed accredited program for Radiology Technologist
or Respiratory Therapist or Cardiovascular Technologist

National License ARRT for Radiology Technologist or Tennessee
Respiratory Therapist for RRT or National RCIS for Registered
Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist
AHA BLS
AHA ACLS (within 3 months of hire)

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