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Cardiovascular Technologist

Company: CHI Memorial Chattanooga
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Overview
CHI Memorial Hospital, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, is once again the only hospital in the Chattanooga area to be named a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be the regional referral center of choice providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia. CHI Memorial Hospital provides you with the same level of care you provide for others. We care about our employees well-being and offer benefits that complement work/life balance. -We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft
  • Adoption Assistance
  • On-site childcare (Downtown campus) with extended hours
  • On-site employee gym (Downtown campus) with extended hours- Discounted fee
  • Free Premium Membership to Care.com with preloaded credits for children and/or dependent adults
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
  • Wellness Program We invite you to join CHI Memorial Hospital today! 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)

Keywords: CHI Memorial Chattanooga, Chattanooga , Cardiovascular Technologist, Other , Chattanooga, Tennessee

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