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AdventHealth CV Technologist in Shawnee, Kansas

Description

CV Technologist AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address:

9100 West 74th Street, Merriam, KS 66204

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019

  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962

  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility

  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses

Work Hours/Shift:

Monday – Friday

8:00AM – 5:00PM

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Facilitates a culture of teamwork, cohesiveness, and excellence.

  • Performs all cardiovascular procedures according to hospital and department policies

  • As a technologist scrubs in and assists physicians utilizing sterile technique

  • Sets-up, operates, and maintains equipment and supplies for each procedure.

  • Holds pressure on arterial and venous sites and applies sterile dressing to puncture site after hemostasis is achieved.

  • Assists physicians in invasive cardiology procedures.

  • Administers contrast media competently.

  • As a technologist, preps patient for sterile procedure and maintains sterile field, selects proper technical factors on an individual patient basis for each examination.

  • Transfers and positions patients; applies sterile dressing to injection site, cleans and disinfects equipment in procedure room.

  • Maintains physiological monitoring equipment and supplies, prepares room for procedure (including sterile field), selects proper catheters and guide wires for each procedure, provides immobilization devices as required, operates Medrad Injector; selects proper pressure, rates and volume for each injection, operates and maintains equipment, calculates catheter data, administers opaque media appropriately.

  • Uses good body mechanics when transferring patients. Transfers and positions patient’s pre and post procedure.

  • Takes scheduled emergency call and arrives within 30 minutes per department policy.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Associate degree or Graduate of a Technical School

  • BLS obtained through the American Heart Association

  • Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) OR

  • Registered Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) and Kansas Licensed Radiologic Technologist (LRT) OR

  • Kansas Registered Nurse License and Kansas Licensed Radiologic Technologist (LRT)

Job Summary:

Under the direction of a cardiologist, the CV Technologist performs cardiology procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision of technical detail. Performs a variety of cardiovascular technical procedures that will require independent judgment with ingenuity and initiative to apply prescribed ionizing radiation for radiologic diagnosis.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

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