CARDIAC TECH

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
Aug 08, 2017
Closes
Aug 29, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:
We are seeking a full-time/night shift Cardiac Tech for our 37-bed Cardiac Cath Holding Unit at Sentara Heart Hospital.

Position Highlights:
    Employee Satisfaction: Hampton Road's chosen Employer of Choice for over 10 yearsStability: 125 plus years of no company layoffs. Market: Sentara Heart Hospital, a quaternary care facility, is #2 for Cardiology & Heart Surgery center in Virginia and #24 in the nation for best heart programs. Location: We are located in the Hampton Roads area surrounded by beaches, historic landmarks dating as far back as the Revolutionary War of 1776, top rated school systems, and seven cities full of life, events, and celebration.
What you will do:
    We are a CARE Unit: Cardiac Assessment, Recovery, and Evaluation Unit.This position is a night shift. Our unit is open 24/7 hours a day. This position will work 12 hour shifts. Rotating weekends are required. The unit prepares and recovers patients for procedures in the Cath and EP Labs as well as the Cardiac OR for surgery.The average patient volume each day is approximately 60-70 patients. Preferred applicants will have experience as a Nursing Care Partner or EMT.

Aids physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of heart, lung and blood vessel disorders by conducting invasive and non-invasive diagnostic tests of cardiovascular and pulmonary systems; maintaining equipment and recording test results.

Education Level
High School Grad or Equivalent

Experience
None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

License
Required: Basic Life Support

Preferred: Cert Cardiographic Tech

Skills
Required: Communication, Time Management

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
EKG Holter Monitor Hook-up experience preferred. On the job training required.

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