Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Technician - Per Diem

Employer
MedStar Health
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
May 17, 2018
Closes
May 21, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
MedStar Georgetown University Hospitalis a not-for-profit, acute-care teaching and research hospital with 609 beds located in Northwest Washington, DC Founded in the Jesuit principle of cura personalis caring for the whole personMedStar Georgetown is committed to offering a variety of innovative diagnostic and treatment options within a trusting and compassionate environment. MedStar Georgetowns centers of excellence include neurosciences, transplant, cancer and gastroenterology. Along with Magnet nurses, internationally recognized physicians, advanced research and cutting-edge technologies, MedStar Georgetowns healthcare professionals have a reputation for medical excellence and leadership. General Summary of Position: The incumbent in this position will perform non-invasive testing for use in the diagnosis of heart and vascular diseases. This includes exercise stress testing, pacemaker evaluation, tilt table, Holter Monitor, SAECG, transtelephonic monitoring, ECG, and respiratory analysis. The cardiovascular technologist facilitates the operational activities of these functions. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures and standards. Qualifications: Associate or Bachelor of Science degree preferred . Current registration or registry eligible (sit for exam with 1 year of hire) in one of the following: Accreditation as an Exercise Test Technologist by the AmericanCollegeof Sports Medicine(ACSM), Registered Cardiovascular Technologist (CVT) by the American Society for Cardiovascular Professionals, Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), Certified Cardiovascular Technician (CCT) BLS PALS and or ACLS is preferred. One year experience preferred. Current knowledge in the field of cardiovascular physiology, coronary disease, multiple system illnesses and familiar with effective methods of patient and family teaching. Individual must be adaptable in order to perform in all aspects of non-invasive cardiovascular testing. The individual must be able to remain calm and function in emergency situations. About MedStar HealthMedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, DC, region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.

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