Cardiovascular Technologist

Employer
MedStar Health
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jul 13, 2018
Closes
Jul 16, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
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 work in a multidisciplinary lab, working with a variety of service lines, in addition to diagnostic cardiac procedures. Procedures include: angiogram, bronchoscopy, bone marrow harvest, L/R heart caths, fistulagram, insertion of IVC filters/loop records, and renal biopsies.The incumbent in this position will assist with all invasive cardiovascular procedures. 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 Degree. BS preferred. EKG/hemodynamic monitoring. Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS), Registered Cardiovascular Technologist (RCVT), or Registered Radiology Tech (RT) required. BLS and ACLS certification required. Minimum of six months as a Cardiovascular Technologist. Additional exposure desirable or similar/related job experience. Current knowledge and techniques in Cath Lab, knowledge of cardiology meds, EKG monitoring, starting IV's, must be able to act quickly and remain calm in stressful and emergency situations. About MedStar Health MedStar 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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