Providence Noninvasive Cardiovascular Techncian in San Pedro, California
Providence is calling a Noninvasive Cardiovascular Techncian (Part-Time/Day Shift) to Providence Little Company of Mary San Pedro Hospital in San Pedro, CA.
We are seeking a Noninvasive Cardiovascular Techncian who will provide direct care of patients, ages new born through geriatric, with deficiencies and abnormalities associated with the heart. The position has responsibilities mainly in the performance of various non-invasive cardiovascular exams and non-invasive vascular exams for the diagnosis of cardiovascular, cerebrovascular and peripheral arterial diseases.
In this position you will:
Perform non-invasive vascular exams including peripheral arterial studies and scans of the upper and lower extremities, venous duplex imaging of the upper and lower extremities, carotid duplex imaging, trans-cranial duplex imaging, aortic and other related vascular work per department need. Analyze data obtained and communicates this information to the medical and nursing staff when appropriate.
Perform Holter monitor application and scanning per department policy and procedure manual. Analyze and compile appropriate reports for physician review.
Assist physicians in performing treadmills and Cardiolite treadmills, including proper preparation, hook-up and education of the patient, and notification of other departments involved.
Perform 12-lead and Late Potential Signal Averaged EKGs using appropriate hook-ups, settings and orientation of equipment. Prepare EKGs for review by physicians, performs editing of reviewed tracings, copies and distributes confirmed tracings appropriately.
Properly identify patients, labeling exam materials and completing logbooks, computer records and other documentation appropriately and in a timely manner. Notifies physicians in a timely manner of completed tests requiring their review, including significant findings affecting patient care.
Perform general office duties such as transcription, copying and distributing physician’s dictated reports with a 24-our period with a 99% accuracy rate. Proficient at scheduling all cardiology procedures. Answer telephone in a friendly, timely and efficient manner.
Maintain equipment/supplies and keeps equipment and department in a clean environment. Troubleshoot equipment when necessary and notifies proper authorities when unable to resolve.
Remain current with skills and education needed for new procedures and technology as they are added to the departmental duties.
Respond to pages, beeps and stat calls in a timely fashion following department protocol. Calls in appropriate personnel for requested stat calls during off hours (i.e.: Echo Techs). Participate in after-hour call for venous and other vascular coverage as necessary for department coverage.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Associate's Degree Completion of non-invasive vascular program
Current BLS card; RQI must be completed within the first 90 days of employment
Two (2) years of experience in non-invasive EKG testing in an acute care setting.
One (1) year of Vascular Scanning experience to include Peripheral Arterial/Venous and Cerebrovascular studies.
Requires excellent organizational skills, time management and flexibility to adjust personnel work hours to meet the department’s needs.
Must be available and participate in the rotating “On-Call” schedule with other staff members.
Must be able to accurately complete assigned tasks and be detail oriented.
Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the position as defined on the RU-91 form.
Requires the ability to establish and maintain a courteous and cooperative (service-oriented) working relationship with patients, families, visitors, hospital staff and co-workers.
Requires the ability to fluently speak, read, write and understand the English language.
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro is a 259-bed nonprofit hospital that has served the Harbor and greater South Bay communities since 1925. Our Medical Center offers a comprehensive array of medical and surgical services each distinguished by innovation, quality and excellence in its respective area. We received the CHART “Certificate of Excellence” for receiving superior or above average results across the majority of outcomes and process measures publicly reported by CHART. We ranked in the top 21 among more than 240 hospitals throughout the state compared by California Healthcare Foundation, and were the first location in the South Bay to carry the Gold Seal of Approval® from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers. As a member of Providence Health & Services, we are continually driven by the caring tradition of our heritage – the foundation of our Mission and core values – to embrace respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship. Providence Health & Services today celebrates unprecedented growth, recognition for top quality health care, a vibrant employee culture where new ideas are encouraged and a drive to help the underprivileged - all with an eye toward the future.
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Job Category: Cardiopulmonary Techs (Cath, EP and Other)
Location: California-San Pedro
Req ID: 271474