EP Cardiovascular Technician

  • HCA North Florida
  • Oct 01, 2019
Full time Cardiovascular Technologist (CVT)

Description

North Florida Regional Healthcare is an organization centered around the community hospital in Gainesville, Florida — North Florida Regional Medical Center (NFRMC). NFRMC is a 432-bed, full-service medical and surgical acute care center serving North Central Florida and offering comprehensive cardiovascular care, oncology, orthopedics, neurosciences, minimally-invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery, weight loss surgery and treatment, senior care, women's health and wound therapy, among other services.

Your benefits include:

  • 401k
  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability benefits
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee discount program
  • Employee stock purchase program
  • Student loan repayment 

Position Summary: Serves in the capacity of the cardiovascular tech; assisting inpatient care through procedures.  Additionally is directly involved in assisting with EP procedures and the development of protocols. Cross trains cath lab staff to EP procedures to achieve a level of comfort in working with the new procedures and meet developed competencies that are developed.

  • Regulates the equipment used to archive X-ray images.
  • Responsible for recognizing all pressure forms and hemodynamic parameters recorded.
  • Utilizes supplies and equipment with efficiency.
  • Asses the physiological and psychological needs of each patient that is admitted to the CVL holding area.
  • Documents all appropriate information in complete, concise, neat, and accurate manner.
  • Responsible for acting as a preceptor.
  • Shows evidence of preparedness for specific invasive procedures.
  • Confirms current supplies prior to opening to prevent waste.
  • Aware of the patient's allergies prior to the selection of local anesthesia, prep, and contrast agent.
  • Drapes patient appropriately maintaining sterility of entry site and field.
  • Adheres to radiation protection measures reflected by low badge readings.
  • Informs the patient prior to draping or any patient contact.
  • Effectively achieves hemostasis causing minimum discomfort and bleeding.
  • Notifies the nursing floor of transport prior to leaving CVL. Signs patient in and out from floors per hospital policy.
  • Accurately relays all pertinent patient and case information to the receiving nurse.
  • Operates equipment while performing a variety of procedures.
  •  Responds to call back within 30 minutes

Company

North Florida Regional Medical Center

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Qualifications

Education Required: Technical training from CVT Program  

Experience Required: 1 year of related experience

Licensure/Certification: BLS and ACLS certified through the American Heart Association RCES and/or IBHRE eligible

 

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