Phoenixville Hospital
Cardiovascular Technologist
At a glance
Location: US-PA-Phoenixville Map
Posted: 12/08/2019
Closing: 01/07/2020
Degree: 2 Year Degree
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Phoenixville Hospital
Job description

Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

 

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

 

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

 

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives



Responsibilities

Cardiovascular Technologist for Phoenixville Hospital’s Cath Lab

Hours:  Full-time, 10 hour days

On-call hours will be required (one weekend and 5 weeknights per month)

The Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Technologist (RCIS/RCVAT/RCT/RT) will set up and operate many various types of cardiovascular diagnostic equipment to determine the extent of the disease process, injury and/or illness. The RCIS/RCVAT/RCT/RT will perform direct patient care in the cardiac catheterization laboratory. This position requires a working knowledge of the right and left diagnostic cardiac catheterization, angioplasty and stenting. The individual should be familiar with IV insertion and maintenance, intra-aortic balloon pumps/impella insertion, peripheral indwelling catheter insertion and various other vascular and arterial procedures. The individual, through effective leadership, will maintain an environment of care, which supports and conveys the hospital’s mission and vision to all department members, and integrates this vision of service to encompass all departments within the hospital.



Qualifications

Education:

Associate Degree or Diploma in Cardiovascular Science

Experience/Knowledge/Skills:

-Ability to demonstrate initiative, sound decision-making skills and problem solving.

-Knowledge of Cath Lab testing procedures

-Strong organizational skills, ability to work independently with exceptional attention to detail.

-Knowledge of ECG interpretation.

-Knowledge of using Prucka MacLab

-Knowledge of using IABP/Rotoblator/Angiojet, IVUS and Medrad injector system.

Licenses/Certifications:

-Registered Cardiovascular Technologist (RCIS/RCVAT/RCT/RT)

-Current BLS and ACLS certification required

Cardiovascular Technologist