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Invasive Cardiovascular Technician *$10,000 Hiring Bonus*

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Torrance
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description Providence is calling an Invasive Cardiovascular Technician (Full-Time/Day Shift) to Providence Little Company Of Mary Torrance Hospital in Torrance, CA. $10,000 Hiring Bonus for eligible external candidates who meet all conditions for payment- this is in addition to the fantastic benefits and compensation package offer by Providence that begin on your fist day of employment. Apply today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with additional questions from our MODERN HIRE screening and interview system. Please upload a current resume and complete application reflecting all relevant experience. We are seeking an Invasive Cardiovascular Technician who will monitor and record all hemodynamic data. Has the ability to scrub on all case types in the Angiography center. Employee will assist in the Angiography center following established hospital policy and procedure set forth. Employee will provide patient care to the following age groups: young, middle, and older adults. In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate ability to assist physician scrubbing all case types.
  • Demonstrate ability to perform Hemodynamic and cardiac monitoring on all patients.
  • Demonstrate ability to perform emergency care under BCLS and activate the code blue process.
  • Complete all documents involved in patient care legibly and in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrate the ability to set up and maintain a sterile field.
  • Use good body mechanics when transporting, sheath removal, anatomical positioning of patients or with moving patients.
  • Demonstrate ability to safely and competently perform therapeutic/diagnostic interventions under the direction of a physician according to hospital policy and procedure. To include but not limited to:
  • Routine pre and post cardiovascular teaching.
  • Sterile technique with set-up for all procedures.
  • Scrub duties.
  • Monitoring duties.
  • IABP set up.
  • Oxygen delivery.
  • Hemodynamic monitoring 12 lead EKG.
  • Preparing cardiovascular reports.
  • Doppler indexes.
  • Demonstrate the ability to safely and competently use equipment directly involved in patient care.
  • Obtain -necessary in-service prior to equipment used.
  • Assure that equipment is operating prior to use.
  • Use all equipment according to hospital policy and procedure.
  • Function to position patient to best demonstrate the area of interest, respecting patient's ability and comfort. Immobilizes patient as required for appropriate exam.
  • Responsible for maintaining stock rooms, cleaning rooms and instruments between cases.
  • Ability to participate in standby call schedule for emergency coverage after hours and on weekends after a reasonable training period, not to exceed six months. Must be able to respond to hospital within 30 minutes of call. Minimum one day a week and one weekend a month.
  • Delegate duties and tasks to others after assessment of capability, determination of scope of practice, responsibilities and awareness of staff members' performance standards.
  • Demonstrate priority setting ability and organizational skills.
  • Accept assignments willingly or discusses concerns appropriately, keeping continuity of care uppermost in mind.
  • EP Related Duties:
  • Demonstrate the ability to assist and monitor with all EP cases.
  • Demonstrate the ability to setup sterile fields for EP cases.
  • Understanding of the electrophysiology of the heart and abnormalities which may occur.
  • Demonstrate the ability to setup and perform radiological procedures on all EP patients.
  • Ability to run and diagnosis advanced EP monitoring to include additional channel beyond basic 12 lead.
  • Documentation/Information Management:
  • Ensure clinical data is correct and appropriate for specific procedures being requested. Ability to demonstrate correct spelling of patient name, physician name and use of mnemonics.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of the hospital information system and other computer based communication and data base systems.
  • Perform documentation that is timely, accurate and concise per department and hospital policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrate confidentiality in using own password and all patient care modules.
  • Respect patient and family rights/privacy ensuring confidentiality at all times.
  • Proficient in the use of copier, fax machine, Meditech and department computer systems.
  • Demonstrate appropriate telephone etiquette stating name, department and a greeting. Answers telephone in three rings.
  • Leadership/Supervision:
  • Consistently plans work duties and assignments to achieve maximum efficiency. Coordinate breaks with other members of the team to maintain adequate coverage at all times.
  • Ensure completion of all procedures and assignments during assigned shift and appropriately and adjusts schedule to meet demands of the workload.
  • Demonstrate the ability to prioritize work load and uses slow periods productively and to enhance job knowledge.
  • Assist with orientation/training of employees new to the department.
  • Work with minimal supervision for the successful completion of job duties.
  • Demonstrate awareness of, and compliance to legal issues in respect to patient care. Maintains complete confidentiality of all patient and hospital related information.
  • Development:
  • Assume responsibility and accountability for own professional growth and practice. This includes maintaining current licensure and as appropriate and completing all required in-service education.
  • Attend all assigned staff development activities for department including minimum attendance at all scheduled staff/hospital meetings.
  • Participate in cross training activities when necessary.
  • Recognize and perform duties which need to be performed although not directly assigned.
  • Competency Charting/Performance Improvement:
  • Actively participates in the hospital's continuous quality improvement programs.
  • Maintain awareness/involvement in departmental/hospital performance improvement and quality control activities.
  • Participate and understand performance improvement principles in job performance.
  • Comply with department performance improvement process.
  • Meet department/hospital customer service standards in the performance of duties.
  • Budget Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for knowledge of and compliance with the budget and staffing standards.
  • Identify opportunities for cost containment.
  • Usenand maintain inventory of office and medical supplies efficiently and reorders through appropriate personnel when necessary.
  • Report to supervisor any suggestions to increase productivity or quality or work. Required qualifications for this position includes:
    • Education to meet certification, license or registration requirement.
    • Computer entry and word processing.
    • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS).
    • Certification in ACLS.
    • Basic medical terminology and abbreviations.
    • Ability to accurately complete assigned tasks, must be detail oriented and able to organize work and prioritize assignments.
    • Ability to establish and maintain a courteous and cooperative (Service-Oriented) working relationship with patients, families and co-workers. About the hospital you will serve Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital that has served the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We have a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology while providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women's and Children's Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care. We are proud to be named one of the Top 50 U.S. Hospitals for Heart Care by Thomson Reuters, the only community hospital in California to receive this honor. We were one of five hospitals in the United States recognized by American Hospital Association-McKesson for leadership and innovation in quality improvement. We received The Choice Award by AAHCP for Outstanding Customer Service Delivery, and were one of 24 hospitals and health systems in the nation to receive the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance. As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person, and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community. About Providence At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Requsition ID: P351161 Company: Providence Jobs Job Category: Cardio Services Job Function: Clinical Care Schedule: Full time Shift: Day Career Track: Clinical Professional Department: 7014 LCMT CATH LAB Address: CA Torrance 4101 Torrance Blvd Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

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