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Cardiovascular Tech Full time Days

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   7/5/2017
Job Title: 
Cardiovascular Tech Full time Days
Job Category:   Clinical:Cardiac/Catheter/Perfusion/EKG/EP Lab
Location:   Tacoma
Washington
 
Job Description:   **Cardiovascular Tech Full time Days** **Description** CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country. Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team! Job Summary Performs diagnostic and therapeutic examinations of the heart and blood vessels under the direction of a licensed physician. Work includes but is not limited to (1) reviewing and/or recording pertinent patient history and supporting clinical data; (2) preparing patients for testing (3) performing appropriate clinical procedures and obtaining a record of anatomical, pathological, and/or physiological data for interpretation by a physician; (4) participating in interventional cardiovascular catheterization and/or cardiac electrophysiology procedures, including balloon angioplasty, stent insertion, radiofrequency ablation, and pacemaker and/or implantable defibrillator insertion (5) compiling a foundation of data that is interpreted by physicians in order to make a correct anatomic, physiologic, and pathologic diagnosis for each patient. Incumbents are also accountable for; keeping abreast of FHS standards, protocols and procedures relating to the department; keeping skills current; demonstrating evidence of continuing education to include department meetings, individualized learning opportunities from Cardiologist and related classes. Essential Duties Prepares/operates equipment to capture the correct detail of a requested scan area, per physicians’ direction and in adherence to department protocols. Delivers patient care for all age groups while in performing cardiovascular exams/procedures. Performs incidental general office duties to include; answering phone; scheduling; filing; maintaining patient records; ordering supplies. Participates in the training of the Cardiovascular Technology students. Additional Responsibilities Adheres to and exhibits our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence. **Qualifications** Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of Cardiovascular Technology. License/Certification: Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist 1 (RCIS) with Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) and licensure to practice in the state of Washington is required. Current healthcare provider BLS Certification. ACLS certification required. **Job** Patient Care Support **Primary Location** WASHINGTON-TACOMA-ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER **Daily Schedule** 630a-500p **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 80 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0119508
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Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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