Cardiovascular (CV) Tech - Heart Rhythm Services - NightsJob ID 180085BR Date posted 05/11/2022
- Phoenix, Arizona
- Full Time
- Cardiovascular Medicine
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The CV Technician provides surveillance, analysis, synthesis and preliminary interpretation of patients’ heart rhythm patterns and physiological parameters while at rest and/or during exercise and/or in response to medication administration or other impacting procedure. The CV Technician provides direct patient care for a variety of patient populations. Responsibilities include a working knowledge of various monitoring/testing devices and systems, equipment calibration, identifying and troubleshooting equipment failures, preparing patients/equipment for testing and/or monitoring, assessing for appropriate type of testing/monitoring, providing patient education on procedures, and accurately recording physiological data and preliminary interpretations in multiple reporting systems. The CV Technician works in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team, communicating abnormal or critical physiological responses and activating medical emergency response plans.
The Cardiovascular Technician performs diagnostic procedures that include , 24-48 hour, 12 lead and extended wear ambulatory electrocardiography, real time ambulatory ECG monitoring, Tilt Table Testing, Injectable loop recorder (ILR) insertions (minimally invasive surgical procedure performed in the outpatient setting), event recorders, trans-telephonic pacemaker follow-up and ILR arrhythmia monitoring.
The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span. The ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and appropriately interpret information relative to the patient's age-specific needs is required.
Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Must be highly organized, efficient with advanced critical thinking skills to work in this team oriented environment. Must have a keen attention to detail and the ability to multi-task. Availability to work flexible hours, which may include days, evenings, nights, holidays and weekends. Adapts to unpredictable situations within the patient care setting. Previous monitor technician experience preferred. Previous health-care experience preferred. Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
- Requires a high school diploma or GED
- A minimum of 1-year experience in a healthcare of residential care setting.
- Certified Rhythm Analysis Technician (CRAT) certification or Certified Cardiographic Technician (CCT) or bachelor’s degree.
- Direct patient care experience or currently in a nursing or other health care program is preferred.
- Education aligned with a related health science field and experience in a healthcare or residential care setting.
- Basic knowledge of ECG interpretation, cardiac terminology and cardiac medications is preferred.
- Must be able to work collaboratively with others in a team setting to ensure high quality patient care.
- Must demonstrate strong critical thinking skills, be able to multitask and be flexible with changes in the work-flow.
- Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Must be able to concentrate, pay attention to detail and remain focused for extended periods during the work shift.
License or certification
- Basic Life Support certification is required upon hire and must be valid for 90 days or greater from start date. Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) competency.
- Demonstrated ECG proficiency required annually.
- CRAT (Certified Rhythm Analysis Technician or CCT (Certified Cardiographic Technician) required within 1 year of hire.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $19.14 per hour.
Hours / Pay period
Night shift 7 pm to 7:30 am, rotating days. Required flexibility in working at either one of the Phoenix or Scottsdale campus locations. Potential for telework after demonstrated experience/productivity.
Orientation and Training will be approximately 6-12 weeks, depending upon relevant experience and will be on day shift Monday-Friday.. May have varying start and end times.
Night shift, 7 pm to 7:30 am, rotating weekends and holidays. May be required to work to work at the Phoenix or Scottsdale campus location.
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