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The Cardiovascular Tech 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 Cardiovascular Tech provides direct patient care for a variety of patient populations. Responsibilities also 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 Cardiovascular Tech works in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team, communicating abnormal or critical physiological responses and activating medical emergencies response plans.
Requires a high school diploma or GED and a minimum of 3 years' direct care experience in a healthcare or residential care setting or Certified Rhythm Analysis Technician (CRAT) Certification or Certified Cardiographic Technician (CCT), or a Bachelor's degree in a related health science field with direct care 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.
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CRAT (Certified Rhythm Analysis Technician) or CCT (Certified Cardiographic Technician) required within 1 year of hire. BLS certification required. There is a 12-month commitment to this position, which begins after the applicant obtains the CRAT/CCT.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $20.19 per hour.
Day shift with weekend, on-call, and holiday rotation. Must be able to work 8 hours shifts.
As part of a 24/7 team, technicians are hired into a specific shift (Day/Evening/Night), with the flexibility to pick up additional shifts, trade, and move into other schedules.
Weekend, on-call and holiday rotations
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