Cardiovascular Invasvasive Technologist / FT / Days / Wyandotte

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Clinical/Allied Health
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199608 Requisition #

GENERAL SUMMARY:

 

The Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Technologist is responsible to assist in the performance of invasive testing and interventional procedures used in the detection and treatment of the heart and circulatory system within Cardiac Catheter, CTO and Structural Heart procedure rooms. RCIS Technologists must be able to be proficient in the functions of Monitoring, Circulating and Scrubbing.

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrates understanding of Cardiac, Vascular, Respiratory, and Renal, physiology and pathology.
  • Adheres to the principles of medical ethics as applied to the role of the Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Technologist.
  • Demonstrates thorough understanding of ECG and related medical terminology.
  • Recognizes ECG waveform morphology, wave patterns and their significance, including lethal arrhythmias.
  • Recognize and interpret ECG changes occurring in heart chamber enlargement and myocardial infarctions and is able to respond appropriately. (ACLS)
  • List and describe the most common cardiac pathologies, including symptoms and treatments.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of all of the Cardiac medications (Generic & Trade names) and the pharmacokinetics actions related to cardiac and vascular functions and properly documents the medications including indications for administration and dosages.
  • Recognizes and alerts physicians to abnormalities with clinical laboratory values for Arterial Blood Gases, electrolytes, hemoglobin, BUN and creatinine.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and is able to perform all components for a RCIS Tech. for a patient undergoing a full cardiac arrest.
  • Monitors a diagnostic cardiac catheter procedure.
  • Intervenes appropriately during and after a lethal arrhythmia using ACLS standards if warranted.
  • Identities coronary anatomy in cine angiographic projections.
  • Identify cardiac pressure waveforms and informs Interventional Cardiologist when applicable. Calculates basic hemodynamic parameters using the recording computer.
  • Records catheterization events in the database computer.
  • Understands the necessary supplies required, can provide them and set up a table to perform a diagnostic cardiac catheterization.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES REQUIRED:

  • Registered Cardiovascular Interventional Technologist.
  • Must be from a program accredidated by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program. (CAAHEP)
  • Maintain BLS and ACLS certificate


     Overview

       Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health

       care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education.  The system includes

       the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health

       insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory

       network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a

       full continuum of care.  In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care.

       The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600

       employees.  Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient.  The

       health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III.  To learn more, visit HenryFord.com.

     Benefits

       Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

       making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry

       Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

       Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are

       dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

       and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.  As an

       employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

       (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness,                 and a whole host of other benefits and services.  Employee's classified as contingent status are not         eligible for benefits.    

      Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

        Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is

        committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to

        race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

        weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,

        or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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