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Cardiovascular Technician - Temporary

Location: Santa Clara, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 826320 Date posted: 09/21/2019
Description:

The position is primarily responsible for assisting physicians in the Cardiology/Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory activities, including diagnostic, interventions and therapeutic cardiac procedures within an inpatient or outpatient environment. Provide technical and analytical support during invasive diagnostic procedures for patients requiring cardiovascular services, monitoring and observing of patients; circulating and hemodynamic monitoring during diagnostic and interventional procedures; pre and post procedure teaching, pre procedure patient prep; emergency interventions.



Essential Functions:


- The position is primarily responsible for assisting physicians in the Cardiology/Cardiac Catheterization &/or Electrophysiology Laboratory activities, including diagnostic, interventions and therapeutic cardiac procedures within an inpatient or outpatient environment.
- Provide technical and analytical support during invasive diagnostic procedures for patients requiring cardiovascular services, monitoring and observing of patients; circulating and hemodynamic monitoring during diagnostic procedures; pre and post procedure teaching, pre procedure patient prep; emergency interventions.
- Performs other duties as needed appropriate to scope of practice to meet the needs of the department.
- Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no supervisory responsibility.

Basic Qualifications:


- Completion of a two (2) year training program in cardiopulmonary technology or successful completion of a six (6) month on the job training program in a licensed catheterization laboratory. 

- BLS required.

- ACLS required.

- Exhibits clinical knowledge of aseptic technique and able to adapt to procedural variations.

- Must be able to take call on a regular rotating basis as a member of the Cardiac team, including flexible hours and weekends.

- Able to communicate clearly both written and verbal in English.

- Able to serve as a preceptor and mentor as required.

- Must be able to work in a Labor Management Partnership environment.


 


Preferred Qualifications:


- Current CV Technician certification preferred.

- Cardiac scrub experience preferred.

- Able to scrub in basic surgical specialties preferred.


Permanente is proud to be an equal
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regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies
and procedures. Kaiser Permanente is
proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Primary Location: California,Santa Clara,Santa Clara Hospital 700 Lawrence Express Wy. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, *Expected length of employment up to 3 months & Scheduled days and hours are dependent on departmental needs and may include holidays and weekends Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 6:30 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Temporary Employee Group/Union Affiliation: United Healthcare Workers - West Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Patient Care Services (Non RN) Department: Cardiac Procedure Unit ( CPU ) Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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