Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.
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Location: Madison, Wisconsin
Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin as a Cardiovascular Technologist We are seeking a Cardiovascular Technologist to: - Practice in a technologically advanced and dynamic interventional procedural area - Be an integral member of our talented multidisciplinary team - Assist with scrubbing, circulating and monitoring invasive cardiovascular procedures - Care for critically ill patients having heart attacks and help saves lives Education: Minimum - Graduate of a Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (CVIS) Technologist training program. Two (2) years of experience as an Imaging Technologist may be considered in lieu of training program completion. Work Experience: Preferred - Two (2) years of Cardiovascular Technologist work experience in a Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Licenses and Certifications: Minimum – If an Imaging Technologist, then registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Basic Life Support/CPR certification. ACLS certification within 6 months of hire date. Preferred - RCIS, RCIT, or HRS CEPS Certification of Special Competency in Cardiac Electrophysiology for Associated Professionals. Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: - Self-motivated & directed with regard to an increasing level of understanding and knowledge. - Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects and meets objectives and deadlines. - Effective oral and written professional communication skills. - Ability to demonstrate ethical and professional behaviors at all times. - Ability to maintain patient confidentiality and privacy. - Ability to use initiative and independent judgment. - Ability to work independently. - Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with patients, families, healthcare professionals and external vendors. - Knowledge regarding quality improvement and standards of care within practice area. - Capable of demonstrating flexibility with demands of external/internal customers placed on operating functions of the department. - Basic computer skills required. - Capable of wearing lead aprons for extended periods of time. - Physical ability to lift and position patients and assist with patient transfers utilizing beds or stretchers. On Call Requirement - Call response time of 30 minutes from pager activation to arrival, dressed in scrubs and reported to F6/3 HVC Procedure Center Physical Requirements: Medium: Ability to lift up to 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds. W ork Schedule: 100% FTE, 40 hours per week. Scheduled 8 and 10 hour shifts will be between the hours of 6:00 am - 6:00 pm, Monday - Friday. Required on-call rotation after hours, weeknights, weekends and holidays with 30 minute response time. Hours may vary based on the needs of the department. University Hospital in Madison is a Magnet®-designated facility that’s ranked Wisconsin’s #1 hospital and considered one of the nations leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral centers. Lean more about this opening UW Hospital and Clinics benefits UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.