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Cardiovascular Specialist- Cath Lab

Requisition R138063 Market Toledo, Ohio Department Cath Lab - St. Vincent Shift Days/Afternoons Schedule Full-time

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Job Description

Assists with cardiac invasive procedures in the Cardiovascular Cath Lab (CVCL) by calibrating equipment, preparing supplies, devices and instruments for the procedure including patient preparation, as well as monitoring and operating all devices during and after the procedure. Assists with the collection of diagnostic date during the procedures. Maintains an electronically and radiologic safe environment in the CVCL. Assists with the coordination, implementation, and evaluation of patient care under the supervision of the physician in the CVCL to promote safe, efficient, and therapeutic patient care.  Assists in the provision of care to adult and geriatric patients.

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of an Invasive Cardiovascular Specialty Program with Certification/Registry (RCIS) in the field and/or licensed as a Radiographer or Certified/Registered as a Respiratory Therapist with experience or specialty certification as a Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist.  Associates or Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.

Experience

  • 1 year current Cardiovascular Lab experience.

Knowledge and Abilities:

Demonstrates knowledge and skill in Cardiovascular Lab theory and practice.

Demonstrates good leadership and communication skills, flexibility and creativity.

Demonstrates a philosophy of continuous quality improvement and commitment to clinical excellence.

Maintains and develops knowledge and personal growth by attending workshops/in-services to maintain licensure and/or certifications.

Registration, Certification or Licensure Requirement:

  • Current Ohio Radiographer License or, Certification/Registration as a Respiratory Therapist, and/or Current Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialty Certification; Basic Life Support; Advanced Life Support.

Working Conditions:

  • Works in a normal patient care environment where there is exposure to communicable diseases, noxious odors, and Biohazard substances. 
  • Exposure to Biohazard waste  and Radiation requiring strict adherence to universal precautions and radiation safety standards.
  • Prolonged, extensive or considerable standing/walking, often while wearing a lead apron and surgical mask.
  • Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients.
  • Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling and crouching.
  • May be exposed to physically and/or verbally aggressive individuals.
  • Able to call after hours and on weekends with the ability to return to the Cath Lab within 30 minutes.

May be asked to assume the role of charge to facilitate patient throughput, staff breaks, and any other daily operational needs of the department under the supervision of the CVCL supervisor.

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

36

Work Shift:

Days/Afternoons

Department:

Cath Lab - St. Vincent

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com

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Luis F., RN

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Luis F. Registered Nurse
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