Surgical Care Affiliates

Cardiovascular Technologist (Pool) - Glenwood Surgical Center

Job Locations US-CA-Riverside
# of Openings
1
Category
Per Diem
System ID
20490
Telecommute
No
Employee Type
Per Diem
Employee Status
Part-time
Group Name
TGS

Overview

Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA) is transforming specialty care in our communities. We relentlessly create value by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering exceptional care and healing to our patients and communities we serve. We are driven to achieve the quadruple aim in health care: high quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care. As a national leader in surgical care, SCA’s 10,000 teammates operate more than 250 surgical facilities that serve nearly 1 million patients per year. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com.

 

Why join SCA? Consider the following fantastic benefits…

  • Positive work culture
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance – eligible on Day 1 of employment
  • Paid time off plus 8 paid holidays
  • Maternity/paternity/adoption benefits
  • Employer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Excellent 401(k) Plan

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

Under general supervision, the Cardiovascular Invasive Technologist is responsible for ensuring safe procedures are carried out in the delivery of cardiac services to patients. Analyzes, uses and cares for all technical equipment and supplies and produces and maintains accurate records and reports as necessary. The Cardiovascular Invasive Technologist will scrub and assist the physician with cardiac, vascular and IR procedures. The Cardiovascular Invasive Technologist will be competent in hemodynamic monitoring, arrhythmia recognition, aseptic technique, and CVL scrub procedures and sterile equipment usage.

  • Ensure patient needs are met in accordance with instructions of physician and facility’s policies & procedures.
  • Demonstrates respect for co-workers & develops positive working relationships with other departments.
  • Communicates with courtesy when interacting with patients, physicians, facility staff, vendors and the public – in person, on the telephone, or by email.
  • Preforms the role of CVL scrub by anticipating the needs of the physician and keeping the circulating nurse informed of any needs throughout a procedure.
  • Ensures all supplies, equipment and medications are assembled prior to the start of the procedure.
  • Combines the knowledge of human anatomy, cardiovascular procedures, and implementation of tools and technologies to facilitate the physician’s performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.
  • Responsible for ensuring all new equipment requests are appropriately analyzed based on utilization and data from the provider.
  • Maintain radiation safety at all ties in accordance with radiation safety policies and procedures
  • Promotes safe environment. Takes appropriate action in emergency situations, being aware of and controlling hazards which may endanger patients, visitors, and employees. 

Qualifications

  • Education: Graduate from an AMA approved school of Radiological technology, or of certified RCIS program, AS or BS degree preferred.
  • High school graduate or equivalent required.
  • ARRT or RCIS Certification required.
  • Fluoroscopy Certification through Rocky Mountain Chapter of American Association of Physicist in Medicine required within 60 days of hire.
  • Current BLS and ACLS required.
  • Experience: Minimum of 3-5 years of cardiac cath lab experience.
  • Working Knowledge: Able to perform at a proficient level all radiology procedures related to the cardiac cath lab. Able to scrub and monitor to assist and perform all other tasks as needed to perform all cases in cath lab procedures including pacemaker, vascular, cardiac, and pain management procedures.  Able to provide direct patient care to the stable and acute patient.
  • Technical/Motor Skills: Ability to manipulate various types of electronic, radiographic, and clinical equipment. Calibrate and troubleshoot various types of cath lab and computer equipment. Ability to operate specialty equipment in the facility and to perform tasks at a “user” level.
  • Must be personable, friendly, and exhibit flexibility and positive interpersonal skills

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