The Cardiovascular Technologist (CVT) II will perform duties during patient care emergencies. Will work in teams and perform in fast-paced and dynamic patient care situations. Candidate is responsible for monitoring complex cases using Maclab, charging appropriately, saving and measuring images during interventions, etc. Responsible for assisting with Angiojet, Impella, IABP, ICE and rotoblade as well as ASD closures and valve interventions; circulating, scrubbing and monitoring. Responsible for STEMI call and STEMI intervention often following ACLS protocols.
Sharp Grossmont Cath Lab is a dynamic and team oriented department. We currently have three Cath Labs that support peripheral vascular cases performed in the main OR. Our staff includes RN's, RT's and CVT's. We have a strong team to support twenty plus physicians, including eight interventional cardiologists. Scrubbing, circulating, and monitoring all procedures in the Cardiac Cath Lab, including diagnostic and interventional procedures, peripheral vascular interventions, pacemaker insertions, and electrophysiology procedures.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is the largest not-for-profit, full-service acute care hospital in the region with 542 beds. The hospital has outstanding programs in heart care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, robotic surgery, mental health, stroke care and women’s health. In addition, the hospital’s Emergency and Critical Care Center is one of the most technologically advanced emergency and intensive care facilities in the nation.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is nationally recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for patient care and nursing practices. This designation is the “gold standard” for patient care and nursing excellence and is the highest honor awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
This position is located in La Mesa, CA in San Diego County
12 hour shift; Day; 6:30 AM - 7:00 PM; Weekend coverage: as needed; 30 minute response time is required
Required Skills and Qualifications
- Graduate of an accredited Invasive Cardiovascular Technologist (CVT) Program with Associates of Science degree
- Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
- Experience/knowledge scrubbing, circulating and monitoring
- Must demonstrate a professional attitude, good interpersonal skills and skill to work in team environment; must have some leadership skills
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
- One or more years of invasive Cardiovascular Technologist (CVT) experience
- Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS)
- IV Certification
- Current ACLS certification
- BS degree
- Bilingual (English/Spanish or Arabic)
Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.