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CARDIOVASCULAR SPECIALIST - REX HVS ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY

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Job Description

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BASIC JOB DUTIES ARE AS FOLLOWS:
* Maintains an environment of safety for patients, self and others.
* Documents history and physical assessment for patients undergoing procedures within the cath lab.
* Explains procedures and treatments to patients to gain patient cooperation and understanding and allay apprehension.
* Prepares patient for procedure by positioning and using appropriate equipment.
* Operates diagnostic imaging equipment to produce contrast enhanced radiographs of heart and cardiovascular system (angiocardiograms).
* Operates multichannel physiologic monitor to measure and record functions of cardiovascular and pulmonary systems of patient during cardiac catherization.
* Observes patient, records significant conditions and reactions. Communicates with physician regarding patient's condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and other significant incidents.
* Assists Physician in diagnostic and interventional procedures.
* Provides technical assistance as needed.
* Complies with departmental, hospital, and regulatory policies and procedures.
* Accepts responsibility for personal growth and development and professional accountability. 

Qualifications

EDUCATION
Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school and applicable allied health license or certification preferred.
 
EXPERIENCE
Experience in invasive cardiology and procedures is preferred. If not Radiologic Tech certified, a minimum of three years of cardiac cath lab experience is required. 


LICENSURE:
Certified Respiratory Therapy Technician (CRTT)

Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or Respiratory Care preferred 

Primary Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Department: REXH-24200-Electrophysiology

Shift: Day Job

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