RCIS:
Centura Health

121038-en_US
Centura Health
Lakewood Colorado
Healthcare
Description

St. Anthony Hospital is located in the western Denver suburb of Lakewood and is a Level I Trauma Center with four dedicated trauma rooms including the T-10 room, a dedicated field-to-surgery suite ready 24/7 for trauma surgeons and specially trained teams who provide life-saving care to the most severely ill and injured patients. St. Anthony proudly provides a full range of medical specialties and health care services to Denver and the surrounding region with a state-of-the-art medical campus.  If you’re looking to be part of a fast-paced environment where you can practice to the top of your profession in trauma, cardiology, stroke, neurosciences, breast imaging, cancer/oncology care, surgery and more, we encourage you to apply.  In addition to a new campus, supportive team and faith-based mission, we’re proud to be the recipient of numerous awards, certifications and accreditations from the American Heart Association; Chest Pain Center (CPC); American College of Cardiology; The Joint Commission’s National Quality Approval; Healthgrades (for Stroke, Critical Care and Prostate Surgery Excellence); the Emergency Nurses Association Lantern Award; NAPBC Accreditation; American College of Radiology and many others. For more information about St. Anthony Hospital, visit http://www.stanthonyhosp.org/.



Job Description/Job Posting ID: 121038



Recruiter Contact: Gwyn Williams (gwynwilliams@centura.org)



Clinic/Department: 7241 SAH CARDIOVASCULAR LAB 



Hospital: ST ANTHONY MEDICAL CAMPUS 



Schedule: Full-time



Shift: Days


Position Summary

Effectively assist physicians in performing a variety of highly specialized Cardiovascular procedures including, but not limited to, diagnostic and interventional catheterization, pacemaker/defibrillator implantation, intra-aortic balloon pump operation (IABP), and electrophysiology studies.



Minimum Education Requirements




  • A graduate of a diploma, associate or baccalaureate academic program in health science and one year of full-time experience in invasive cardiovascular technology or graduate of a programmatically accredited program in invasive cardiovascular technology unless RCIS was achieved before said educational requirements became mandatory via CCI



Minimum Experience Requirements




  • One year of Cardiac Catheterization Lab experience, preferred

  • Special procedures experience, preferred



License/Certifications




  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association

  • Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) through Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) or Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES) or Registered Radiologic Technologist (RRT) with post primary certification of Cardiac-Interventional Radiography through The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)

  • Colorado Surgical Assistant License within 6 Months of Hire unless performing Surgical Assistant duties within the scope of another active Colorado license, certification, or registration (required for Colorado employed staff only)

  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) upon hire or within 6 Months of Hire



Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )




  • Effectively assist physicians in performing a variety of highly specialized Cardiovascular procedures including, but not limited to, diagnostic and interventional catheterization, pacemaker/defibrillator implantation, intra-aortic balloon pump operation (IABP), and electrophysiology studies. Acute MI function of Circulator*

  • Evaluates and documents patient status and responds appropriately; intervenes/refers in a timely manner to ensure optimal patient outcomes.*

  • Reflects clinical expertise, competence, and proficiency based on knowledge/skills and exceeds essential job responsibilities per department standards.*

  • Reflects commitment to continued learning and sharing knowledge with patients and co-workers. Demonstrates

    “team player” characteristics. Is punctual, willing to assist others; participates in sub committees and initiates in-services.



  • Participates in performance improvement activities to evaluate care outcomes driven by an underlying curiosity & desire to know more. Accepts accountability for use of evidence to monitor and improve care based on regulatory and practice standards.

  • Effectively and safely uses equipment, time, personnel, and supplies to provide high quality, cost effective delivery of patient care.

  • Adapts to changing workload, patient needs, technologies, policies, regulation, census and staffing through priority setting and flexibility.*

  • Maintains high skill level through participation in CQI, in services, ongoing education, and attendance at 80% of staff meetings.

  • Ability to provide on-call coverage outside of standard scheduled hours per department and/or facility policy.*

  • Recognizes and promptly acts upon unusual results or patient response by informing primary health care team to ensure patient safety and foster optimal outcomes.*

  • Must be able to deal with many different personality types, ages and levels of consciousness of patients.*

  • Must be able to adjust approach based on patient/family level of understanding of test procedure.*

  • Promptly trouble-shoots and corrects recording instrument malfunction or unusual patient problems that interfere with recordings.*

  • Independently prioritizes clinical and administrative work and identifies process improvements.

  • Process patient and department records ensuring documentations of performed tests in accordance with hospital standards.*



Physical Requirements




  • Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly



 


 



Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. 

Basic Qualifications
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