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Cardiovascular Technician

Company: Ascension
Location: Mequon
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Title:  Cardiovascular Technician

City, State:  Milwaukee, WI

Location:  Ascension Columbia St. Mary's Hospital

Department: Cardiac Cath Lab

 

**$8,000 Sign On Bonus with a 2 year employment commitment  for external candidates**

 

Schedule: 40 hours per week:

0700-1700 depending on patient schedule. On call rotation to include nights, weekends, and holidays.

 

Columbia St Marys has been recognized as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2021, 2020) By providing superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery, coronary interventional procedures, heart attack treatment, heart failure treatment, and heart valve surgery.

 

As part of this amazing team  you will assist with procedures to analyze, diagnose and treat the cardiovascular system .A cardiovascular technologist works in a cardiac cath lab and performs very complex procedures, including stent implants, Structured Heart (TAVR, Mitra Clips, and Watchman) Peripheral Artery Disease procedures and other tests to diagnose and treat heart and vascular disease. They take emergency calls and participate in saving the lives of those who are having a heart attack and acute vascular injury.

What You Will Do:

Assist with procedures to analyze, diagnose and treat the cardiovascular system.

  • Prepare patients for procedures. Review medical history, positions patients and cleans/shaves/numbs testing sites as appropriate.
  • Interpret, describe, and report test results; recognize recording errors and artifacts and react appropriately.
  • Monitor patient prior to, during, and after procedures and promptly report any abnormal findings in patient's condition.
  • Prepare and maintain equipment, supplies, and lab area.
  • Ensure equipment is properly functioning. Report potential problems or equipment malfunction to appropriate personnel. Lock/tag out equipment if appropriate.
  • Assist in maintaining a clean and orderly department.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.
  • One or more of the following required:
    • Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist credentialed from the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) obtained within 18 Months (1 1/2 year) of hire date or job transfer date.
    • Cardiographic Tech credentialed from the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) obtained within 18 Months (1 1/2 year) of hire date or job transfer date.
    • Radiologic Technologist specializing in Radiography credentialed from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) obtained within 18 Months (1 1/2 year) of hire date or job transfer date. General Radiography is also required in addition to any specialty. State Radiology Technologist licensure issued by Wisconsin Radiography Examining Board required within 18 months of hire date or job transfer date.
  • Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) preferred.

Education:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.
Additional Preferences:

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team:

For over 170 years, Ascension Wisconsin has been providing rewarding career opportunities at 20 hospital campuses and more than 100 related healthcare facilities from Racine to Eagle River. Nearly 20,000 Ascension Wisconsin associates currently serve in four locations throughout Wisconsin — Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, Ministry Healthcare, Columbia St. Mary's, and Affinity Healthcare. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities, and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement


Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Keywords: Ascension, Milwaukee , Cardiovascular Technician, Other , Mequon, Wisconsin

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