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Cedars-Sinai Cardiac Cath Lab CV Tech I - 10-Hour Day Shift in Los Angeles, California

Job Description

Are you ready to bring your expert clinical skills to a world-class facility recognized as top ten in the country for cardiology? Do you have a passion for the highest quality and patient happiness? Then please respond to this dynamic opportunity available with one of the best places to work in Southern California! We would be happy to hear from you. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has been recognized as #1 in California and eight years in a row on the “Best Hospitals” Honor Roll by U.S. News & World Report, 2023-

  1. The Cardiovascular Intervention Center is a core element of the Smidt Heart Institute, performing more than 8,000 procedures a year. The department serves the populations of neonates to and including geriatrics. In this twelve-laboratory facility, we perform a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for coronary artery disease, heart muscle function and heart valve dysfunction.

As a Catheterization Lab Technician, you will use physiological monitoring/recording systems to create, manipulate, improve, and record analog and digital radiographic images used in diagnostic, electrophysiology and interventional cardio-vascular procedures and examinations. You will perform a range of technical and supportive patient care tasks in accordance with facility and regulatory requirements. Experienced CVTs that meet the qualifications of Tech I and also have three years' experience along with ACLS and RCIS may qualify for the CVT Tech II position.

Summary of Essential Duties:

  • Assists with CVIC procedures applying approved protocols per standards of practice for safety, speed, organization, precision, and accuracy based upon the department’s accrediting agency and/or department guidelines for exam protocols, adhering to department safety and productivity standards.

  • Scrubs, monitors, assists, and circulates safely and timely, supplying necessary equipment and performing vascular site management, while supporting FDA approved and clinical research procedures.

  • Performs all diagnostic tests, including coronary and structural heart intervention using electronic physiologic monitoring equipment and accurately records ECG, electrograms, hemodynamics, echocardiographic and other vital tracing obtained throughout the procedure.

  • Prepares and administers contrast and follows department procedures and guidelines in handling of contrast to maintain compliance with all safety requirements. Observes radiation and laser protection to regulatory safety requirements.

  • Performs sterile processing within guidelines for sterile field and equipment preparation, including inspection, counting, cleaning, patient and equipment transport, room stock, and documentation, with notification to supervisor and action needed for resolution.

Qualifications

Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • Successful completion of an Accredited CVT program with at least 800 hours of clinicals as part of that training program required

License/Certifications:

  • Basic Life Support from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross required

  • ACLS preferred. ACLS is required if put into a Tech II position

  • RCIS preferred. RCIS is required if put into a Tech II position.

Experience:

  • Previous Cath Lab experience preferred; graduates of a CV Tech program with no experience can be considered at the Tech I level

  • At least 3 years of Cath Lab experience required to qualify for Tech II position

  • Congenital Heart experience preferred

About Us

Cedars-Sinai is a leader in providing high-quality healthcare encompassing primary care, specialized medicine and research. Since 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, setting standards in quality and innovative patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars- Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow's health professionals. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a commitment to the community through programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.

About the Team

Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S., with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Choose this if you want to work in a fast-paced environment that offers the highest level of care to people in the Los Angeles that need our care the most.

Req ID : 2655

Working Title : Cardiac Cath Lab CV Tech I - 10-Hour Day Shift

Department : Cardiac Cath Lab

Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Job Category : Imaging

Job Specialty : Diagnostic Imaging

Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT

Primary Shift : Day

Shift Duration : 10 hour

Base Pay : $35.25 - $54.64

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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