Cardiovascular Technologist Non-Invasive
Bachelor’s Degree in Cardiovascular Technology or related discipline, or Graduate from an accredited program in cardiovascular technology, health science, cardiac ultrasound or health care field (two years) after High School required
Registration with relevant professional organization
*Grade 08: Two (2) years of related experience with Bachelor’s Degree or three (3) years with Accredited Program required. Registration with relevant professional organization.
* Grade 09: Four (4) years of related experience in the assigned specialty as a Cardiovascular Technologist (Grade 8) at KFSH & RC.
Evaluation average of 4.3 or higher for the last four (4) years as a Grade 8 at KFSH & RC.
Responsibilities / Duties:
Independently performs non-invasive cardiac investigations such as but not limited to ECG, Holter monitoring, stress testing, pacemaker and ICD analysis, blood pressure monitoring, echocardiography procedures including Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE) and Stress Echocardiography (SE)
Calibrates and operates equipment as required
Performs urgent procedures on critically ill patients portably in the wards, OR, Cardiac Cath Lab, ICUs, ER, and anv other location as requested and as required
Assists physicians with procedures in the OR, Cardiac Cath Lab, or any other setting as required
Observes and monitors patients during procedures, notes signs of distress andlor medical emergencies, takes remedial action and notifies the nurse orland physician as necessary
Produces meaningful diagnostic information, obtains measured and calculated data and makes preliminary reports for review by the reporting physician
Documents and logs all patient events and procedures
Ensures a safe environment and safe operation of equipment. Monitors equipment and reports any hazards or needs for repair and maintenance to Senior Cardiovascular Technologist or Manager
Cleans and disinfects clinical equipment, following appropriate Laboratory policies, Hospital policies or manufacturer instructions
Ensures procedure rooms are clean, tidy, and well stocked with supplies, linen and other necessary items
Participates in the on-call roster
Understands sterile techniques for Cardiac Cath Lab, OR, and isolation patients
Understands infection control policies
Assists with emergency resuscitation procedures
Follows all Non-Invasive Cardiology Lab and Hospital related policies and procedures