Interventional cardiology at UC Davis Health is one of the most distinguished programs of its kind, providing access to cutting-edge innovations, clinical trials, teaching programs and patient care. The program is staffed by eight adult interventional cardiologists. UC Davis has four state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization laboratories, each fully equipped with the most advanced digital imaging systems, including intravascular ultrasound, virtual histology, optical coherence tomography and intracardiac echocardiography. Over 2,500 diagnostic procedures and 600 percutaneous coronary interventions are performed annually.
Job Summary Final Filing Date : 1/1/21 Salary Range : $37.98 to $85.11 Salary Frequency : Hourly Appointment Type : Career Percentage of Time : 100% Shift Hour : Varied Location : Cardiac Cath Lab, Main Hospital City :Sacramento Union Representation :No Benefits Eligible :Yes
We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.
THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY
Interviews may be conducted after 10/27/20.
Responsibilities The Lead Cardiovascular Technologist (CVT) functions independently as a member of the Heart & Vascular Center patient care team that includes registered nurses, cardiovascular technologists, nurse practitioners, cardiology fellows and faculty physicians. In addition to performing the most complex cardiovascular procedures, this position acts as the principal CVT overseeing the technical operations required for the performance of routine and advanced cardiovascular procedures. This individual is responsible for coordinating work assignments including on call schedule; reviews and updates procedure manuals and protocols; assists in staff education, maintaining competencies and training; performs proficiency testing; ensures daily quality controls and testing for all equipment; provides input to Invasive Cardiology Supervisors and Manager regarding hiring and annual performance appraisals for CVT staff; and assists in coordination of research and quality improvement projects in the department. The Lead CVT develops and implements systems to assure the smooth and efficient flow of patients for procedures in the Cardiovascular (CV) Laboratory. Duties for this Lead CVT position include, but are not limited to, all the CVT duties, hemodynamic monitoring, circulating and scrubbing roles during Invasive Cardiovascular procedures scheduled in our Cardiac Cath Lab and Hybrid OR. This position also includes patient teaching, assisting with pre and post patient assessment and patient care within scope of practice. This individual can demonstrate clinical and technical expertise in working with cardiovascular patients during invasive diagnostic and interventional angiographic procedures.
This position requires the individual to be flexible in their work schedule. This individual is considered an expert level CVT, has ACLS, PALS, BLS and RCIS certification. The ability to direct others and to organize a varied workload is required. This incumbent demonstrates competency in assisting with Cardiovascular procedures from newborn thru geriatric patient population. This position reports directly to the Cardiovascular Services Manager. This individual's annual performance is jointly evaluated with input from the Medical Director of the Cardiovascular Labs and Invasive Cardiology Supervisors.
Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience
Expert technical skills and in-depth clinical knowledge of Cardiovascular Lab procedures.
Associates Degree in Cardiovascular Technology, Respiratory, Health Care Administration, Radiology or related area.
Five (5) years of recent Cardiovascular Technologist work experience in a Cardiovascular Cath Lab.
Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects and meets objectives and deadlines.
Effective oral and written professional communication skills.
Ability to demonstrate ethical and professional behaviors at all times.
Ability to maintain patient confidentiality and privacy.
Ability to use initiative and independent judgment.
Ability to educate, direct and lead others responsibly and effectively.
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with patients, families, healthcare professionals and external vendors.
Knowledge regarding quality improvement and standards of care within practice area.
Capable of demonstrating flexibility with demands of external/internal customers placed on operating functions of the department.
Knowledge of departmental policies and procedures.
Basic computer skills required.
Capable of wearing lead aprons for extended periods of time.
Physical ability to lift and position patients and assist with patient transfers utilizing beds or stretchers.
Ten (10) years or more years of progressive responsibility experience in the Cardiovascular Cath Lab.
American Registry of Radiologic Technicians (ARRT).
Must be able to work overtime, nights and weekends.
This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment. EEO The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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