Cardiovascular Technician (full-time)**$7,500 Sign-On-Bonus**

Job Requisition #: JR59855

End Date: 12/31/2021

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Technician (Clinical)

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening

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PRIMARY FUNCTION:

To prepare patients for invasive procedure, and assist the physician during a diagnostic catheterization, PTCA, or electrophysiology study.  Rotates through all aspects of the laboratory.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepares a patient for cardiac catheterization, PTCA, or EP study and maintains sterile techniques.
  • Assists the physician as a scrub person during a cardiac catheterization or PTCA.
  • Monitors the patient during the cardiac catheterization.
  • Develops the film after each procedure and maintains the quality control of the darkroom.
  • Anticipates the activities of each existing catheterization lab and keeps the schedule flowing consistently.
  • Maintains proper customer services with all areas that interact with laboratory.
  • Keeps a neat and clean work environment.
  • Reviews normal blood work when checking a patients chart pre-cath and reports to RN or physician as necessary.
  • Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients, including knowledge of growth and development, the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs, and to provide the care needed.
  • Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices.  Reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.
  • Performs other duties as required.

SCHEDULE:

7:00am-5:30pm mostly, however sometimes 07:00am-3:30pm

11am-7:30pm one week every 5-6 weeks

On-Call

7:00pm -6:30am one weeknight (M-F) a week

7:00pm Friday- 6:30am Monday morning, one weekend call shift (F-M) every 3-4 weeks.

Must live within 30 minutes of Christiana Hospital

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Completion of registered X-Ray Technologist or Cardiovascular Technologist program or accredited Licensed Practical Nurse Program.  Cardiac Catheterization experience preferred.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

BLS and ACLS within one year of hire.

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.


UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

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At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

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We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.

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ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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