Cardiovascular Tech, Cardiac Recovery - Per Diem/Days (8-Hr)
MemorialCare Health System
Location: Fountain Valley, California
Internal Number: ORA002888
At MemorialCare Health System, we believe in providing extraordinary healthcare to our communities and an exceptional working environment for our employees. Memorial Care stands for excellence in Healthcare. Across our family of medical centers, we support each one of our bright, talented employees in reaching the highest levels of professional development, contribution, collaboration and accountability. Whatever your role and whatever expertise you bring, we are dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential in an environment of respect, innovation and teamwork.
This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the mission of Orange Coast Medical Center. It is expected that the employee demonstrate behavior consistent with our core values: Integrity, Accountability, Best Practices, Compassion and Synergy. The employee shall support Orange Coast Medical Center’s strategic plan and participate in and advocate performance improvement/patient safety activities.
The Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Technician (CVT) independently performs routine and emergency diagnostic cardiology procedures on neonatal through geriatric patients to include 12 lead and 15 lead electrocardiograms, rhythms strips and application of cardiac ambulatory monitors. Under the direction of Registered Nurses, Nurse Practitioners and/or Physicians, the CVT assists with tilt table studies, stress testing, nuclear stress testing, pharmacological stress testing and the stress portion of stress echocardiogram within their scope of practice. Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, the CVT performs tasks as assigned and is instrumental in facilitating unit flow activities that support patient care in a safe, clean environment. The CVT utilizes effective communication and documents data relevant to the care of the patient within their defined scope of practice. The CVT demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development, as well as incorporating cultural differences, psychosocial and or spiritual needs when providing patient care and or transporting patient. The CVT collaborates with other members of the healthcare team to ensure safe and effective patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes.