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Certified Cardiovascular Specialist - Full Time Evenings
The Mount Sinai Health System
Do you have what it takes to wear the badge?
The Mount Sinai Health System’s commitment to excellence extends beyond delivering world-class health care. The System’s ongoing success is dependent upon our highly motivated, nonclinical professionals working to improve business operations. Our leadership team is driven to provide exceptional service by cultivating a workforce that is dedicated to upholding Mount Sinai’s mission of delivering innovative, breakthrough medicine with compassion and integrity.
Are you ready to discover the world of limitless possibilities that comes with wearing the badge? Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story of unrivaled patient care!
Do you share our dedication to extraordinary service and have what it takes to wear the badge? Apply now!
The Certified Cardiovascular
Specialist is an essential member of the cardiac team with a high degree of
precision and concentration, skilled to monitor patients' comfort and safety
during test and assist Physicians during procedures.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Maintain sterile techniques to prepare room, equipment table, and provide quality care to patients.
- Monitor equipment to ensure appropriate working conditions and during procedures. Alert the care team of any changes
- Retrieve supplies under the direction of physicians and nurses during the procedure as needed.
- Maintain stock at par level in the procedure room by restocking rooms after each procedure with items used during the procedure. Restock lab area as needed.
- Participate in product evaluations.
- Count the number of revolutions during a rotablator procedure
- Turn on and check all equipment at the beginning of the day. Trouble-shoot problems and immediately contact the appropriate person to repair equipment
- Check the monitoring equipment, intravascular ultrasound, pacemakers and IABP pump in working condition. Trouble-shoot problems and immediately contact the appropriate person to repair the equipment.
- Assist in the transport of patients and transfer of patients to the procedure table
- Perform assignment according to established guidelines
- Assist cardiologist with selective procedures.
- Apply principles and practices of asepsis.
- Perform surgical scrub, gowning, and gloving procedure.
- Set up sterile instrument table and prepare supplies according to type of procedure.
- Assist in draping of patient and procedure area according to need.
- Is open and responsive to the diverse backgrounds and experience of other people, and promotes an environment that is sensitive to cultural diversity
- Responsible for arterial sheath management.
- Present minimum of two in-service to other techs per year.
- Must submit 24 CEU's per 2 years in approved cardiology-related topics.
- Takes call; Manages equipment, supplies and inventory.
- Required to preceptor new staff.
- Perform other duties as required
Shared Duties and Responsibilities
o Greet visitors and answer telephones promptly and courteously. Escort visitors to appropriate area, when necessary, promptly and courteously.
o Answer physician pagers and refer to appropriate staff.
o Maintain a safe, clean, and functional environment, including removing trash and bringing physical plant equipment problems to the attention of the managers.
o Transport patient on stretchers or wheelchairs, as required.
o HS Diploma/GED required
o Bachelor's degree required.
o Registered Cardiovascular Specialist (RCIS/RVS) is strongly preferred. Foreign MD who has passed MBBS examination may substitute.
o Certification for OJT trained techs
o 2 years of experience in a Cardiac Cath or EP Lab before RCIS eligible. For RCIS college trained staff; eligible upon receipt/presentation of RCIS”
Who We Are:
Over 35,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai Roosevelt, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that are strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences. We offer our employees a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, a 403(b) retirement plan, and much more.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.