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Allina Health System Cardiovascular Technologist in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Date Posted: October 06, 2021 Department: 31005006 Cardio Lab Procedure Rooms Shift: Day/Evening (United States of America) Hours Per Week: 35 Union Contract: Non-Union Weekend Rotation: Other Job Summary: Assists physician during diagnostic and interventional cardiovascular, electrophysiology or peripheral vascular procedures, including circulating, scrubbing, monitoring and hemodynamic monitoring/recording. Follows department policies to maintain a safe, efficient environment while caring for the patient. Job Description: Principle Responsibilities Effectively operates laboratory equipment Prepares and operates equipment within department, manufacturer and federal guidelines. Performs quality control and basic troubleshooting as needed. Promptly reports all equipment problems to appropriate source. Performs scrub role activities Ensures a safe and sterile environment for the patient. Practices aseptic technique, maintains sterile field and reports/corrects any breaks in sterile technique. Prepares the equipment and competently assists the physician during the procedure. Understands the anatomy and physiology of the conduction system, and associated intra cardiac electrocardiographic signals. Assists physicians in monitoring/circulator role Detects and responds to changing patient conditions, observing EKG, blood pressure, and other electrograms. Performs complete diagnostic and provocative pacing protocols under the direction of the physician. Differentiates basic and complex arrhythmias and assists in mapping. Records, compiles and enters patient data accurately into electronic medical record and image retrieval system. Ensures safe environment for patients and staff Protects self and others from injury by using equipment per manufacturer and department guidelines. Uses transfer lifts, transport equipment and body mechanics to protect from injury. Practices good habits of radiation safety. Other duties as assigned. Job Requirements Vocational or Technical Training graduate of accredited Cardiovascular Technology program required or Bachelor's degree in life, physical science, or health care related field required Less than 2 years in Cardiovascular Lab or Electrophysiology preferred BLS Tier 1 - Basic Life Support - Multisource required upon hire and ACLS/BLS Tier 2-Advanced Cardiac Life Support - Allina Health required within 180 Days Registered Invasive Cardiovascular Technology within 1 Year preferred Leadership Capabilities See the Big Picture: Know where we are going as an organization. Use sound judgement and critical thinking to make good decisions that support our mission. I know where Allina is going and how my role fits into this picture I capture important lessons and share them to foster innovation I am good at anticipating the implications of my decisions I understand and apply the disciplines of continuous improvement Inspire Greatness: Inspire others by connecting their purpose to the broader mission. Lead others through change and celebrate success. I help my team connect to the broader mission I see and fulfill my role in motivating the team around me I celebrate success and help my partners see what is possible with change I call out and address unexpected roadblocks or problems Foster Learning and Growth: Role model growth, ongoing development and self-care. Empower, coach and encourage others to be at their best selves. I role-model self-care and ongoing development I share my knowledge and coach others to foster growth and success I demonstrate enthusiasm for learning I candidly advocate for the resources I need I support my colleagues in their development and growth Deliver Excellence: Set and align clear goals, measure results, and continually improve safety, quality, experience, and innovation. I take ownership of outcomes and fulfillment of goals I facilitate adjustments to assure positive results I work with a sense of urgency, concern and determ