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The Cardiac Recovery 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.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Job
Provides education to the patient and family related to the procedure they are performing
Demonstrates the ability to competently perform assigned duties
Demonstrates the ability to competently process documentation/perform clerical duties
Demonstrates proficiency with optional advanced non-invasive procedures
Meets population specific competencies
Provide input to improve department operations, equipment and supply needs.
Demonstrates a positive influence and recognize the efforts of others
Contributes to an effective and safe working environment.
Serves as a role model and mentors new staff members.
Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of patient privacy rights. Maintains confidentiality of all medical, financial and other sensitive material in printed, electronic or verbal form, which may jeopardize the privacy of patients and or employees.
Demonstrates tact, sensitivity and discretion.
Ability to be at work and be on time
Ability to follow company policies, procedures and directives
Ability to interact in a positive and constructive manner
Ability to follow company policies, procedures, and directives.