Kaiser Permanente Cardiovascular Technician - Grade 765 (Temporary) in Santa Clara, California

The position is primarily responsible for assisting physicians in the Cardiology/Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory activities, including diagnostic, interventions and therapeutic cardiac procedures within an inpatient or outpatient environment. Provide technical and analytical support during invasive diagnostic procedures for patients requiring cardiovascular services, monitoring and observing of patients; circulating and hemodynamic monitoring during diagnostic and interventional procedures; pre and post procedure teaching, pre procedure patient prep; emergency interventions.

Essential Functions:

  • The position is primarily responsible for assisting physicians in the Cardiology/Cardiac Catheterization &/or Electrophysiology Laboratory activities, including diagnostic, interventions and therapeutic cardiac procedures within an inpatient or outpatient environment.- Provide technical and analytical support during invasive diagnostic procedures for patients requiring cardiovascular services, monitoring and observing of patients; circulating and hemodynamic monitoring during diagnostic procedures; pre and post procedure teaching, pre procedure patient prep; emergency interventions.- Performs other duties as needed appropriate to scope of practice to meet the needs of the department.- Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no supervisory responsibility.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Completion of a two (2) year training program in cardiopulmonary technology or successful completion of a six (6) month on the job training program in a licensed catheterization laboratory. - BLS required.- ACLS required.- Exhibits clinical knowledge of aseptic technique and able to adapt to procedural variations.- Must be able to take call on a regular rotating basis as a member of the Cardiac team, including flexible hours and weekends.- Able to communicate clearly both written and verbal in English.- Able to serve as a preceptor and mentor as required.- Must be able to work in a Labor Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current CV Technician certification preferred.- Cardiac scrub experience preferred.- Able to scrub in basic surgical specialties preferred.

COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: Cardiovascular Technician - Grade 765 (Temporary)

LOCATION: Santa Clara, California

REQNUMBER: 742520

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.