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Job Summary

The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is currently seeking a Cardiac Catheterization Technologist to work in its busy Cardiac Procedures Unit Cardiac Catherization Laboratory. This position is located at the Cardiovascular Center, Cardiac Procedures Unit, CVC Floor 2A.

Responsibilities*

  • Primary job responsibilities consist of a diverse role of monitoring, circulating, and scrubbing on a patient population with known or suspected congenital or acquired cardiac and peripheral disease.
  • Diagnostic as well as interventional cardiac, structural heart and peripheral procedures will be performed.
  • Candidate will be expected to participate in research protocols.
  • Candidate will be expected to participate and have a role in peer to peer teaching and/or in-servicing.
  • On call time is required.
  • Candidate must exhibit ability to critically think and perform technically difficult emergency care with devices such as Tandem Heart, Impella, IntraAortic Balloon Pump, Angiojet, Optical Coherence Tomography, and Intravascular Ultrasound once proper orientation is completed.
  • Candidate must also exhibit an ability to critically think and perform successfully in structural heart procedures once proper orientation is completed.

Required Qualifications*

  • Candidate has obtained and maintained RCIS certification.
  • OR candidate must be eligible for RCIS exam as a graduate of an accredited program in Invasive Cardiovascular Technology with the RCIS exam being successfully completed within one year of hire.
  • OR Candidate has obtained an American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification for Radiography with at least 1-2 years of diagnostic general imaging experience and (ARRT) advanced certification for Cardiac Interventional (CI) is required within 2 years of hire.
  • OR candidate is a graduate of a diploma, associate, or baccalaureate academic program in health science (includes, but not limited to: cardiovascular technology, ultrasound, radiologic technology, respiratory therapy, or nursing) with the RCIS exam being successfully completed within two years of hire.
  • AND ACLS certification required within 6 months of hire.
  • Understands and demonstrates the core concepts of Patient and Family Centered Care (PFCC), including: Respect and Dignity, Information Sharing, Participation, and Collaboration.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Experience with structural heart procedures.
  • Experience with surgical instruments and sterile technique.
  • Existing ARRT with advanced certification for CV, VI.

Work Schedule

40 hours per week. (4) Day/Evening shifts.

On call required with a 30 minute response time.

Additional Information

We, the staff and faculty of the UM Cardiovascular Center (CVC) team, are committed to advancing medicine and serving humanity through living and teaching our core values of Respect and Compassion; Collaboration; Innovation; and Commitment to Excellence. Each CVC employee is expected to understand and demonstrate that in every interaction we represent our entire organization in the care we provide and in the courtesies we extend to patients, families, and each respective team member. The CVC is dedicated to partnering with patients and families to deliver the safest and highest quality of health care. Applicants are expected to review the following PowerPoint presentation which provides an overview of the Cardiovascular Center's philosophy and culture:

http://www.med.umich.edu/cvc/cvcpotentialteam.pdf

Background Screening

University of Michigan Health System conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Health System improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.