Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization Tech

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Summary

The University Of Michigan Congenital Heart Center is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as a Cardiac Catheterization Technician for the Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization Labs. This position is located at CS Mott Children's Hospital.

Mission Statement

Leaders in Cardiac Care, Discovery, and Education: The University of Michigan Congenital Heart Center is committed to comprehensive, multi-disciplinary, and expert care of all forms of congenital and pediatric-acquired heart disease across the continuum of life through: Compassionate, patient- and family-centered care Collaborative, innovative science and discovery Excellence in education

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings

Responsibilities*

  • Primary job responsibilities consist of the diverse role of monitoring and circulating during catheterization procedures on a diverse patient population with known or suspected congenital or acquired cardiac disease. Diagnostic as well as interventional cardiac procedures will be performed which include, but are not limited to angioplasty, transcatheter valve placements, stenting, biopsy, PICC line placements, and electrophysiology.
  • Work closely with Inventory Control Planner to maintain appropriate levels of stock in the labs.
  • Assist with research protocols as needed.
  • This is a 40 hour/week day shift position.  Overtime and on-call is required.

Required Qualifications*

  • Graduation from an accredited program in Cardiac Invasive Cardiovascular Technology or Bachelor's degree in health, science, natural science, nursing, engineering or any primary science.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Direct patient care experience working in a Cardiac Catheterization and/or Electrophysiology Lab.
  • RCIS or RCES Certification is required within one year of hire.
  • Must be a self-motivated, highly dependable independent worker with the ability to efficiently and effectively multitask, prioritize and problem solve.
  • BLS certification is required.

Graduate Patient Care Services Professional Underfill Qualifications: 

An Associates or Bachelor’s degree in a recognized field of science or learning which is directly related to the duties of the position, as well as any necessary post graduate learning and are actively pursuing the appropriate certification/registration/licensure for their profession is necessary.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Certification as a Registered Cardiac Invasive Specialist (RCIS) or Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES) or comperable Invasive Cardiology certification is desired.  Familiarity and experience with congenital heart disease.
  • Experience in critical care medicine.
  • Background as Interventional Radiology Technologist.  Completion of an accredited formal training course with registration, certification or licensure with the appropriate agency.
  • Experience scrubbing into interventional procedures while operating fluoroscopy equipment
  • Candidate must have strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills necessary to work on a multidisciplinary team in a highly collaborative environment.
  • PALS certification

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine 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. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

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.


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