MedStar Washington Hospital Center Washington, DC
About the Job
General Summary of Position:
- Assists physician with routine to complex invasive diagnostic and therapeutic cardiovascular procedures, such as cardiac catheterizations; cardiac and vascular percutaneous transluminal angioplasties and other interventional procedures. Performs a variety of related ancillary support activities.
- High school degree or GED diploma is required, including completion of a Cardiovascular Technologist training program and/or related college level education in basic sciences. May require the use of specialized medical equipment (i.e., EEG, EKG, blood analyzer), or data processing equipment (i.e., tape drives, consoles).
- In cardiovascular laboratory procedures, particularly as relates to cardiac and vascular interventional procedures preferred.
- Registration as Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) with Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) is preferred. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is required and Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification is required. Certification required within one year of employment.
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.