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Lead Cardiovascular Technologist Job

Job Number: RIH6923

Job Title: Lead Cardiovascular Tech

Department: Cardiovascular Lab - 1012902

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

College level of education in biological sciences, allied health program, biomedical engineering or the equivalent.

Analytical ability to assess reliability of equipment, evaluates changes in patient’s condition and alert physician when necessary.

Numerical ability to perform calculations on acquired data.

Technical ability to set up, operate, balance, calibrate and repair equipment.

Verbal skills to comprehend technical and medical terminology and concepts.

Visual ability to monitor equipment gauges.

Ability to work under pressure during complex procedures and to respond to emergencies.

Interpersonal skills to work as part of a team.

Supervisory ability to interview, select, train, evaluate, discipline and provide technical direction to subordinates as necessary.

Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care patients with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.

EXPERIENCE:

At least two tears previous experience in cardiac catheterization laboratory or similar environments.

Prior supervisory and management experience.


Under the general supervision of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Manager. Supervises and manages activities and training of Cardiovascular Technologist and Technicians with responsibility for all technical work and performance as related to clinical, educational and research activities within the department. According to precise procedures, prepares, operates and maintains technical equipment function and service used for patient monitoring and acquisition of hemodynamic, biomedical and digital imaging data derived from cardiovascular procedures. Assures reliable acquisition of data, performs various tests and calculations. Investigates and resolves problems regarding equipment malfunction and assures quality control and assurance of all technical procedures. Assures daily monitoring, ordering and maintenance of medical supplies and inventory.