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Cardiovascular Technician Cath Lab or IR Traveler

Company: Ascension
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:


  • Department: Associate Travel Program - Cardiac Cath Lab Or IR
  • Location: Requires travel to various locations more than 50 miles away from primary residence
  • Schedule: Multiple Shifts available, 40 hours per week
  • Hospital: Multiple Ascension acute care hospitals
    This position is a permanent, full time position made up of travel assignments -not a short term option or temporary contract.


    Paid time off (PTO)Various health insurance options & wellness plansRetirement benefits including employer match plansLong-term & short-term disabilityEmployee assistance programs (EAP)Parental leave & adoption assistanceTuition reimbursementWays to give back to your community

    As a military friendly organization, Ascension promotes career flexibility and offers many benefits to help support the well-being of our military families, spouses, veterans and reservists. Our associates are empowered to apply their military experience and unique perspective to their civilian career with Ascension.

    *Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Connect with your Talent Advisor today for additional specifics.


    Assist with procedures to analyze, diagnose and treat the cardiovascular system.

    • Prepare patients for procedures. Review medical history, position patient and clean/shave/numb testing sites as appropriate.
    • Interpret, describe and report test results; recognize recording errors and artifacts and react appropriately.
    • Monitor patient prior to, during and after procedure and promptly report any abnormal findings in patient's condition.
    • Prepare and maintain equipment, supplies and lab area.
    • Ensure equipment is properly functioning. Report potential problems or equipment malfunction to appropriate personnel. Lock/tag out equipment if appropriate.
    • Assist in maintaining a clean, and orderly department.

      Licensure / Certification / Registration:

      --- Required Credentials:--- BLS Provider obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.--- One or more of the following:
      • Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist credentialed from the Cardiovascular Credentialing International(CCI) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
      • Cardiographic Tech credentialed from the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) obtainedprior to hire date or job transfer date.
      • Radiologic Technologist specializing in Radiography credentialed from the American Registry ofRadiologic Technologists (ARRT) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
      • Cardiac Sonographer credentialed from the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography(ARDMS) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
        --- Preferred Credentials:--- Advanced Life Support.--- Approved Local Exception.


        --- High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degreerequired.

        Work Experience:

        --- None required.

        Additional Preferences

        Additional Preferences:

        • One year of Cath Lab or Interventional Radiology Experience.
        • One year of recent experience as a Cardiovascular Technician
        • Travelers must be willing to travel 50+ miles from permanent residence.
          - Travel positions require travel to multiple locations and could include assignment selections in: Alabama, Illinois, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin

          Why Join Our Team

          Ascension associates are key to our commitment of transforming healthcare and providing care to all, especially those most in need. Join us and help us drive impact through reimagining how we can deliver a people-centered healthcare experience and creating the solutions to do it. Explore career opportunities across our ministry locations and within our corporate headquarters.

          Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.

          Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.

          Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

          Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

          For further information, view the EEO Know Your Rights (English) poster or EEO Know Your Rights (Spanish) poster.

          Pay Non-Discrimination Notice

          Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

          This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.E-Verify

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