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Cardiovascular Technologist- Electrophysiology Lab (EP) - Full-Time

Posted: Jan 11, 2023 Tampa General Hospital
Job Number: 220002MS
Contact Name: Kaitlyn Natale
Agency: No
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Facility: Tampa General Hospital
Location: Tampa, Florida
USA
Degree: ASST (R)
Compensation:
Perm/Temp: Perm
Workload: Full Time
Supervisory Exp.: No
Certifications:
Position Type:
  • Academic
  • Hospital
  • Imaging Center
Skills:
  • General X-Ray / Radiography
  • Cardiovascular
  • Computed Tomography
  • Interventional
  • MRI
Date Posted: 01/11/2023
Contact Information
Job Number: 220002MS
Contact Name: Kaitlyn Natale
Company: Tampa General Hospital
Agency: No
Phone:
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Facility Profile

Tampa General Hospital, a 1,040-bed, not-for-profit, academic medical center, is one of the largest hospitals in America and delivers world-class care as the region’s only center for Level l trauma and comprehensive burn care. Tampa General Hospital is the highest-ranked hospital in the market in U.S. News & World Report's 2022-23 Best Hospitals, and is tied as the third highest-ranked hospital in Florida, with seven specialties ranking among the best programs in the United States. Tampa General Hospital has been designated as a model of excellence by the 2022 Fortune/Merative 100 Top Hospitals list. The academic medical center’s commitment to growing and developing its team members is recognized by two prestigious Forbes magazine rankings – first nationally in the 2022 America’s Best Employers for Women and third out of 100 Florida companies in the 2021 America’s Best Employers by State. Tampa General is the safety net hospital for the region, caring for everyone regardless of their ability to pay, and in fiscal year 2020, provided a net community benefit worth more than $182.5 million in the form of health care for underinsured patients, community education, and financial support to community health organizations in Tampa Bay. It is one of the nation’s busiest adult solid organ transplant centers and is the primary teaching hospital for the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine. With six medical helicopters, Tampa General Hospital transports critically injured or ill patients from 23 surrounding counties to receive the advanced care they need. Tampa General houses a nationally accredited comprehensive stroke center, and its 32-bed Neuroscience, Intensive Care Unit is the largest on the West Coast of Florida. It also is home to the Jennifer Leigh Muma 82-bed Level IV neonatal intensive care unit, and a nationally accredited rehabilitation center. Tampa General Hospital’s footprint includes 17 Tampa General Medical Group Primary Care offices, TGH Family Care Center Kennedy, TGH Brandon Healthplex, TGH Virtual Health, and 21 TGH Imaging powered by Tower outpatient radiology centers throughout Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas and Palm Beach counties. Tampa Bay area residents also receive world-class care from the TGH Urgent Care powered by Fast Track network of clinics, and they can even receive home visits in select areas through TGH Urgent Care at Home, powered by Fast Track. As one of the largest hospitals in the country, Tampa General Hospital is the first in Florida to partner with GE Healthcare and open a clinical command center that uses artificial intelligence and predictive analytics to improve and better coordinate patient care at a lower cost. For more information, go to www.tgh.org.

Department Profile

Tampa General Hospital’s Cardiovascular Center has six cardiac catheterization laboratories, including two EP labs and seven interventional radiology suites in over 77,000 square feet of dedicated space, which also has two neuro Interventional suites. TGH has eight operating rooms outfitted for cardiac surgery. In addition, its Heart Valve Center includes a hybrid operating room and 160 slice CT scanner. Designed with patient comfort in mind, the 47 pre-and post-procedure rooms have private bathrooms and are equipped with internet, televisions, and telephones. The Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC) awarded its Heart Failure Certification to Tampa General Hospital for planning and organizing the delivery of care in a systematic manner that supports adherence to evidence-based guidelines and quality initiatives. TGH has also received Chest Pain (with Primary PCI) Accreditation from SCPC. TGH was most recently awarded full Atrial Fibrillation with Electrophysiology Services Accreditation status from SCPC for its expertise and commitment to quality patient care. Examples of services include Atherectomy, Balloon Angioplasty, Cardiac Catheterization, Device Lead Extractions, Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator (ICD), Intra-Cardiac Echocardiography (ICE), Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS), Mitral Valvuloplasty (Balloon Valvuloplasty), Radiofrequency Ablation, Stenting, Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Electrophysiology Studies, AAA repair, CVM repair, Cerebral Aneurysm treatment, DVT treatment, fistulagrams studies, tube, and filter placements, Cryoablation, and embolization.

Job Summary

Under general supervision following established policies, procedures, and professional guidelines, delivers care to patients pre, during, and post-procedure. Assists physicians in performing procedures including but not limited to catheterizations, interventions, electrophysiology, and implants. Implements patient care; documents patient assessments and flow of procedure; identifies and reports situations requiring intervention; communicates goals and plan of care; assures patient rights. Responsible for performing job duties in accordance with the values of Tampa General Hospital and the principles of FOCUS-PDCA.

Required Skills

  • Completion of 2 accredited program in Cardiovascular Technology or Radiography Program and/ or equivalent Cath lab experience inclusive of on the job training.
  • BLS and ACLS Certifications.
  • One year of experience in a hospital cardiac cath lab/externship.