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Cardiovascular Technologist

Company: Appalachian Regional Healthcare System
Location: Boone
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Cardiovascular TechnologistIncludes a $25,000 sign-on bonus that will be paid in three (3) installments: $10,000 after first 90-days, $5,000 after one year, and $10,000 after two years. Candidate must have at least one year experience. Employees interested in being rehired must be gone for six months in order to be eligible for the sign-on bonus.BenefitsAppalachian Regional Healthcare System strives to provide you and your loved ones with an outstanding benefits experience. We pride ourselves on being able to add peace of mind for you and your covered dependents by offering a comprehensive benefits package and resources tailored to take care of physical, emotional, and financial well-being.ARHS offers three different HEALTH plan options, and two DENTAL and VISION options, tailored to fit your specific lifestyle. Our HEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNT not only lets you contribute tax-free dollars for future qualified medical expenses, but employer contributions allow you to grow your savings even faster. Love Your Life, our award-winning WELLNESS PROGRAM offers discounted health insurance premiums, discounted gym memberships, on-site health and wellness coaching, and a worksite CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) for fresh from the farm fruits and vegetables.Company-provided BASIC LIFE INSURANCE/ADPL, SHORT TERM DISABILITY, and LONG TERM DISABILITY at no cost to you.ARHS offers a 403(b) RETIREMENT PLAN, with both pre-tax and post-tax (Roth) options. Automatic enrollment with the option to increase or decrease your contributions monthly and employer match after eligibility requirements have been met.A generous PAID TIME OFF (PTO) program is available to enhance your work/life balance. PTO is front-loaded for eligible team members for the first year and available for utilization after 90-days.In addition to all of the great benefits above, ARHS also offers other, creative voluntary coverages such as ACCIDENT & CRITIAL ILLNESS insurance, SUPPLEMENTAL LIFE, LEGAL, IDENTITY THEFT, HOME & AUTO, STUDENT LOAN REFINANCING, COLLEGE SAVINGS FUND, TUTION REIMBURSEMENT, and countless PERKS with numerous participating local and regional businesses offering employee discounts.Cardiovascular Technologist Position SummaryProvides direct and indirect patient care services that meet the psychosocial, physical, and restorative needs of each patient. The decisions and actions with patients and families are determined in an ethical manner practicing compassion and respect for the inherent dignity, worth and unique attributes of each person. Effectively communicates with patients/families, visitors, colleagues, physicians, leadership, and volunteers. All areas of care delivery are provided to achieve and maintain top decile results and outcomes for patient experience, quality, and patient safety. Follows and adheres to ARHS policies and procedures; regulatory requirements and standards of behavior. Cardiovascular Technologist practices within the scope of practice and their license.The Cardiovascular Technologist Demonstrates the ARHS Mission, Vision, and Values in action and approaches work in a way that reflects a bias for action, efficiency, and personal accountability. Demonstrates professional conduct, effective communication, and effective task management. Effectively and professionally manages working relationships with coworkers, physicians, and all ARHS team members in a way that promotes a healthy work environment. Responds quickly and accurately to emergencies in the work environment and/or to changes in patient condition. Performs duties under general supervision. Always assists coworkers, patients, families, and visitors regardless of the patient assignment, so long as the assistance is in-line with their scope of practice and license.Cardiovascular Technologist Position QualificationsMinimum EducationHigh school or equivalent required. Clinical Radiologic technology program preferred.ExperienceMinimum of 1 year of Cardiac Cath, Special Procedures, or IR experience preferred.Required Registration/License/CertificationCurrent State certification (if applicable) and current American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification or registry eligible if new graduate must complete within 1 year.Basic Life Support (BLS). BLS from the American Heart Association is required at the time of hire.All required certifications must be obtained within 1 year of hire date, except Basic Life Support (BLS).AART registry, respiratory registry, paramedic certificate, and license, cardiovascular certificatePrevious cath lab and or special procedure experience preferred.BLS, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS certifications must be obtained from the American Heart Association.Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesAbility to communicate courteously and effectively with the public, patients, family, staff, and physician and acts within the chain of command, utilizing positive verbal and non-verbal skills.Competent in delivering safe and effective patient care within legal limits of license and certifications and hospital policies and procedures.Knowledge of the continuum of nursing care provided in the patient care department.Ability to demonstrate exceptional customer service to patients, family, staff, and physicians.About Appalachian Regional Healthcare SystemAppalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) is the leading healthcare system in the High Country of North Carolina. Committed to building a healthier community and simply Making Life Better, ARHS offers access to three hospitals, thirteen medical offices and twenty-two outpatient services. ARHS strives to continuously provide all members of the community with access to the best possible medical treatment, illness prevention, research, and wellness education. Visit for more information.About UNC HealthUNC Health is a state entity and an affiliated enterprise of the University of North Carolina system, comprised of 14 hospitals, 18 hospital campuses and more than 500 clinics along with the clinical patient care programs of the UNC School of Medicine (SOM). It exists to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others we serve and to further the teaching mission of the University of North Carolina SOM. Over the past three years, UNC Health has provided more than $400 million in uncompensated or charity care to the citizens of North Carolina. Our hospitals have received numerous awards and recognition for quality care, patient safety and the overall patient experience. For more information, please visit unchealth.orgAppalachian Regional Healthcare System is committed to equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Discrimination and harassment of any type is prohibited. Employment at Appalachian Regional Healthcare System is contingent upon successful completion of a background and urine drug screen.Want to know more? Contact Us!Austin Delp, Talent Acquisition Coordinator

Location: Appalachian Regional Healthcare System Cardiac CathSchedule: Full-time, Evenings & Weekends, 40 Hours Guaranteed/ Call Hours 5:00p-7:00a, M-F, Weekend 24 hours. 2 weeks on call, 1 week in lab

Keywords: Appalachian Regional Healthcare System, Asheville , Cardiovascular Technologist, Other , Boone, North Carolina

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