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Cardiovascular Anesthesia Tech

Company: Sentara Healthcare
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Monitors patients EKG and invasive hemodynamic pressures during cardiac and general surgical procedures.Performs cardiac outputs, special invasive pressures, as well as various clinical pathological tests, such as blood gas analysis, electrolytes, blood clotting times, etc.Is proficient in the performance of intra-aortic balloon pumping, and intraoperative autologous transfusion.Performs basic troubleshooting and maintenance on equipment specific to the department.Provides didactic and clerical training to employees and CVT students. Utilizes the Gravitational platelet system.Sentara Healthcare is currently recruiting for a Cardiovascular Anesthesia Tech to work at the Sentara Heart Hospital located on the campus of Norfolk General HospitalExcellent opportunity for a Paramedic that would like to grow your career and be a part of a top ranked heart program!Full Time: Rotating ShiftRelocation Assistance can be provided!This role supports the anesthesia team that will supportCardiacOR and the Cath/EP Labs. This team works 8hr shifts - 7am to 3pm or 11am to 7pm with some call required.Sentara Heart Hospital is the region's first and only dedicated heart hospital. This exceptional facility carries on Sentara Norfolk General's tradition for cardiac excellence by consistently ranking among the nation's top 50 heart programs in the U.S. News & World Report's annual hospital rankings.At Sentara Heart Hospital, patients receive comprehensive cardiac services - from diagnostics to open heart surgery and transplants - at one location. This state-of-the-art hospital features all-private rooms, including 112 inpatient beds and 45 pre-/post procedural rooms for patients undergoing interventional cardiac procedures.The Cardiac OR is made of 5 operating rooms which include a hybrid OR.We handle 8+ OR cases daily. Cardiovascular Anesthesia Tech will work with as a part of a multi-disciplinary team of Cardio-thoracic Surgeons, Registered Nurses, Surgical Assistants, Perfusionists, Anesthesiologists, Cardiovascular Technologists, and Physician Assistants that perform open heart and thoracic surgical procedures.Will prepare the operating room for procedure.Assists with pre-operative care and patient transport. Monitors patients' EKG and invasive hemodynamic pressures during cardiac and general surgical procedures.Performs cardiac outputs, special invasive pressures, as well as various clinical pathological tests, such as blood gas analysis, electrolytes, blood clotting times, proficient in the performance of intra-aortic balloon pumping, and intraoperative autologous transfusion.Performs basic troubleshooting and maintenance on equipment specific to the department.Provides didactic and clerical training to employees and CVT students. Utilizes the Gravitational platelet system. Education: Bachelor's Level Degree - NATURAL SCIENCE (such as biology, chemistry, microbiology, physics) OR Trade School Graduate - CARDIOVASCULAR TECHNOLOGYLaboratory - Cardiac Rehab experience Required: Basic Life SupportService Orientation training will be provided.Sentara Benefits:Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. Excellent benefits, to include 403B with matching funds, a paid 401A, loan forgiveness program, parental & caregiver leave, wellness offering and more.For more information about our employee benefits click:Benefits - Sentara (sentaracareers.com)Our success is supported by a family-friendly culture that encourages community involvement and creates unlimited opportunities for development and growth. Be a part of an excellent healthcare organization that cares about our People, Quality, Patient Safety, Service, and Integrity. Join a team that has a mission to improve health every day and a vision to be the healthcare choice of the communities that we serve! Keywords: monster, Talroo-Allied Health, surgical tech, surgical technologist, paramedic, cardiovascular technologistBasic Life Support (BLS) - Other/NationalBachelor's Level DegreeTrade School GraduateLaboratory Previous ExperienceCardiac Rehabilitation Previous ExperienceService Orientation

Keywords: Sentara Healthcare, Norfolk , Cardiovascular Anesthesia Tech, Other , Norfolk, Virginia

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