Cardiovascular Tech (CVT) - Heart Rhythm Services
Company: Mayo Clinic
Posted on: January 27, 2023
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The Cardiovascular Tech (CVT) performs multiple roles within the
cardiac laboratory including assisting physician(s) with invasive
cardiac laboratory procedures and conducting various cardiac tests
to monitor patients' heart and blood vessel conditions using
diverse cardiology equipment. Responsibilities may also include
preparing procedure rooms, prepping patients for procedures,
obtaining and recording patient information, assisting physicians
in procedure by circulating and scrubbing procedures, X-ray
fluoroscopy proficiency, acquire/measure/calculate hemodynamic
date, perform blood work analysis, operate intra-cardiac
ultrasound, clean procedure rooms, and preparing instruments for
resterilization. Directs and practices safety guidelines for
themselves, staff and patients. Independently functions during
diagnostic and interventions with minimal supervision. Maintains a
high level of expertise in specialty procedures within their
assigned lab. Within the Cath Lab this may include structural
procedurals and hemodynamics; within Heart Rhythm Services Lab,
techs perform device and electrophysiology procedures (EP), hybrid
extractions, and operate 3D mapping systems. Will be required to
work varied hours, shift lengths and respond to an on-call pager
which may include days, evenings, nights, holidays and
A graduate of a diploma, associate, or baccalaureate academic
program in health science (includes, but not limited to,
cardiovascular technology, ultrasound, radiologic technology,
respiratory therapy, or nursing).
Requires at least 3 years of patient care experience, including at
least 1 year with procedural/surgical working experience (areas
could include: Cardiac Surgery, Interventional Radiology, Cardiac
Cath Lab, or EP/ Pacemaker Lab).
Candidate is expected to successfully meet eligibility requirements
and pass Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) exam to
become a certified RCES or RCIS within 18 months of hire into the
position (unless candidate was hired prior to October 2002).
License or certification
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Cardiac Life Support
(ACLS) certification required. Incumbent in this role must be
actively working to be a certified Registered Cardiovascular
Invasive Specialist (RCIS) or Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology
Specialist (RCES), which would make them eligible for promotion to
a Cardiac Invasive Lab Tech
$23.44- $34.47/ hour
Hours / Pay period
Varying shifts between 6:45 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
Required to take late shifts (4-6 per month).
Required to take weekend call (4-5 per year).
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester,
Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable
environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city
is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United
States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle,
excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of
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is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the
diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any
employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the
LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly
encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to
access job openings or to apply for a job are available.
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