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Cardiovascular Tech (CVT) - Heart Rhythm Services

Company: Mayo Clinic
Location: Wykoff
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, ) and ranked in more specialties than any other care provider. We have a vast array of opportunities ranging from Nursing, Clinical, to Finance, IT, Administrative, Research and Support Services to name a few. Across all locations, you'll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity and inclusion. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you'll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits . Eligibility may vary.

Position description
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 weekends.

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).

Additional qualifications
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

Exemption status

Compensation Detail
$23.44- $34.47/ hour

Benefits eligible

Full Time

Hours / Pay period

Schedule details
Monday- Friday
Varying shifts between 6:45 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
Required to take late shifts (4-6 per month).

Weekend schedule
Required to take weekend call (4-5 per year).

International Assignment

Site description
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 life.

Keri Pellegrom

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic 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.

Keywords: Mayo Clinic, Rochester , Cardiovascular Tech (CVT) - Heart Rhythm Services, Other , Wykoff, Minnesota

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