MedStar Georgetown University Hospitalis a not-for-profit, acute-care teaching and research hospital with 609 beds located in Northwest Washington, D.C. Founded in the Jesuit principle of cura personalis —caring for the whole person—MedStar Georgetown is committed to offering a variety of innovative diagnostic and treatment options within a trusting and compassionate environment.
MedStar Georgetown’s centers of excellence include neurosciences, transplant, cancer and gastroenterology. Along with Magnet® nurses, internationally recognized physicians, advanced research and cutting-edge technologies, MedStar Georgetown’s healthcare professionals have a reputation for medical excellence and leadership.
General Summary of Position:
The incumbent in this position will perform non-invasive testing for use in the diagnosis of heart and vascular diseases. This includes exercise stress testing, pacemaker evaluation, tilt table, Holter Monitor, SAECG, transtelephonic monitoring, ECG, and respiratory analysis. The cardiovascular technologist facilitates the operational activities of these functions. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures and standards.
Associate or Bachelor of Science degree preferred .
Current registration or registry eligible (sit for exam with 1 year of hire) in one of the following: Accreditation as an Exercise Test Technologist by the AmericanCollegeof Sports Medicine(ACSM), Registered Cardiovascular Technologist (CVT) by the American Society for Cardiovascular Professionals, Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), Certified Cardiovascular Technician (CCT)
PALS and or ACLS is preferred.
One year experience preferred.
Current knowledge in the field of cardiovascular physiology, coronary disease, multiple system illnesses and familiar with effective methods of patient and family teaching.
Individual must be adaptable in order to perform in all aspects of non-invasive cardiovascular testing.
The individual must be able to remain calm and function in emergency situations.