At MedStar Washington HospitalCenter you’ll know that your care makes a difference each and every day. Because here every moment counts. Here, you’ll feel the support of a team that delivers world-class care without exception. And that matters to us all.
In this role the Cardiovascular Technologists assists the physician with the following:
Routine to complex invasive diagnostic and therapeutic cardiovascular procedures, such as cardiac catheterizations; cardiac and vascular percutaneous transluminal angioplasties and other interventional procedures
Perform a variety of related ancillary support activities
High school degree or GED diploma
Completion of a Cardiovascular Technologist training program and/or related college level education in basic sciences
May require the use of specialized medical equipment (i.e., EEG, EKG, blood analyzer), or data processing equipment (i.e., tape drives, consoles)
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is required and Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification; certification required within one year of employment.
Experience in cardiovascular laboratory procedures, particularly as it relates to cardiac and vascular interventional procedures
Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) with Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI)
This is your opportunity to make each moment count, every single day. This is your time to launch a career with MedStar Washington Hospital Center.
MedStar Washington Hospital Center, located in Washington, D.C., is the largest and busiest not-for-profit hospital in the nation’s capital. As a major teaching and research hospital, the Hospital Center is a major referral center and is recognized for treating the most complex cases. Founded in 1958, the hospital is a long-standing leader in cardiovascular care, and is home to MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute, which formed a first-of-its kind clinical and research alliance with Cleveland Clinic Heart & Vascular Institute in 2013. U.S. News & World Report has ranked the hospital’s cardiology and heart surgery program as one of the best. The Hospital Center also is a respected top facility in the Washington region in the areas of cancer, diabetes & endocrinology, Ear, Nose & Throat, gastroenterology & GI surgery, geriatrics, gynecology, nephrology, pulmonology and urology. It also operates the Washington region’s first Comprehensive Stroke Center to be certified by the Joint Commission, the highest certification offered by this accrediting body. With 926-licensed beds, MedStar Washington Hospital Center is home to MedSTAR, a nationally-verified Level I trauma center with a state-o...f-the-art fleet of helicopters and ambulances, the only adult Burn Center in the Washington region, and the Washington Cancer Institute, highly regarded for its advanced care, clinical research and compassionate support programs. A valued member of MedStar Health, the Hospital Center has a dedicated team of more than 6,000 associates and nearly 1,400 members of the Medical & Dental Staff, who are committed to providing high-quality, safe care guided in every interaction by our SPIRIT values and our commitment to putting patients first, above all else.