CVT I

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The Cardiovascular Technologist Level I (CVT I) provides basic knowledge and competence in Electrophysiological (EP) procedures and disciplines. Provides basic knowledge on digital documentation and monitoring skills during EP and cardiac cases.

The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patient's rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings.

Employee must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the C-I-CARE Standards of the Hospital. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions.

  • Novice level, must be able to work with minimal supervision in EP within the first 6 months and independent within one (1) year:
    • Device Implant (ICD's, PPM, BI-V, SICD, REVEAL, Explants, Lead Extractions)
    • Diagnostic EP studies
    • Interventional EP procedures
  • Provides scrub assistance during EP procedures.
  • Proficient on sterile technique.
  • Connect, operate and troubleshooting of electrophysiology equipment including but not limited to 3-D mapping systems, stimulation systems, intra-cardiac echocardiography and EP monitoring and recording system.
  • 12 lead placements, mapping patches placement.
  • Independently pull all supplies and ancillary equipment for procedures.
  • Enters patient demographics in imaging equipment.
  • Basic understanding of heart anatomy, hemodynamics, intra-cardiac and EKG interpretation.
  • Basic understanding of EP procedures, pacing protocols and Intra-cardiac intervals.
  • Basic understanding of an EP stimulator (bloom, bloom 2). Independently run an EP study, take baseline measurements.
  • Performs routine cleaning of procedural area and equipment.
  • Verifies and completes all documentation to include EPIC, Philips Xper, LS Pro and Inventory System.
  • Correctly Archives images in Cardiac PACS and Radiology PACS.
  • Correctly Archives EP cases.


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