Cardiopulmonary Technologist Job Description Sample
Supv Cardiopulmonary Rehab
St. David's North Austin Medical Center combines convenience with leading-edge healthcare services.
Located at Parmer Lane and Mopac Expressway, the facility has provided comprehensive medical services since 1995. The campus is home to the St. David's Women's Center of Texas (includes a Level III NICU), Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery, Certified Stroke Center and rehabilitation services, and Kidney Transplant Center.
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us.
Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
Under the general supervision of the Director, supervises the managerial and clinical operations of the area of responsibility and provides patient care as appropriate. Collaborates with other supervisors, administrative personnel and staff in program and professional development.
Evaluates, treats and maintains accurate documentation on patients. Adheres to North Austin Medical Center policies and procedures as well as the Standards of Practice and the Code of Ethics established for each profession. Assists the Director in providing quality services in a cost effective, efficient manner.
While this position has direct responsibility for outpatient and inpatient cardiac rehabilitation services and programs, integration of services throughout the department is an expectation. The St. David's HealthCare Registered Nurse (SDHRN) fulfills an important role as a central patient care provider responsible for the coordination and delivery of patient centered nursing care.
As a full partner of the healthcare team, the SDHRN collaborates with all other healthcare disciplines to achieve successful execution of the patient's plan-of-care. The SDHRN utilizes physical assessment skills and advanced diagnostic technology to aid in the assessment of the patient's nursing care needs. Data collected is analyzed, synthesized and disseminated to other healthcare providers. The SDHRN continues to monitor and assess the patient's physical condition, emotional and social needs, continually refining the plan-of-care to ensure achievement of the desired goals of the patient and facility outcomes.
Participates in providing patient specific care standards as directed, and follows service excellence standards to ensure high levels of patient satisfaction.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Required: Graduate from an accredited nursing program or current enrollment in an Alternative Entry MSN program; minimum of two years experience in critical care
Preferred: Bachelor's or higher level Degree; One year experience in Charge RN role
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:
Required: Current Texas RN License or a Compact RN license from a NCLA Compact State. New hires have 90 days from start date to obtain Texas RN License; BCLS Certification
Preferred: ACLS Certification
Cardiopulmonary Specialist - Cardiac Rehab - PRN
Position Type: PRN
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 0
Primary Location: IA > DES MOINES > MERCY MEDICAL CENTER
Under the supervision of a registered nurse, provides rehabilitation for assigned patients (adult and geriatric) during exercise and education for cardiopulmonary clients within the framework of a multi-disciplinary team. Performs as integral member of health screen staff and may manage some health screens.
Implements plan of care developed by the physician and professional staff for cardiopulmonary rehabilitation patients (adult and geriatric) under the supervision of the R.N.
Assists with warm-up, endurance and cool-down exercise.
Monitors client response to exercise and upper extremity strengthening and reports signs of exercise intolerance to the R.N. and exercise physiologist for determining appropriateness of exercise prescription.
Assists with patient/family education under the supervision of the R.N.
Performs as a member of the Health Screen staff. May manage some health screens by organizing staffing and communicating with client.
Promotes a positive and cooperative atmosphere within the work unit; displays adaptability to change.
Performs as a member of the WOW 4U staff as assigned.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Bachelor's degree in exercise science or related health field.
Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider certified or obtained within three (3) months of hire.
Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.
Experience in cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation beneficial.
Completion of EKG cardiac monitoring class within 6 months of hire date.
Computer experience helpful.
Requisition ID: 2019-R0210498
Market: Mercy Medical Center
Staff Physical Therapist - Part Time - Cardiopulmonary Inpatient - Columbia University Irving Medical Center
LocationNew York, New YorkShift:Day (United States of America)Description:
Maximum Patient Mobility:
Physical Therapists Make It Possible
Columbia University Irving Medical Center
At NewYork-Presbyterian, our Physical Therapists use advanced technology and best-practice techniques to restore and maximize patient mobility. We provide one-on-one therapies that are tailored to meet the individual needs of our patients. And our impressive facilities include exercise equipment, treatment space, orthotics, lower extremity technologies and specialized equipment such as LiteGait® and the Balance Master® system. Our work continues to help patients reach their full potential. Now, you can become one of the people who Make It Possible:
Provide high-quality care as you rotate through inpatient and outpatient units. Explore our many innovative programs, including Aquatic Therapy, Lymphedema Management, and Vestibular Rehabilitation. Pursue opportunities to teach part-time in our renowned university programs. And help us build on our reputation as New York's #1 hospital.
The schedule for this position will be Thursdays, Fridays and one other day to be flexible, variable hours. This position is located at New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center.
- Acute Care experience
Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy
Current NYS PT licensure
Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification
Join a hospital where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Enjoy competitive compensation along with benefits such as tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and financial planning assistance. Start your life-changing journey today.
- #1 in New York, "America's Best Hospitals 2017-2018." - U.S.News & World Report
- 2019 "Best Places to Work: Employee's Choice." - Glassdoor
- 2018 "Employees' Choice: Top CEOs" - Glassdoor
- 2018 "America's Best Employers." - Forbes
- 2018 "150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare." - Becker's Healthcare
- 2018 "Top-Rated Work Places: Best Hospitals"
Discover why we're #1 in New York and a best employer at: nyp.org/careers
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.
Reg Respiratory Therapist - Cardiopulmonary
Provides respiratory care procedures under medical direction specifically focused on the assessment, treatment, management, control, diagnostic evaluation, education, and care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities of the cardiopulmonary system as well as on the prevention of the development of these deficiencies. Therapy includes but is not limited to application and monitoring of medical gases (excluding anesthetic gases) and environmental control systems; mechanical ventilatory support; artificial airway care; bronchopulmonary hygiene; pharmacological agents related to respiratory care procedures; basic hemodynamic cardiovascular support appropriate to ages served: primarily adults 18 -- 65 or geriatric patient's ages over 65. May also include care for infant age 0 -- 1 year, child ages 1 -- 12 or adolescent ages 13 -- 17 years. Care is provided within an assigned unit of the hospital, in accordance with accepted clinical practices and established policies and procedures. The focus of patient and family education activities is to promote knowledge of disease process, medical therapy and self-help. Works with other disciplines to ensure a collaborative approach to the care of the patient. May have other duties assigned as required
Graduate of an accredited Registered Respiratory Therapy program.
Will accept new graduate from accredited school. One year general adult care experience preferred. One year of Critical Care experience and one year of pediatric or neonatal care experience highly preferred
Registered Respiratory Therapist via the National Board for Respiratory Care required.
CPR (American Heart Association)
ACLS certification within 6 months of hire/transfer date.
South: NRP required within 1 year of hire/transfer date
Alice, Beeville & Kleberg: Initial NRP certification required by 10/31/2018. Effective 11/01/2018, NRP required within 1 year of hire/transfer date
Adult Cardiopulmonary Bypass Perfusionist
UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas is seeking a recent graduate Perfusionist to join our adult cardiac surgery program. This is an exceptional opportunity for a motivated, enthusiastic team player who is looking for a long term commitment.
Must be a graduate of an accredited perfusion program who is licensed or license-eligible as a perfusionist in the state of Texas, and is certified or board eligible with the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion. Our team is active in cardiac surgery, transplantation, and mechanical assist devices with opportunities for clinical and laboratory research. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience. UT Southwestern offers an excellent benefits package.
UT Southwestern Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Department of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75390-8870
Reg Respiratory Therapist Lead - Cardiopulmonary
Performs the same basic clinical accumen of the RRT: Provides respiratory care procedures under medical direction specifically focused on the assessment, treatment, management, control, diagnostic evaluation, education, and care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities of the cardiopulmonary system as well as on the prevention of the development of these deficiencies. Therapy includes but is not limited to application and monitoring of medical gases (excluding anesthetic gases) and environmental control systems; mechanical ventilatory support; artificial airway care; bronchopulmonary hygiene; pharmacological agents related to respiratory care procedures; basic hemodynamic cardiovascular support appropriate to ages served: primarily adults 18 -- 65 or geriatric patient's ages over 65. May also include care for infant age 0 -- 1 year, child ages 1 -- 12 or adolescent ages 13 -- 17 years. Care is provided within an assigned unit of the hospital, in accordance with accepted clinical practices and established policies and procedures. The focus of patient and family education activities is to promote knowledge of disease process, medical therapy and self-help. Works with other disciplines to ensure a collaborative approach to the care of the patient. May have other duties assigned as required.
Other duties include: Offers shift leadership in the Cardiopulmonary department, assisting Manager with annual personnel competency evaluations, routine workload dispersal and overview of operations. Serves as department liason to physicians and nursing staff concerning respiratory equipment and services. Serves as preceptor and educator to orienting staff
Graduate of an accredited Registered Respiratory Therapy program. BSRT preferred.
Three years general adult care experience preferred. Two years of Critical Care experience and two years of pediatric or neonatal care experience preferred at South campus.
Registered Respiratory Therapist via the National Board for Respiratory Care required.
CPR (American Heart Association)
ACLS certification within 90 days of hire/transfer date.
South: NRP required within 1 year of hire/transfer date.
Alice, Beeville & Kleberg: Initial NRP certification required by 10/31/2018. Effective 11/01/2018, NRP required within 1 year of hire/transfer date.
The Cardiopulmonary Technician will primarily be responsible for the continuous monitoring and interpreting of cardiac physiological data, detecting and documenting any changes in heart rhythm and arrhythmias according to department standards, and reporting any problems to a registered nurse or physician. The Cardiopulmonary Technician will immediately review and validate alarms to reduce "false alarms" and improve detection of actual adverse events by providing a consistent method for EKG monitoring and enhancing patient safety.
Additionally, the cardiopulmonary technician will be responsible for maintaining equipment to ensure proper function. This includes proper placement and function of all cables and monitors connected to patient. The Cardiopulmonary Technician must have a working knowledge and understanding of all models of monitors utilized, be able to perform configuration on any specific monitor, replace defective equipment, report any equipment malfunctions to initiate repair, and maintain equipment inventory.
This position will serve as a resource to clinical areas as needed and the chosen candidate must maintain confidentially of patients, employees, and hospital related activities.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
The ideal candidate will have knowledge of normal heart rhythms and basic arrhythmias; strong organizational skills; the ability to communicate clearly and concisely; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; and the ability to follow hospital and unit policies and procedures.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No Preferred Education/Experience
1-2 years of direct experience monitoring and interpreting cardiac physiological data preferred.
Deadline to Apply 07/21/2019 University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome.
We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Manager Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation And Heart Failure
Under the direct supervision of the Director, Heart & Vascular, Non-Invasive Services, the Manager of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Heart Failure is responsible for managing the activities of the Cardiopulmonary and Heart Failure Departments and personnel to ensure continued quality care and treatment for cardiopulmonary and heart failure patients.
Provides leadership, management and coordination of the department and personnel including hiring, training, supervising, evaluation and disciplining in accordance with established procedures and policies to ensure the highest quality services.
Assists and models service excellence and Service Excellence initiatives in area, reviewing survey results and developing action plans and programs as necessary to improve results working collaboratively with the Heart & Vascular management team and Director of Service Excellence.
Assist in the development and administers budget to cost effectively meet departmental objectives.
Develops, implements and oversees adherence to departmental policies, procedures and quality assurance monitoring to ensure qualified, competent patient care and to comply with regulatory and hospital standards.
Facilitates and promotes cardiopulmonary rehab and heart failure services interaction with other hospital departments and the community to enhance understanding, cooperation and continuity of service.
Directs, facilitates and supports staff educational opportunities and programs to promote departmental and individual growth.
Promotes and maintains effective and positive relationships with patients, physicians, physician offices, and other community organizations.
Participates in administrative meetings and serves on intradepartmental committees as needed.
Attends continuing educational programs and reviews current literature to stay informed of changes in technology and patient care techniques.
Participates in and provides leadership in the development of Heart & Vascular Service line goals and policies and as part of the Heart and Vascular management team.
Serves as a liaison between cardiologists, pulmonologists, medical and surgical staff through communication with referrals and admissions.
Directs and participates in research activities related to cardiovascular, pulmonary and heart failure diseases as needed.
Completes mandatory education and training in order to maintain organization and department specific competencies and requirements. Maintains applicable certification/licensure. Maintains required CPR (ACLS).
Follows hospital/system and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code, and display of ID badge, and safety.
Other duties as assigned
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or bachelor's degree in related health care field. Master's Degree in Business Administration or related health care field preferred.
- Current RN license to practice in Ohio or bachelor's degree in related health care field. Maintains current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
Complexity of Work:
- Maintains competencies specific to patient population served.
Two to three years experience in cardiovascular nursing or cardiopulmonary rehab experience.
Two years supervisory and/or leadership experience.
Personal Protective Equipment:
- Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required
The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic's Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility.
Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
Cardiopulmonary Organ Procurement Surgeon
The Department of Surgery is recruiting an exceptional team-oriented surgeon to join our dynamic Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery. We are seeking an organ procurement specialist to primarily support our growing heart and lung transplant programs as well as other critical UW Health clinical programs including ECMO, TAVR and laser-lead extraction.
The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.
Clinical responsibilities comprise 85-90% of this role and will include heart and lung procurement, TAVR co-surgery, electrophysiology/cath lab back-up for laser-lead extraction and ECMO cannulation and management. The ideal candidate will have experience in each of these areas of responsibility.
In addition, the successful candidate will assist with handling communication regarding the logistics of organ offers. The individual can be involved with ex-vivo lung and heart perfusion efforts to expand the available donor pool and/or resuscitate marginal organs and may serve as a first assistant on the implantation of mechanical assist devices, heart and lung transplants and other complex cardiothoracic operations.
Clinical research activities relating to mechanical circulatory support and transplantation will comprise 5-10% effort and the remaining 5-10% effort will be devoted to teaching medical students, residents, and fellows.
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion
Degree and Area of Specialization:
MD, DO, or equivalent is required.
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
Sufficient experience to satisfy UNOS criteria to independently perform both heart and lung procurements is required. Experience with cannulation and management of patients requiring ECMO is desirable.
The successful candidate must be eligible for an unrestricted Wisconsin Medical License and must possess clinical and academic credentials sufficient for appointment at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor rank. Appointment as associate professor or full professor will require that candidate's credentials meet criteria for rank established by UW School of Medicine and Public Health Guidelines.
License or Certificate:
Completion of a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery is Required. Certification or eligibility for certification by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery is Preferred.
The successful applicant will participate in administrative and committee work to support the clinical and scholarly missions of UW Health and the School of Medicine and Public Health. An essential part of these duties will be working in a collegial relationship with other faculty members.
Madison is the capital city of Wisconsin. It is situated on several scenic lakes, and is frequently cited as one of the best cities in which to live.
It offers an excellent environment for families and a wide variety of cultural and recreational opportunities. A competitive salary and fringe benefit package is provided.
Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%
Appointment Type, Duration:
Anticipated Begin Date:
SEPTEMBER 01, 2019
ANNUAL (12 months)
Instructions to Applicants:
Your application must be received through the Jobs at UW portal to be considered as a candidate. To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to upload a CV and personal statement/cover letter.
The deadline for assuring full consideration is August 13, 2019, however positions will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.
Registered Nurse Cardiopulmonary Services Msmh
Status: Per Diem Facility: Mount St Marys Hospital
Work Schedule: Days with Weekend and Holiday Rotation Shift: 1:
Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No FTE: 0.100000: Bargaining Unit: SEIU Local 1199
Assists the cardiologists, NP or specially trained RN as required with cardiac diagnostic testing procedures to include, but is not limited to performance of Stress Echo, Stress testing, TEE procedures, Tilt Table testing and other cardiac diagnostic procedures. Functions as part of the Cardiopulmonary Services team rendering comprehensive cardiac and pulmonary education for Inpatient and Outpatient populations. Evaluates the patient for potential referral to the Phase II cardiac rehab program.
Associates Degree or Diploma in Nursing required
Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing
Licensed by State of New York as a Registered Professional Nurse.
Valid Driver's License required
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred
Must possess current BLS at time of placement.
ACLS must be obtain within twelve (12) months from time of placement.
Both BLS and ACLS must be maintained to work in the department
- One year (1) year of recent experience in critical care nursing required. If no such applicant an RN with two (2) years recent telemetry experience will be considered. If there is no applicant with critical care experience or telemetry experience the hospital will consider applicants with at least two (2) years of Med/Surg experience. If an applicant is accepted with Med/Surg experience, upon acceptance of a position, the Med/Surg employee must satisfactorily complete the dysrhythmia training program and quiz within three months of accepting the position required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Maintain patient charts
Computer Peripheral Equipment
May be exposed to infections and contagious diseases
Occasionally exposed to radiation hazards
Exposed to hazards from electrical/mechanical/power equipment
May be exposed to biohazardous, radioactive substances
Exposed to a variety of electro-mechanical hazards
Exposed to housekeeping/cleaning agents/chemicals
May be exposed to toxic chemicals
Contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances
Subject to varying and unpredictable situations
Handles emergency or crisis situations
May perform emergency care
Subject to many interruptions
Occasionally subjected to irregular hours
Occasional pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries
Requires judgment/action which could result in death of patient
Handles absentee replacement on short notice
Required Protective Equipment
Lab Coat or Apron
Non- Sterile Medical Gloves
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