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Invasive Cardiovascular Technician

Nucleus Healthcare
Columbia, MO
Expired: April 11, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $43 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Nucleus Healthcare is seeking a talented, qualified Invasive Cardiovascular Technician candidate to join a prestigious academic health system in Columbia, MO. Take the next step in your career and thrive in an environment where you are respected, challenged, and offered endless opportunities to define your career path!

Our partner nurtures a workplace culture you can thrive in.
  • Becker Healthcare's 150 Top Places to Work
  • "Just Culture" organization
  • DAISY Award Partner
  • ANCC Accredited Nurse Residency Program

Small town charm. Big opportunities.

Columbia, MO, is an up-and-coming university town in the heart of Missouri known for its
  • prestigious public university
  • healthcare system
  • public schools
  • division 1 sports
  • affordable cost of living and housing

With a thriving cultural and culinary scene, many outdoor activities, and easy access to St. Louis and Kansas City, you can have the best of both worlds: the charm of a small town with the convenience of modern amenities and top-notch healthcare.

Benefits that matter.
  • $5k relocation bonus outside a 50-mile radius of Columbia, MO
  • $10k retention bonus
  • Paid-for tuition from the local top-rated university
    • Up to 75% for you and 50% for spouses and children
    • Includes all locations and online
  • Generous retirement program- 100% match up to 8% on 401(k)
  • Student loan repayment program
  • 100% paid leave for parents and caregivers for up to four weeks - effective January 2024
  • Comprehensive health and wellness benefits, including mental health support
  • Defined career paths and clinical ladder for CMAs, LPNs, Graduate Nurses, RNs, and more!

Paid Time Off (Exempt)
  • 0-5 years: 17 Days
  • 5+ Years: 22 Days

Personal Days
  • 4 Days

Sick Days
  • 12 Days

Pay Rate
  • Up to $43/ hour based on experience

Job Description

Basic Functionality and Responsibility

Responsible for the physiologic, radiologic, and electronic aspects of therapeutic and diagnostic examinations in the Invasive Cardiovascular Laboratory.

Essential Functions
  • Monitor the physiological condition of cardiac patients during such procedures as heart catheterization, temporary and permanent pacemakers, intra-aortic balloon pump insertions, coronary angiography, angioplasties, streptokinase infusions, and electrophysiologic procedures.
  • Calibrate and maintain equipment used in conducting tests and processing results while following departmental quality control guidelines.
  • Use of sterile technique for setting up procedure, handing off supplies, and prepping the patient for the procedure. Calculate more complex cardiac parameters using data obtained from heart catheterizations, and IE shunt runs.
  • Measure systolic, diastolic, and mean pressures from various heart and blood vessel locations.
  • Draw ventricular silhouettes from angiograms in order to measure ventricular volumes and calculate the patient's ejection fraction.
  • Provide hemodynamic monitoring during cardiac catheterization procedures and prepare reports for attending cardiologists in order to enable the proper diagnosis and treatment of patients.
  • Participate in in-service education and outside educational programs.
  • May complete unit/department-specific duties as outlined in department documents.

Supervision Received

General supervision is received from the Supervisor, Technical Services.

Supervision Exercised

Functional supervision may be exercised over assigned students.

Required Qualifications
  • Associate's degree in a health science area or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities can be acquired.
  • One (1) year of experience in invasive cardiovascular technology.
  • Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) or Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES) certification by Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI), or Cardiac-interventional Radiography (Cl) or Cardiovascular-interventional Radiography (CV) certification by American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), or other cardiovascular-related certification within twenty-four (24) months as a condition of continued employment in this job classification.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Additional license/certification requirements as determined by the hiring department.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met with or without reasonable accommodation. The performance of these physical demands is an essential function of the job. This position is very active and requires ambulating, reaching, and moving objects weighing up to and over 20 lbs.This role also routinely comes into contact with patients who may have contagious illnesses. This position is in a health care facility open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Rotating shifts, holidays, and work during inclement weather will be required.

Performance Expectations

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee for this job; however, completion of these duties is a measure of successful performance. Employees of this job classification are subject to performance reviews. The basic function, responsibilities, and characteristics of duties may change at any time with or without notice.

Safety Sensitivity Status

This position is considered safety sensitive.

This document is a general description of typical job duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees holding the associated job title. Additional duties, specific qualifications, and work emphasis may vary between individual positions.

Nucleus Healthcare

Who We Are

Purpose-built, patient-minded, and mission-driven, Nucleus is trusted by major hospitals, health systems, and life sciences organizations with a vision to redefine how healthcare does business.

What We Do

Nucleus Healthcare ("Nucleus") delivers next-generation human capital management to empower people who power healthcare. Rooted in talent management, Nucleus provides services and solutions that have yielded more than 7,500 hires in healthcare for all levels and roles.

Our Mission

Empower the people who power healthcare.

Our Vision

Redefining the way healthcare does business.

Our Values

We deliver results • We are committed • We are precise • We are change agents • We are ONE team • We are fueled by passion and purpose.


About Nucleus

Nucleus Healthcare is a talent acquisition company trusted by top-tier facilities and organizations to partner in finding quality candidates seeking meaningful employment. Our recruiters are experienced in building candidate profiles based on the skills our partners want to hire. When you speak to one of our recruiters, they will make you feel at ease throughout the process, preparing you with confidence every step of the way. We'll do what it takes to ensure you land a role that is the right fit for you, and where you can grow your career.

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