Job Description

Payroll Title:
Cardiac Electrophysiology Program
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 6:30am-7pm and some call hours until 9pm, Monday-Friday

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#117864 Cardiovascular Tech-Per Diem

Filing Deadline: Tue 8/9/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy


Under general supervision, the Cardiovascular Technologist assists Cardiologists, Electrophysiologists, and CV Surgeons during diagnostic and interventional procedures in the Electrophysiology Lab, Cardiac Catheterization Lab and OR Hybrid Room. Assists the professional nursing staff with the preparation of the patients for diagnostic and interventional procedures; prepares, operates, and ensures the proper functioning of equipment associated with the performance of these procedures.

The Cardiovascular Technologist monitors, scrubs and circulates the following cardiovascular procedures: EP ablations, device implants, left and right heart caths, percutaneous coronary interventions, left atrial appendage occlusion implants, and implantable loop recorders. The CVT practices radiation safety procedures; participates in performance improvement activities. Assists with patient transportation as needed. Performs quality control procedures as required. Responsibilities also include the requirement to be "on-call" when assigned.


  • Cardiovascular Technologist (CVT).

  • Complete certification training from an accredited CVT school.

  • BLS and ACLS at time of hire with commitment to get ART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • PACS, Angiography, Cardiovascular monitoring and ability to achieve competency with auxiliary equipment.

  • Experience as CVT/RCIS or completion of a CVT certification training from an accredited CVT School or clinical experience, with electrophysiology monitoring and auxiliary equipment and cardiovascular cath monitoring and auxiliary equipment use for respective positions.


  • Cardiovascular Technologist Certificate.


  • Must be able to wear lead apron.
  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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