Duke University Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist I - Duke Regional Hospital in Durham, North Carolina


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Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist I (Cath & EP Lab) – Duke Regional Hospital – Day Shift

Duke University Health System seeks to hire a Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist who will embrace our mission of Advancing Health Together.

Department Profile:

Duke Regional Hospital has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and Alamance counties and the surrounding communities for nearly 40 years. With more than 1,700 employees, its focus is on providing outstanding medical care with compassionate, personalized service in a comfortable community hospital setting. Duke Regional Hospital has 369 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and vascular services, and also offers care at the Duke Rehabilitation Institute and Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center. In fiscal year 2016, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 15,792 patients and had 123,234 outpatient visits.

U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #16 in North Carolina and #6 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2016-17.

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Full Time: Generally Monday-Friday day shifts.

Participate in call rotation for weekends and holidays.

Duke Nursing Highlights:

All three Duke Hospitals have received Magnet designation for excellence in nursing.

  • Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.

  • Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!

  • Tuition Reimbursement!

Job Summary:

As a Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist with Duke University Health System, you will make providing service your priority while caring for the whole person in a patient-centered atmosphere.

May perform any of the following:

  • Basic diagnostic catheterization procedures on adult patients with known and suspected congenital and acquired cardiac and peripheral vascular disease.

  • Basic interventional procedures which may include any of the following: PTCA, stent prep and placement, IABP placement and operation.

  • Basic EP procedure may include any of the following; EP studies, implantation of pacemaker, ICD, BIV ICD and ablations.



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Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist I - Duke Regional Hospital



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Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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A graduate of a diploma, associate, or baccalaureate academic program in health science (including, but not limited to, cardiovascular technology, ultrasound, radiologic technology, respiratory therapy, or nursing)


Must have documented competency in interpretation of EKG and hemodynamics.

Cardiac Catheterization or Electrophysiology Lab experience preferred.

Allied health professional experience in cardiology preferred.

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

RCIS, RCES, or IBHRE certification within 24 months of hire and remains in active status Basic Life Support Certification required.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification required within 6 months of employment

cardiovascular technology, ultrasound, radiologic technology, respiratory therapy, RCIS, RCES, or IBHRE, EKG, Cardiac Catheterization, Electrophysiology Lab, cath, EP