Tri-City Medical Center

  • RAD TECH - CATH LAB

    Posted Date 4 months ago(8/1/2018 6:35 PM)
    ID
    2018-7023
    FTE Status
    Full-Time 1.0
    Shift
    Day
    Cost Center/Dept
    7570 - Cardiac Cath Lab
    Work Schedule
    M-F 8 hour shifts, weekend, and evening on call, some holiday on call
  • Overview

    Position Summary:

    The licensed Angiography Technologist II is a caregiver who assists in the performance of the cardiac catheterization by

    assuring the imaging quality and storage of images according to departmental standards. Operates the fluoroscopy equipment in a manner that provides the highest quality image for the cardiologist to perform diagnostic and therapeutic catheterization. Responsibilities include appropriate billing for each procedure. Assists the Cardiologist in a scrub assistant role for all types of catheterization procedures.  Responsibilities include homodynamic monitoring, collection and calculation of data.

     

    Major Position Responsibilities:

    • Fulfills all duties and responsibilities of the Angiography Technologist I.
    • Assures the proper operation and performance of imaging equipment in the cardiac catheterization lab.
    • Assist Physician with proper images and sequences to facilitate diagnostic & interventional procedures.
    • Manages interdepartmental communication flow in and out of lab such as pages, lab specimens, housekeeping requests etc.
    • Fulfills the role of Monitor Technician.  Acquires homodynamic and electrophysiological parameters through computer sampling.
    • Enters changes as dictated by the catheterization procedure and prepares requisitions for the ordering of supplies.
    • Assist the physician as a scrub technician in the execution of diagnostic coronary arteriography and cardiac interventions.
    • Maintains a high level of competence in the three areas of rotation, Radiographic Technician/Monitor Technician/Scrub Technician with demonstrated annual continuing education credit/conference attendance.
    • Responsible to maintain a safe and clean work environment, including unit based specific safety and infection control requirements.

     

    Qualifications: ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES, KNOWLEDGE, & EXPERIENCE

    • Minimum of one-year catheterization lab experience, required.
    • Fulfills and maintains competencies.

     Education: 

    • Graduate of an accredited school of radiology with demonstration of continuing education for catheterization lab competence, required, or;
    • Graduate of an accredited school of cardiovascular with demonstration of continuing education for CCL competence, required.

    Licenses:

    • CRT (CA Radiologic Technology certificate), required.
    • CA Fluoroscopy permit, required.
    • ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists), required. 

    Certifications:

    • Current BLS, required.
    • Current ACLS certification (ACLS required within 6 months of hire date).
    • Additional Unit specific certification may be required.

    Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.

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