Assists Radiologists and Cardiologists in scheduling and performing procedures. Performs both diagnostic and invasive Cardiac and Radiologic procedures. Call is required. Hours may vary upon case load to maintain productivity standards.
Performs vascular and cardiac procedures in a professional manner obtaining consistently high quality images and adhere to sterile techniques
Maintains a high level of consciousness for quality patient care and professional attitude of special procedures/cardiac team.
Knowledgeable in operation of equipment not limited to but including digital console, processors, recording/monitoring equipment, digital archiving and processing equipment etc, can recognize problems and notify service.
Assists RN in preparing and monitoring patients by recognizing abnormal values and cardiac abnormalities.
Assures proper radiation protection for the patient, coworkers, and self.
Assures proper documentation of patient and procedure
Documents and records information required on films.
Knowledgeable of all supplies stocked in Cath lab i.e. catheters, guide wires, pta balloon cath., I.V. solutions, intervention cardiac supplies (PTCA, stents) etc. assisting in maintaining Cath lab supply levels within budgeted levels.
Assists in the instruction of students and cross-training of techs.
Assists in maintaining quality control checks reporting discrepancies in a timely manner.
Promotes cardiovascular services to market area and customers.
Assists with the responsibility for post procedure patient care i.e. holding arterial pressure.
Demonstrate the ability to check chart orders.
Demonstrate the ability to correctly transport patients.
Demonstrate the ability to maintain the patient's privacy and consideration of the patient's needs.
Performs other duties as required and assigned.
ARRT registry and/or RCIS required.
BLS certification required, until ACLS obtained.
ACLS certification is required within 6 months of employment.
Two years prior Cath Lab experience preferred.
Must successfully complete pre-employment assessment.
Basic computer skills required.
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