Interventional Neuro Technologist

CHI Health Chattanooga , TN 37402

Posted 2 weeks ago

Overview
CHI Memorial Hospital, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, is once again the only hospital in the Chattanooga area to be named a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be the regional referral center of choice providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia.

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  • Responsibilities

The Interventional Technologist is responsible for all aspects of care related to adult inpatients or outpatients undergoing procedures in the Interventional Neurology Lab. Applies knowledge of growth and development to perform detailed assignments and interventions. Provides consistent care based on the changing physical and psychosocial needs, unique to the patient. This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of professional work to be performed. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. Call is requirement of this position. Must be able to respond onsite within 30 minutes of the call.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Sterile technique

  • Administration and knowledge of medications given to the patient under the supervision of the physician

  • Operate physiologic monitoring equipment

  • Operate all equipment related to coronary procedures (IABP, Impella, IVUS, FFR, rotational atherectomy, temporary pacemaker generator, ISTAT, MedRad injector, Angiojet and manual thrombectomy, etc. )

  • Management of blood samples and calculations

  • Use of general patient care equipment and communication equipment

  • Successfully complete all annual competencies

  • Use of unit-specific equipment (computers, copiers, etc.)

  • Daily QA and trouble-shooting skills for radiographic equipment

  • Knowledge, advocate, and employ techniques for radiation safety

  • Knowledge of CPAC data storage system

  • Good telephone and communication skills

  • Ability to adapt to changes in health care technology

  • Other duties assigned by management

  • Qualifications*
    Must have completed accredited program for Radiology Technologist or Respiratory Therapist or Cardiovascular Technologist
    National License ARRT for Radiology Technologist or Tennessee Respiratory Therapist for RRT or National RCIS for Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist
    AHA BLS
    AHA ACLS (within 3 months of hire)
    5 years of experience in profession

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