We are looking for a Cardiovascular Imaging Tech for the Cardiac Cath Lab!
Full time, 80 hours bi-weekly
Shift: 10 hour, Day
Under general direction of the Department Manager and/or Lead Technologist, and in collaboration with the Medical Director of the Cath Lab, cardiologists, radiologists, and other medical staff, the Cardiovascular/ Interventional Imaging Technologist is responsible for the performance of advance cardiovascular and interventional imaging procedures. Serves as a customer service representative to patients, their families, the public, and the medical staff. Participates in quality assurance and organizational improvement activities. Provides age-appropriate care (e.g. assists with data collection and providing care) for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
- Reads and interprets written materials such as prescriptions, physician’s orders, policies and procedures, safety regulations, and highly technical equipment operating instructions. Interprets and processes a variety of clinical/technical information presented in written, verbal, waveform, graphical, or diagram format.
- Speaks and writes effectively. Writes routine reports, clinical notes, and memoranda.
- Applies advanced algebraic concepts in the calculation of valve areas, pressure gradients, ejection fraction, shunts, and cardiac output with a high degree of accuracy.
- Solves complex problems and deals effectively with situations where no standardization exists. •Must possess excellent critical thinking skills.
- Concentrates on details in a busy, stressful and distracting environment.
- Graduate of a program in radiologic technology approved by the Committee on Allied Health Education & Accreditation of the American Medical Association.
- A minimum of two years recent experience in a hospital-based imaging department or recent experience in a hospital based Cath lab performing interventional cardiology or recent graduate of a Bachelor’s program in radiologic technology with cardiac externship.
Licensure / Certification:
- Current licensure as a Certified Radiologic Technologist by the State of California is required.
- Current CPR required.
- ACLS required within 120 days of hire.
- Advanced registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in cardiovascular and interventional imaging (CV-I) preferred.
Additional Skills / Abilities:
- Advanced computer skills related to equipment operation are essential.
- Staff members who treat patients of a specific age group must be aware of the regulatory and accreditation requirements specific to the adolescent, adult and geriatric patient populations.