One to two years of recent Cath Lab or IR Lab Interventional experience strongly preferred
Work Schedule: PRN Days
Call: This position will take call. This position is located at Memorial Central, but there is the possibility of floating to Memorial North.
Due to call requirements, candidates must live within 30 minutes for both Memorial Central and Memorial North.
Summary: Assists in imaging and interventional procedures to diagnose and treat cardiovascular conditions in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the policies, values, and mission of the organization.
Prepares patients for procedures by reviewing medical history, draping and positioning the patient, preparing procedural/testing sites and administering contrast media and/or medications within scope of practice.
Assists physician with performing diagnostic and therapeutic interventional procedures, including cardiac catheterizations. Performs imaging procedures including echocardiography and fluoroscopy. Analyzes results and takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues.
Monitors patient condition continually and reports/responds to changes in status as appropriate.
Prepares equipment and supplies. Selects appropriate exposure factors and imaging parameters. Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
Credentials: * Registered Radiologic Technologist (VI)Registered Technologist in Vascular Interventional Radiography or (CI) Registered Technologist in Cardiac Interventional Radiography * Reg Cardiovascular Invasive Spec. * Reg Cardiac Electrophysiology Spec. * Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Other information: Minimum Required Education: Associate's degree in health related field. Required Licensure/Certification: RCES, RCIS or ARRT(RT) certification within 2 years of hire.
ACLS within 6 months of hire but strongly preferred upon hire.
Minimum Experience: One to two years of recent Cath Lab or IR Lab Interventional experience strongly preferred.
BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)
The pay range for this position is: $31.61 - $47.41 / hour.Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and individual performance.
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