Cardiovascular Radiology Technician FT D/E
Job Description: This position requires on call coverage 9 shifts monthly to include one weekend. There will be an additional month or two of weekend call Performs radiographic procedures, with emphasis on cardiovascular anatomy, upon patients of all age groups in accordance with established professional and departmental standards and procedures. Performs radiographic procedures and special diagnostic procedures in a timely manner consistent with established quality standards and the special needs of patients. Supervises radiological technologist rotating within the special procedures area; ensures their compliance with technical requirements of special radiological procedures. Participates as a member of a specialized medical team performing catheterization or other procedures to prepare patients for angiography. Conducts daily quality assurance tests on radiological and emergency equipment and records results. Maintains a daily activities log. Trains staff technologist in angiographic procedures. Maintains CME requirements. Ensures proper storage and routing of supplies in the angiography area; monitors supplies and reports shortages as required. Orders all special procedure supplies as needed. Enters all pertinent patient information upon completion of procedure and adhering to department policy. Assists physician in emergency situations and adverse contrast reaction to patients. Performs role of monitoring rhythm and hemodynamics and documenting procedure events during routine and emergency cardiac procedures. On-call for emergency procedures related to treatment of cardiovascular disease. Required Qualifications: Successful completion of a 2 year radiological technology program in an AMA approved educational institution. New hires will be allowed up to 6 months to achieve the ACLS certification if they do not have it at time of hire. Preferred Experience: Two years in hospital special procedure environment. In absence of formal special procedures, training, twelve months certifiable on-the-job training in angiography is required. Training in rhythm identification and management. Prior Cath lab experience.