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20Oct

Radiology Technologist-Cardiac Cath Lab

UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital,

Overview

Sign-On Bonus Included: $5,000 Bonus for a 2 year committment. 

 

Work hours will be days. 6:45 am - 4:15 pm, for 72 hours per pay period, and as needed. You will be required to flex to other departments as needed. This position does take call on nights and weekends. 

 

Promotes and restores patients’ cardiovascular health by collaborating with physicians and the multidisciplinary team while providing physical and psychological support in a holistic manner to patients and their families. Performs various roles in the Cath Lab setting safely and sufficiently including but not limited to: primary assistant to the Cardiologist at the sterile table, and secondary circulating and monitoring.

Qualifications

 

Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.

Education:

 

 

 

Graduate of accredited radiologic technology program

Bachelor’s Degree in Radiologic Technology

Experience:

 

 

 

 

 

·         Previous Cath Lab experience

·         EPIC EMR system experience

·         Apollo Documentation knowledge

License(s)/Certification(s):

 

 

 

 

·         Permit to Practice from the Iowa Dept. of Public Health, Bureau of Radiological Health

·         Current Radiologic Technologist certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)

·         Must possess and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or within three (3) months from date of hire.

·         ACLS certified within 1 year

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

 

 

 

 

·         Organizational

·         Verbal

·         Interpersonal/Communication Skills

·         Customer Relations

·         Mathematical

·         Grammar/Spelling

·         Comprehend written instruction

·         Follow verbal instruction

·         Basic computer skills

·         Analytical

·         Clerical

Other:

 

 

 

Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

 

 

Responsibilities

Patient Education and Support

  • Provides pre-, intra- and/or post-procedure education for diagnostic and interventional procedures.
  • Instructs patients and/or families regarding examination, procedure, treatment, discharge and outcomes and allows time for questions.
  • Utilizes visual/teaching aids as needed.
  • Provides teach-back/return demonstrations when appropriate.
  • Encourages family participation.
  • Verbalizes where to find interpreter services.

Safety and Equipment Knowledge

  • Understands and adheres to all safety practices (ALARA) while performing duties to minimize any risk of injury and/or exposure to unnecessary ionizing radiation.
  • Maintains knowledge of patient equipment and therapeutic modalities utilized in the Catheterization Lab.
  • Conducts and participates in procedural Time Outs and proper patient identification.
  • Assesses the need for additional safety measures.

Departmental Support

  • Performs and provides nursing support in various roles within the Cath Lab and Radiology Departments.
  • Makes independent decisions based on the knowledge of departmental functions, policies and procedures.
  • Promotes the development, preparation, implementation and attainment of departmental goals, policies and projects.
  • Communicates with the department supervisors as necessary when problems or unusual circumstances arise and documents as necessary.
  • Provides on-call emergency coverage (as defined by departmental policy) for Cardiovascular Procedures.

Direct Patient Care

  • Possesses/exhibits strong EKG rhythm interpretation skills.
  • Provides leadership in emergent situations.
  • Establishes a climate of mutual respect and trust.
  • Maintains ability to perform in an assertive yet supportive manner when functioning with physicians in the procedural setting.
  • Follows departmental and hospital infection control policies.
  • Purposefully conducts all aspects of the job in an ethical manner.


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Job Details

ID 772968
Location
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Categories
Health Care
EMSI Skills Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
American Registry Of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Certified
Assertiveness
Basic Life Support
Cardiac Catheterization
Cardiology
Cath Lab
Demonstration Skills
Electrocardiography
Grammar
Infection Control
Interpersonal Communications
Leadership
Nursing
Psychology
Radiologic Technologist
Radiology
Teach-Back Method
Teaching
Therapeutic Modalities
Benefits

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