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.
Essential: * Basic Life Support * Registered Radiologic Technologist * Reg Cardiovascular Invasive Spec. * Reg Cardiac Electrophysiology
Minimum Required Education: Associate's degree in health related field. Required Licensure/Certification: RCES, RCIS or ARRT(RT) certification within 2 years of hire. Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider. ACLS as determined at position level. Minimum Experience: None required.
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.)
Due to Point of Care Testing duties associated with this position, upon hire, a copy of highest level of education (diploma, degree, or transcripts) would be required to present to the hiring manager. If this is available to you at this time, please attach it with your resume in one document.
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