Cath Lab - Interventional Technologist (Sign on Bonus Eligible)

  • Requisition ID: 166082
  • Department: 200266 Cardiac Cath Lab
  • Schedule: Full Time - Eligible for Benefits
  • Shift: Varies
  • Category: Allied Health

Position Purpose

This position is responsible for producing optimal diagnostic images while providing excellent patient care. The incumbent is accountable for individualized patient care while in the Diagnostic Interventional Department.

 

 

 

Nature and Scope

The incumbent provides radiology services to patients of Neonatal, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric patients and families. Demonstrating the ability to work with patient’s physical, motor/sensory adaptation, cognitive, and psychosocial needs specific to the population being served, and meets standards of quality as measured by the Unit/Department age specific competency standards.

Competently operates Interventional imaging equipment and related machinery. Verifies and executes physician's orders for diagnostic and therapeutic exams, ensuring the proper preparation for such exams, and the safety and well-being of patients during procedures. Performs as first assist to the Interventional Cardiologist, Vascular Surgeon, or Interventional Radiologist. Sets up sterile trays and maintains the sterility of the room. Other duties include, but are not limited to, circulating, manipulation of drains and lines, suturing, billing and filming, supplies stocking, charting, quality improvement studies.

Determines the best method of obtaining optimal Interventional examinations while ensuring patient safety; regulates patient flow, consults with radiologists to determine contrast media applications or variances in established procedures; continually evaluates exam quality and makes necessary corrections to improve image quality. May be required to work overtime and take call, or to accept Leave Without Pay or Annual Leave during periods of reduced workload. May be required to assist other modalities within the department or Renown Health System.

This position does provide patient care.

 

 

Disclaimer

The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.

 

 

 

Minimum Qualifications
Requirements - Required and/or Preferred

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Education:

Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English. Associate’s degree in Radiologic Technology or RCIS, or completion of AMA approved hospital-based program.

Experience:

No experience required. Preference will be given to applicants with Cardiovascular Interventional Radiography (CV), Cardiac Interventional Radiography (CI), or Vascular Interventional Radiography (VI). Applicants with experience in hospitals with computer system operations will be given preference.

License(s):

Requires American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) R.T. (R) certification or Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS). State of Nevada Radiation Control Program License.

Certification(s):

200266 (Cath Lab): BLS upon hire required. ACLS within six months of hire required. Renown: Intro to ECG Interpretation class required within 6 months of hire.

200255 and 400255 (IR): BLS upon hire required. Renown: Intro to ECG Interpretation class required within 6 months of hire.

Computer / Typing:

Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.

 

 

Benefits

Renown Health exists to make a genuine difference in the health and well-being of the people and communities we serve. And it is through your passion that this mission is made real every day. The relationship with employees is the foundation for success as we proceed with our strategic direction. We strive to build upon this solid partnership by offering a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that meets the diverse needs of employees and their family members.

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    Education Assistance

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    Paid Time Off

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    401(k) Company Match

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    Flexibile Work Environment

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