SCHS

Cardiovascular/IR Lab Special Procedure Technologist

1 week ago
Job ID
2017-19141
# Positions
1
Bend
Oregon
Category
Radiology/Imaging
Hours per pay period
80
Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift Start & End Time
0700-1730
Scheduled days of the week
Monday - Friday
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Min
USD $32.60/Hr.
Max
USD $49.88/Hr.
Shift
Variable

Overview

The Cardiovascular/IR Lab Special Procedure Technologist performs general, invasive and interventional procedures at a technical level and provides patient focused care as part of the care delivery team in the Cardiac Cath Lab, Angio/IR Lab, EP Lab and OR interventional procedure room  and in other related settings as needed . This position does not directly manage any other caregivers.

 

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St. Charles Health System is the largest employer in Central Oregon with more than 3,600 caregivers/employees at four hospitals and multiple outpatient clinics. We offer a wide variety of exciting clinical and non-clinical career paths for talented individuals.  We are seeking individuals with a passion for delivering exceptional care and service and who are looking for an opportunity to work with a dynamic and talented team of caregivers.

 

Responsibilities

(May perform additional duties of similar complexity within SCHS as required or assigned)

 

Provides clinical and emotional support to patients undergoing diagnostic and interventional procedures.

 

Applies standards of radiation safety guidelines outlined by ALARA and Oregon State Health Division.

 

Performs Diagnostic Radiographic procedural examinations in the interventional setting.

 

 Provides and monitors equipment and supplies based on patient and procedural needs.

 

Performs Special Procedure,  Cardiac Cath Lab and EP Radiographic examinations..     

 

Assists in Record Maintenance and statistics.

 

Perform diagnostic and interventional hemodynamic monitoring.

 

Participates in training  and education program as requested.

 

Creates and maintains sterile field and demonstrates aseptic technique in scrub role.

 

Performs sponge, sharps and instrument counts when appropriate.

 

Performs accurate supply and equipment usage documentation and charge capture.

 

Performs documentation according to SCHS policies and guideline requirements.

 

Assures that equipment is functioning properly and that appropriate supply inventory is maintained. 

 

Subject to providing stand-by and on-call coverage as required by the needs of the department.

 

Role models two-way communication of the SCHS mission, vision, values, and strategic plan for the department.

 

Conducts all activities with the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality.  Complies with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures, supporting the health system’s corporate integrity efforts by acting in an ethical and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected violations of applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all company investigations and proceedings.

 

Delivers customer service and/or patient care in a manner that promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and accurate.

 

Qualifications

Education:    

Graduate of a certified radiologic technology-training program required. 

Bachelors degree preferred.

 

Licensure/Certification/Registration: 

Current ARRT or equivalent registration required

Current Oregon State Board of Radiology Technology licensure required

BLS/ACLS Certification required (within 90 days of hire)

CI or RCIS registry required within two years of date of hire.

 

Personal Protective Equipment:

Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.

 

Experience:

Minimum 2 years experience in diagnostic radiography required.

2 years experience cardiovascular or Interventional Radiology  lab preferred.

Cardiovascular experience preferred

Cardiac cath lab surgical asepsis, scrub assist, and coronary intervention procedures experience preferred.

 Electrophysiology experience preferred.

Cardiovascular Interventional Lab equipment experience preferred.

Hospital equipment/systems experience preferred.

EMR experience preferred.

Physical Requirements

Continually (75% or more): Standing and walking, keyboard operation, use of clear and audible speaking voice and the ability to hear normal speech level.

Frequently (50%): Sitting, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 1-25 pounds.

Occasionally (25%): Bending, stooping/kneeling/crouching, climbing ladder/step-stool (varies by area), reaching overhead, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 25-50 pounds, grasping/squeezing, ability to hear whispered speech level.

Rarely (10%): Climbing stairs.

Never (0%): Climbing ladder/step-stool (varies by area), operation of a motor vehicle.

Exposure to Elemental Factors:

Rarely (10%): Wet/slippery area, chemical solution.

Never (0%): Heat, cold, noise, dust, vibration, uneven surface.

Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category:

Risk for Exposure to BBP

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