Cath Lab Rad Tech Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital Santa Rosa, California
Part Time / 8 HR (32 HRS WK) Day Shift / NUHW
Summary: • Performs all aspects of physiological monitoring, recording and calculations for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures done in the angiocardiography laboratory of adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. Responsible for all radiographic procedures and their quality control in the Lab. • Assists physicians as a scrub technician during angiocardiography procedures. Provides instruction to new employees and radiology students.
Responsibilities: • Assists with preparation of patients for angiography procedures. • Appropriately preps and drapes patient and sets up procedure table. • Acquires and maintains technical skills required to function completely and assist in a variety of cardiac and angiographic procedures. • Assists with staff education by precepting scrubbing techniques and annual procedure/device competencies. • Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age specific patient's needs. • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of hemodynamic monitoring. Records and calculates the physiological data as needed. • Selects radiographic factors to ensure the least amount of patient radiation exposure while maintaining established department standards of performance. • Responsible for radiation protection of self, patients, and other patient care team members. • Directs qualified physicians and support personnel in use of radiologic equipment. • Assists in equipment operation of the medrad injector, video recorders, radiological angiography and cardiac angiography systems, and other radiological equipment as needed. Assists with intracoronary Vascular Ultrasound and the Myocardial Fractional Flow Reserve Monitoring system. • Prepares for and assists in the insertion and operation of the intra-aortic balloon pump. • Assists in inventory management by maintaining accurate records of supplies used in each procedure. • Inputs proper codes for accurate procedure billing. • Performs daily quality control checks of radiologic equipment and film processor and other quality control activities as requested. • Maintains clinical competencies according to departmental standards. • Contributes to the efficient operation of the department.
Position Qualifications: Education: Graduate of Accredited school of Radiologic Technology (ARRT) Experience: Two years as a scrub technician preferred in an acute care hospital. Training: Additional training in angiocardiography. License/Certification: A.R.R.T., C.R.T .and Fluoroscopy permit. BLS within 60 days of hire.
The people of St. Joseph Health have worked for 53 years to improve health and quality of life in California's North Bay region, starting in Sonoma County, where the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange opened the doors of Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital in 1950. Today, we continue the mission begun by the Sisters and continued through the St. Joseph Health Ministry of extending the healing ministry of Jesus to those we serve through an integrated spectrum of primary, urgent, acute, outpatient, palliative care and regional referral services. Sonoma County entities aligned with St. Joseph Health include the 278-bed Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, the region's only Level II trauma center, as well as the 80-bed Petaluma Valley Hospital. Our services also encompass three Urgent Care centers, Hospice of Petaluma, Memorial Hospice and North County Hospice, the Annadel Medical Group, as well as the St. Joseph Home Care Network. We act as a regional referral hub for outlying hospitals, while also providing outpatient behavioral health care, education to promote health and prevent chronic disease, rehabilitation, oral health care, community benefit programs, and more, all fostering health and quality of life throughout the area.
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