Cath Lab Tech Onsite Elkhart, IN, US

Location: Indiana IN

Salary Range: 0-45USD / hour Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job ID: 1109 March 14, 2023 860-417-7309

Job description
Reports to the Coordinator/Director. Operates basic radiologic equipment determining the quality and quantity of ionizing radiation to make quality radiographs on injured and/or sick patients as directed by physicians following accepted policies and procedures under the direction of radiologists.MISSION, VALUES and SERVICE GOALS

MISSION: We deliver outstanding care, inspire health, and connect with heart.
VALUES: Trust. Respect. Integrity. Compassion.
SERVICE GOALS: Personally connect. Keep everyone informed. Be on their team.
Operates Equipment /Physiological Monitoring

Operates the Archive Manager and knows the proper way to transfer the digital images to the Archive Manager.
Demonstrates knowledge of how to use the quantitative analysis on the Philips equipment.
Correctly and accurately sets-up Phillips X-Ray equipment for Cardiac Cath procedure.
Understands and correctly uses all settings on the Phillips equipment.
Operates med-rad injector (set-up, flow rates and rise settings).
Demonstrates knowledge of different angles of II.
Demonstrates knowledge of set-up and use of the Ultrasound, Rotoblator, Angiojet, Pressure Wire equipment.
Operates the Vercis workstation and is able to transfer all angiographic cases accurately.
Thorough knowledge of and accurately documents all cardiovascular procedures and patient assessment.
Demonstrates proficiency in physiologic recording of LHC, R&LHC, Swan insertion, temporary pacemaker, EP, PTCA procedures.
Demonstrates the ability to interpret basic cardiac dysrhythmias.
Demonstrates presidency in trouble shooting of the physiological monitoring system when necessary.
Obtains accurate patient information (labs, H&P, consents).
Knowledge of correct procedure to follow in an emergent situation. (i.e. 77, notification of support personnel as needed).
Operates and accurately documents blood sugars during cardiac procedures with the glucometer in the Cath Labs.
Quality Assurance Education and Training

Performs Daily check of correct transfer of all images to digital storage.
Ability to troubleshoot error messages on Philips X-ray / and digital storage.
Knows the proper way to call Philips service for problems / Maintenance.
Maintains Radiation Protection equipment annually; Aprons, Thyroid Collars, Glasses.
Maintains monthly film badges for all CCL personnel.
Covers and maintains flexibility to cover emergency call shift.
Maintains cardiovascular certification (i.e. CCT, RCIS )
Maintains cardiovascular certification, (i.e. CCT, RCIS), participates in education and training of new staff members.
Maintains ACLS and BLS.
Completes house wide skills and Cath Lab specific skills.
Maintains current State and National Registration for Radiologic Technologists.
Responsible for accumulating continuous education credits to retain professional licensure.
Attends 80 % of the unit meetings and is responsible for 100% of the information shared at meetings.
Patient Preparation

Demonstrates the ability to prepare patient for cardiovascular procedure by shaving area and prepping site using aseptic technique.
Demonstrates the ability to drape patient for cardiovascular procedure.
Demonstrates the ability to complete patient hook up to monitoring system, SAT monitor and NIBP system.
Thorough knowledge of cardiovascular procedures to perform patient education as required.
Familiar with location of supplies in Cath Lab suite and storage room.
Demonstrates the ability to interpret basic cardiac dysrhythmia.
Assists in stocking room each morning and in restocking the room when necessary.
Assists with inventory processes as requested.
Demonstrates the ability to accurately document all information, relative to the case. Assists with room turn-around.
Scrub Role

Demonstrates an understanding of proper sterile technique relative to all cardiovascular procedures.
Thorough knowledge and practice of proper handling of sterile supplies and equipment.
Demonstrates the ability to perform a surgical scrub for cardiovascular procedures.
Demonstrates proper tray prep for all cardiovascular procedures, to include: LHC, R&LHC, Swan ganz, A-line, Temporary Pacemaker, PTCA.
Demonstrates proper technique of injecting coronary arteries with contrast.
Thorough knowledge of proper handling of catheters, wires, sheath, with proper aspiration of flushing of catheters and sheaths.
Demonstrates the ability and knowledge to connect A-lines to pressure monitoring systems of Cath Lab.
Demonstrates knowledge and ability to remove A-lines and venous sheaths.
Demonstrates thorough knowledge and the proficiency to scrub: LHC, R&LHC, Swan ganz placement and temporary pacemaker, EP cases, IVUS, Rotablator.
Performs the proper Preparation and Handling of all equipment used during a PTCA procedure.
Contributes to the overall effectiveness of the department

Completes other job-related duties and projects as assigned.
ORGANIZATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIESAssociate complies with the following organizational requirements:

Attends and participates in department meetings and is accountable for all information shared.
Completes mandatory education, annual competencies and department specific education within established timeframes.
Completes annual employee health requirements within established timeframes.
Maintains license/certification, registration in good standing throughout fiscal year.
Direct patient care providers are required to maintain current BCLS (CPR) and other certifications as required by position/department.
Consistently utilizes appropriate universal precautions, protective equipment, and ergonomic techniques to protect patient and self.
Adheres to regulatory agency requirements, survey process and compliance.
Complies with established organization and department policies.
Available to work overtime in addition to working additional or other shifts and schedules when required.
Commitment to Beacon's six-point Operating System, referred to as The Beacon Way:

Leverage innovation everywhere.
Cultivate human talent.
Embrace performance improvement.
Build greatness through accountability.
Use information to improve and advance.
Communicate clearly and continuously.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities as indicated below are normally acquired through the successful completion of an Associate’s Degree or Professional Training. AART certified and ISBH General Certification required. Interventional Registry required. One to two years of experience as a Special Procedures Radiographer desired; two to five years of experience as a Staff Radiographer preferred.Knowledge & Skills

Position patients.
Practice aseptic techniques.
Knowledge of catheters and interventional items.
Knowledge of contrast media.
Be able to operate all standard radiographic and special procedure equipment.
Knowledge of Radiology Computer System.
Working Conditions

Works in a hospital and patient care environment.
Must be able to report to work location within 30 minutes when On Call.
Physical DemandsRequires the physical ability and stamina (i.e. to walk/stand for prolonged periods of time, push carts/wheelchairs up to 50 pounds, to position/lift patients at a maximum of 35 pounds unassisted, over 35 pounds requires assistance, provide CPR, etc.) to perform the essential functions of the position.

Skills: What are the 3-4 non-negotiable requirements of this position? Radiologic Technologist Cath lab experience preferred EP experience ACLS certified. What are the nice-to-have skills? More than 1 year experience

Posted by: Professional Nursing Service

Phone: 860-417-7309

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Location: Indiana IN,US

No of Vacancies: 3

Job Sector: Hospital, Healthcare

Job Type: Permanent

Experience: 1 - 8 Years

Salary Range/Rate: 0-45USD/hour

Posted by: Professional Nursing Service

Phone: 860-417-7309

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