Cardiac Cath Lab Rad Tech

  • Evansville, IN
  • Deaconess Midtown Campus
  • Cardiology - MT
  • Full Time - 60 - Day/Evening
  • Professional/Technical
  • Scheduled Weekday: Monday - Friday
  • Shift Start Time: 6:30 AM
  • Shift End Time: 7:00 PM
  • Weekend Shift Assignments: None
  • Holiday Shift Assignments: Rotating Holidays
  • Position Eligible Incentives: Shift and On-Call Incentives
  • Req #: 21780
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Summary

SUMMARY OF THE JOB

  • Performs routine and specific specialized radiographic procedures at a level not requiring constant supervision of technical detail under the direction of a radiologist. IV administration of contrast is required.

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Job Duties include the following, other duties may be assigned:

      • Performs interventional, therapeutic, and vascular procedures under the direct supervision of the Cardiologist, Vascular Surgeon or Neurointerventionalist
      • Performs IV injections using safe sterile technique.
      • Assists with Transcatheter Aortic Valve Repair Procedures
      • Assists with EP device implants
      • Maintains flexibility to cover needs at Midtown and Gateway Campuses
      • Keeps area supplied and clean.
      • Performs office responsibilities to include scheduling patients when required.
      • Participates in in-services.
      • Monitors vital signs as necessary.
      • Performs EMR and PACS functions as necessary.
      • Maintains crash cart.
      • Maintains ACT and AVOX equipment.
      • Preps patient’s skin utilizing sterile technique.
      • Prepares for exams by checking charts for all appropriate information pre-scheduling and/or pre-procedure as applicable.
      • Regularly assists in the assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation, and documentation of patient/family educational needs so that adequate information is communicated to the patient/family.
      • Provides patient teaching.
      • Maintains equipment to decrease downtime and overtime expense.
      • Participates in performance improvement and quality assurance initiatives.
      • Other duties as assigned.
  • Competencies: If applicable and not listed below, please refer to the department for required competencies.

 JOB REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and must clearly demonstrate all required competencies. The education/experience, certifications, skills, physical demands, and work environment described below further define requirements associated with this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

    • Employee must maintain BLS CPR certification for healthcare providers. ACLS is preferred for technologist. Basic Dysrhythmia course is required.

  • Education and Experience

    • The individual must be a graduate of a recognized Radiologic Technologist program or meet clinical experience, didactic course work and alternative eligibility as specified in the ARRT application for certification instructions. The individual must have at least 5 years of prior Cath Lab experience.

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