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The Radiology Technologist Advanced CVL/IR practices in a community medical center under the general supervision of the Director of Heart and Vascular Services and the direct supervision of the Cardiac Cath Lab Supervisor; The Technologist works as a team member performing simple and complex diagnostic, therapeutic, and interventional invasive cardiovascular and angiographic procedures in the adult and geriatric population; Operates the physiologic and radiographic equipment in a safe and efficient manner; Positions and instructs the patient for the examinations; Ensures all patient care equipment is calibrated and that operational capabilities are tested consistent with departmental guidelines and regulations; Anticipate potential safety concerns in the environment of care and intervenes as necessary; Participates in educational activities, departmental committees, and other healthcare related projects as assigned; Provides direction and guidance in the proper use, care and control of material resources; Appraise the quality and effectiveness of material and equipment and communicates to responsible individuals; Provides accurate clinical and billing documentation; Utilizes interpersonal skills to maximize excellence in customer service, safe patient care, and professionalism; Contributes to a work environment of caring and cooperation among culturally diverse workforce and patient population; Performs other duties as needed and assigned; Performs other duties as needed and assigned.
Required Knowledge and Skills: Capacity to sub-specialize in Radiologic Technology; Knowledge of procedures done in the Special Procedures Section of Radiology and Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory; Ability and knowledge to handle suction device; Ability and knowledge to assist in intubations of patient; Ability to operate Ambu bag and resuscitation devices; A high regard for the dignity and worth of patients and their families; Ability to understand and speak English fluently enough to be easily understood by patients, hospital personnel, physicians, and visitors; Ability to use good judgment in an emergency situation; Commitment to upholding and providing care/services in a manner which is congruent with the Medical Center's mission statement; Ability to lift and transfer a patient; Good organizational skills; Flexibility; Must be able to initiate and manage a "Code Blue" situation until additional personnel are able to respond, and must be able to deal effectively with anxious, bewildered family members.
Education and Experience: Graduate of a program in Radiologic Technology approved by the Council of Medical Education of the American Medical Association. Must have a minimum of six months-one years' experience in Radiology/Interventional Radiology Lab performing Diagnostic and Interventional simple and complex procedures.
Licensure, Certification, or Registration: Must have a valid certification of Radiologic Technologist, (CRT) from the State of California, Department of Health Services. Valid California Fluoroscopy license required. American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) preferred. BLS required, ACLS preferred.