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Interventional Rad Tech, Cath Lab

Company: Community Medical Centers
Location: Fresno
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Overview: *All positions are located in Fresno/Clovis CA*Fresno Heart and Surgical Hospital (FHSH) is a unique specialty hospital in Central California known for its luxurious accommodations, excellent patient experience and five-star cardiac, vascular and bariatric surgery services. Healthgrades and patients alike, have rated our facility among the top California hospitals when it comes to providing a healing environment. More than 90% of patients surveyed indicated they would definitely recommend us to family and friends. Healthgrades also ranks us in the top 5% nationally, recognizing our hotel-like environment and service with the Outstanding Patient Experience Award, eight years in a row. We have 48 private patient suites that are able to accommodate a patient's overnight guest. Also, an additional nine private intensive care suites. We are a technologically advanced facility with surgical suites that promote minimally-invasive techniques for cardiac, vascular, bariatric and general surgery.Responsibilities: As a novice to advanced beginner interventional radiology technologist, works with proceduralists as part of a procedural team to perform interventional procedures. Operates medical imaging equipment (single and bi-plane fluoroscopic angiographic equipment, Ultrasound, Intravascular Ultrasound IVUS) and assists with device management. The procedures range from routine diagnostic angiographic procedures to complex vascular, non-vascular-interventional and therapeutic procedures.Accountabilities1. Accountable for correctly identifying the patient and ensuring correct patient identification with all imaging equipment and assuring integrity of patient identity in all information systems used with procedure. 2. Participates in time out. 3. Sterile Procedures - Properly sets up sterile procedural trays for correct procedure. Properly preps patient for exams (drape, site scrub/prep, table set up, prime lines). Follows sterile technique when preparing for and assisting with procedures. 4. Assists with radiographic/fluoroscopic imaging technique for optimal image quality while maintaining minimum radiation exposure and fluoro times. 5. Follows medication management guidelines when handling medications including proper documentation, storage, security and labeling. 6. Ensures proper and consistent utilization of radiation protection devices and maintains accurate patient fluoro log. 7. Room turnover - Cleans equipment between uses. Properly disposes single use items. Keeps work area clutter free. Contacts Environmental Services immediately when needed. Assesses inventory to ensure no shortages of supplies and ensures study is charged/logged. 8. Participates in all mandatory staff meetings, in-services and training programs to ensure continued understanding of all departmental policies, procedures and performance improvement processes. Participates in Medical Imaging and corporate PI projects. 9. Performs other duties as assigned.Qualifications:Education Graduate of an ARRT approved school of Radiologic Technology requiredLicenses and Certifications BLS - Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers by American Heart Association (AHA) required CRT - State of California Certified Radiologic Technologist required CRTFP - State of California Radiologic Tech Fluoroscopy Permit required ARRT - American Registry Radiologic Technologists (Effective for all employees hired after 8.30.2020) required PreferredARRT(VI) - ARRT Vascular Interventional Radiography ARRT(CI) - ARRT Cardiac Interventional ARRT(CVI) - ARRT Cardiac-Vascular Intervention (still valid but not available for new examinees) Please note: Per the CDPH order, all healthcare workers are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or have an approved exemption and test regularly. Please note: If any bonuses are noted, they are only applicable to external hires.Candidates must also meet current bonus requirements to be eligible.

Keywords: Community Medical Centers, Fresno , Interventional Rad Tech, Cath Lab, Healthcare , Fresno, California

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