Cardiac Cath Lab Technologist - Cardiac Catheterization- 10K sign on bonus is available
A 10K sign on bonus is available for this position. 5k paid on hire and 5k paid after 1 year of employment.
Assists with the performance of a variety of technical procedures including but not limited to percutaneous diagnostic and interventional cardiac/vascular procedures and open surgical procedures under the direct supervision of a physician. Participates in all daily duties necessary to perform high-quality patient care and imaging within the Cath/IR Department. Responsible for obtaining optimal radiographs and assisting the physician in an aseptic environment. Must be capable of patient monitoring and demonstrate knowledge of appropriate response to changes in patient condition. Must maintain in-depth knowledge of complex diagnostic and interventional cardiovascular equipment/supplies and be capable of assisting with their use. Must be available for on-call shifts as necessary.
In this position you will:
- Demonstrate functional understanding of various radiology imaging equipment to include digital x-ray and computer assisted applications.
- Maintain ability to calibrate and perform analysis functions for vessel diameter and stenosis.
- Understand the set-up and operation of monitoring equipment and vital sign recording.
- Provide for documentation in procedure flowsheet as necessary.
- Assess patient vital signs and condition as required, notifying physician of any changes.
Required qualifications for this position include:
- Graduate of a two-year invasive cardiovascular program or successful completion of a formal Radiologic Technologist program
- One (1) year previous cath lab experience
- One (1) year experience in Interventional Radiology
- Certified by the Washington State Department of Health as a Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist and Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) certification OR State Certified Radiologic Technologist – Diagnostic license
- Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN)