6019 day shift
Aids physicians in diagnosis and treatment of heart lung and blood vessel disorders by conducting invasive and non-invasive diagnostic tests of cardiovascular and pulmonary systems. Operates x-ray and physiological equipment. Assists with diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Maintains equipment and records test results.
Education and Work Experience:
Associates Degree or equivalent combination of education/related experience: Preferred
One year's catheterization experience: Preferred
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Radiography (ARRT-R): Required
Oregon Board of Medical Imaging (OBMI) Radiologic Technologist License: Required
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Life Support (BLS OR HS-BLS OR RQIBLS) certification: Required
Basic Life Support (BLS) or Basic Life Support (BLS) or RQIBLS: Required
Facility Specific License/Certifications:
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or Healthstream Advanced Cardiac Life Support (HS-ACLS) or HeartCode ACLS (HACLS): Required
Assists physicians with procedures. Operates all special procedure equipment and can select and modify technical factors as needed. Acts as a resource for specialized or complicated procedures consistently applies knowledge from complex situations to improve practice and shares improvements with team members.
Monitors records and evaluates patient vital signs throughout procedures. Provides protection to patients in accordance with prescribed radiation safety standards uses collimation patient radiation protection and immobilization. Maintains proper sterile techniques for procedures regularly practices aseptic techniques strictly obeys isolation and infection control procedures.
Operates records and maintains physiologic equipment in accordance with established clinical cardiovascular procedures. Responsible for all cardiac Cath equipment such as C-Arm angiographic injectors and associated patient monitoring equipment reports any malfunctions and regularly practices preventive maintenance procedures demonstrates the ability to perform simple troubleshooting and repair.
Assists the Cardiologist and/or Radiologist or physician during special procedures and in the administration of opaque media via catheter or direct injection assists during examination relative to the catheterization filming and monitoring of the patient.
Completes appropriate forms at the start and end of any special procedures including special procedures record sheet and Radiology requisition. Charges are appropriately recorded. Performs general office duties as requested. Keeps area stocked at all times cleans and disinfects equipment after each patient use daily cleans special procedures room.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Therefore we require that all associates receive all required vaccinations including but not limited to measles mumps flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu vaccine typically during October-March each year) COVID-19 vaccine (required in CA HI and OR) etc. as a condition of employment and annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may apply. This department performs before- during- and after-care of invasive interventional and therapeutic procedures/studies to treat cardiac and vascular arterial venous and structure heart disorders cardiac rhythm abnormalities to implant and remove devices and leads and conduct therapeutic cathartic ablations. If you use this department do not use 759008 (Electrophysiology).