Cath Lab Technologist
Company: Loma Linda University Medical System
Location: Lake Elsinore
Posted on: June 2, 2021
Cardiac Cath Services - (Full-time, Day Shift) - *May be
eligible for bonus
Our mission is to continue the teaching and healing ministry of
Jesus Christ. Our core values are compassion, integrity,
excellence, teamwork, wholeness, humility, and justice.
The Cath Lab 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.
Anticipates 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. Appraises 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.
Graduate of an accredited program in Radiologic Technology
required. Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in related field
preferred. Minimum six months experience in a Radiology or
Interventional Radiology Lab performing Diagnostic and
Interventional simple and complex procedures required. Active
California Radiologic Technologist (CRT) license required.
California Fluoroscopy license required. American Registry of
Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) preferred. Basic Life Support (BLS)
certification from the American Heart Association required.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification from the
American Heart Association preferred.
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, assist in intubations of patients, and operate Ambu
bag and resuscitation devices. A high regard for the dignity and
worth of patients and their families. Ability to use good judgment
in an emergency situation. Good organizational skills and
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. Able to relate and communicate positively, effectively,
and professionally with others; be assertive and consistent in
following and enforcing policies; work calmly and respond
courteously when under pressure; lead, supervise, teach, and
collaborate; accept direction. Able to communicate effectively in
English in person, in writing, and on the telephone; think
critically; work independently with minimal supervision; perform
basic math functions; manage multiple assignments effectively; work
well under pressure; problem solve; organize and prioritize
workload; recall information with accuracy; pay close attention to
detail. Able to distinguish colors and smells as necessary for
patient care; hear sufficiently for general conversation in person
and on the telephone; identify and distinguish various sounds
associated with the work place and patient care; see adequately to
read computer screens, medical records, and written documents
necessary to position; discern temperature variances through
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