Invasive Cardiac Technologist - Cardiac Cath Lab - FT Days -
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: November 19, 2018
Facility: Memorial Central Department: Cardiac Cath Lab Schedule: Full-time Shift: 1st Shift - Days Scheduled Days & Hours: M-F 0 4 days/week Requisition number: 84977 Elevating the Possibility of U at UCHealth UCHealth is a special place and it requires a special type of person to work here. We are committed to attracting exceptional people who possess a rare combination of talent, drive, and intellectual curiosity. They are the people who naturally gravitate toward our culture, our geography, and our passion for discovery -- ambitious people for whom UCHealth isn't just a career, but an elevated state of mind. Summary - Invasive Cardiac Technologist Assists in imaging and interventional procedures to diagnose and treat cardiovascular conditions in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the policies, values, and mission of the organization.* Prefer one to two years of experience scrubbing cardiac, peripheral, and neuro invasive procedures or combination of these.* RCIS and RT welcome to apply.* Flexibility is important.* Call requirements include 1-2 shifts 1730 - 0700 throughout the week and one weekend Friday pm 1730 to Monday am 0700 - every 4th weekend and includes rotating holiday call. Job duties* Prepares patients for procedures by reviewing medical history, draping and positioning the patient, preparing procedural/testing sites and administering contrast media and/or medications within scope of practice.* Assists physician with performing diagnostic and therapeutic interventional procedures, including cardiac catheterizations. Performs imaging procedures including echocardiography and fluoroscopy.* Analyzes results and takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues. Monitors patient condition continually and reports/responds to changes in status as appropriate.* Prepares equipment and supplies. Selects appropriate exposure factors and imaging parameters. Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary. Requirements* Associate's degree in health-related field.* RCES, RCIS or ARRT(RT) certification within 2 years of hire.* BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)* ACLS within 6 months of hire With award-winning hospitals and facilities serving the entire Front Range, University of Colorado Health is the state's largest and most innovative health system. By integrating the strengths of academic medicine with the finest community health care, we're able to push the boundaries of medicine and offer our employees endless career opportunities. Here, there are no limits, except those you place on yourself. Everyone is united by their passion for discovery and their commitment to improving patients' lives. Join Us. Together We Improve lives. The University of Colorado Health (UCHealth) system recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual's race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization. IND123 # GD1
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