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LEAD INTERVENTIONAL SERVICES S

Cape Cod Healthcare


Location:
Falmouth, MA
Date:
04/19/2018
2018-04-192018-05-19
Job Code:
171223-50006755
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LEAD INTERVENTIONAL SERVICES S-171223-50006755
Description
Performs interventional procedures by applying ionizing radiation to patients in a manner consistent with prescribed radiation protection safety standards under the direction of Physicians. Serves as a facilitator/resource person to ensure effective department operation.
  • Assist in all aspects of invasive procedures, including scrubbing, circulating, monitoring and recording hemodynamic parameters in accordance to policy and procedure.
  • Assists in diagnostic and interventional procedures.
  • Operates all equipment/devices as appropriate including but not limited to: Radiology equipment.
  • Transfer images to the PACS system and check image quality and proper identification.
  • Positions patient on examination table and adjusts immobilization devices as required to obtain optimum views of specified area of the body requested by physician as determined by department policy and procedure.
  • Receive and review requests for interventional studies.
  • Assumes care for physical and psychological needs of patients during examinations and procedures to insure safety and comfort while preparing for and while undergoing interventional procedures.
  • Provide explanation of procedures and answer pertinent questions of patients to reduce anxieties and obtain cooperation.
  • Applies principles of radiographic protection using beam restriction devices, patient shielding skills, and knowledge of applicable exposure factors, to minimize radiation to patients and staff.
  • Sets up sterile tray, cleans and disposes after procedure.
  • Coordinate work to achieve maximum productivity.
  • Assist Physician with administration of contrast media and with arterial, venous and percutaneous procedures.
  • Participates in activities which promote professional self-growth and development; meeting minimum requirements for continuing education as directed by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and Massachusetts Radiation Control Program.
  • Assists in maintaining inventory for department.
  • Responsible for routine daily checklists and reporting of any equipment that is not in proper working order.
  • Assist and scrub with Vascular Surgeons/Interventional Radiologists in high pressure ruptured AAA/routine AAA and peripheral by-pass/interventional procedures in the operating room.
  • Utilizes hospital information system, hemodynamic monitoring software and PACS system software.
  • Performs all aspects of Electrophysiology (applies to Lead EP Tech only job codes 8155 & 8159).
  • Keeps current of new developments in EP (applies to Lead EP Tech only job codes 8155 & 8159).
  • Collaborates with product reps to facilitate updated equipment demonstrations.
  • Ensures effective daily department operations and participates in the staffing process to ensure adequate staffing.
  • Assists department manager with training and orienting employees.
  • Performs other work related duties as assigned or requested. Transfers patients onto medical equipment, wheelchairs, and stretchers.
  • Responsible for preventative maintenance of interventional equipment.
  • Cleans interventional equipment.
  • Performs routine safety checks and inspections of equipment to ensure these are current, in good order and ready for use.

Qualifications:
 Tech I -
  • Ability to read, write and communicate in English
  • High school graduate or GED
  • Graduate of a JRCERT accredited Radiologic Technology Program Registered by the ARRT
  • Licensed by the State of Massachusetts as a Radiologic Technologist.
  • Current BLS certification required
  • ACLS and IABP required within six (6) months of employment.
  • Minimum 2 years recent Interventional Radiology SP Tech experience OR minimum 2 years recent Interventional Services SP Tech experience in a Cardiac Cath Lab.
  • Will obtain Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist certification (RCIS) or Cardiac Interventional certification (CI) or Vascular Interventional certification (VI) or EP Training Program within 1 year of accepting position.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and to work under pressure.
  • Demonstrated strong leadership, organizational, communication and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to triage work to achieve maximum productivity and efficiency.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain harmonious and cooperative relations with fellow employees, medical staff, patients and guests and serves effectively as part of the radiology team in performing professional service to patients.
  • Successful passage of Basic Arrhythmia Challenge Exam or Basic Arrhythmia course within twelve (12) months of accepting the position.
Tech II -
  • All qualifications of Tech I
  • Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist certification (RCIS) or Cardiac Interventional certification (CI) or Vascular Interventional certification (VI). OR Completion of EP training program.
Tech III -
  • All qualifications of Tech I. Tech II
  • Any 2 of the following, Cardiac Interventional certification (CI), Vascular Interventional certification (VI), Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist certification (RCIS), Completion of EP training program.

Schedule Details: 16 Hours per week 32PP, 7a-3p, Wed %26 Thursday
Organization: Falmouth Hospital Association
Primary Location: Falmouth
Department: FHA-Cardiac Cath / CVPA
Employee Classification: Regular-Regular
Shift: Day
Weekend Shifts: None
Holiday Shifts: Occasional
Posting Start Date: Dec 26, 2017
Posting End Date: Ongoing
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