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Cath Lab Radiology Tech - OLG American Legion Hospital Cath Lab - PRN

Ochsner Clinic Foundation
United States, Louisiana, Jennings
Jul 03, 2024

We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, andinnovate.Webelieve that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways.

At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come make a difference at Ochsner Health and discover your future today!

This job, as a part of a multidisciplinary team, assumes responsibility for the operation of the heart catheterization laboratory suite. Operates diagnostic fluoroscopy and various types of cardiac equipment, monitors patient vitals, performs routine calculations, circulates, and assists the physician during the procedure upon request. Prepares the procedure rooms, equipment, and patient for the procedure. Acts as liaison to the hospital Radiation Safety Officer (RSO).

Education

Required - Associate degree in Radiologic Sciences

Preferred - Bachelor's degree in Radiologic Sciences

Work Experience

Required -none

Preferred - 2 years of experience as an allied health professional

Certifications

Required -Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association (AHA)

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) through the American Heart Association (AHA) within 6 months of hire

Registered Radiologic Technologist in the state of practice AND registration from The American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT)

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of information.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally.
  • Must be proficient with Windows-style applications, various software packages specific to role and keyboard.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Detail-oriented; experience performing complex tasks which may be hazardous to the patient's welfare and skills to detect equipment malfunctions.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively and courteously with a diverse group of internal/external visitors in a highly stressful atmosphere.
  • An interest and curiosity to learn new procedures.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and complies with all Federal, State, and local regulatory radiation requirements
  • Ability to work flexible schedule (e.g. 24/7, weekend, holiday, on call availability).

Job Duties

  • Assist the team in patient setup and prep before the procedures and take down/clean up post-procedure using safe patient transfer and positioning techniques
  • Documentation in procedure log to reflect accurate procedure and interventions to ensure accurate billing and charge capture
  • Operates radiographic fluoroscopy equipment to obtain diagnostic images of coronary artery disease and peripheral vascular disease
  • Hemodynamic monitoring of patient during procedure and reporting values to performing physician
  • Monitors delivery of radiation dose to patient to achieve safe delivery with minimal exposure to staff.
  • Transmit, archive, and retrieve digital images in picture archiving and communicating systems (PACS)
  • Performs quality control standards by using the optimum diagnostic imaging and performing regular maintenance of fluoroscopy equipment.
  • Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other compliance-related concerns.

The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Physical and Environmental Demands

The physical essential functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the following: Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid and tissue.

The incumbent works in a patient care area; works in an area where patients enter; works directly with patients; and/or works with specimens that could contain communicable diseases. The incumbent has an occupational risk for exposure to all communicable diseases.

Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.

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