Foundation Health

  • Cath Lab Tech

    Job Locations US-AK-Fairbanks
    Posted Date 3 months ago(7/17/2018 2:07 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-3424
    Category
    Cath Lab Tech
    Facility Name
    Fairbanks Memorial Hospital
    Position Type
    FA: Full Time
    Shift
    Days
    New Grad
    No
  • Overview

    This position assists physicians during diagnostic and interventional catheterizations, cardiac device implantations, and peripheral vascular procedures. Interventional radiology procedures as well as hybrid OR procedures. Monitors patient vital signs and hemodynamics during procedures and performs hemodynamic calculations when necessary. Documents pertinent procedure details as well as evaluation results, progress reports, treatment plans and other data using appropriate formats and systems.

     

    About Fairbanks Memorial Hospital
    Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is a non-profit facility owned by the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation. A Joint Commission-accredited facility with 152 licensed beds, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is the primary referral center for residents of Alaska's interior. We have a strong patient to nurse ratio, a culture of Shared Leadership, and are proud members of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. In addition to our exceptional clinical environment, our location offers incomparable lifestyle rewards away from work. In Fairbanks, small-town living, spectacular natural beauty and endless recreation combine to create a one-of-a-kind place to live, work and play.

     

     

    *Relocation, housing assistance and bonus are available for experienced Cath Lab Techs!

     

    Position Available:

    40 hours a week

    10 hour Day Shifts

     *Call Required

     

     

    Responsibilities

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    1. Performs radiographic diagnostic/interventional special procedures by following and verifying referring providers’ orders. Uses independent judgment and applies learned methodologies according to established policy and procedures. 
    1. Educates patients/families regarding procedure and/or treatment to be performed. Demonstrates professional behavior/conduct in all interactions; fosters teamwork, efficient use of resources and quality patient outcomes. 
    1. Produces high quality images by panning the table for cases and adjusting radiation parameters, and prepares/presents them with other pertinent patient information for timely interpretation. Prepares and maintains accurate documentation. 
    1. Demonstrates competence in performing prescribed invasive/interventional procedures (scrub, monitor, circulate) if applicable in accordance with established policies. Demonstrates competence in the administration of radiopharmaceuticals and other approved medications. 
    1. Performs and evaluates equipment quality control measurements. Demonstrates the ability to trouble shoot and notifies appropriate personnel to maintain equipment performance. Maintains a safe environment for patients, personnel, and visitors. Adheres to radiation safety policies. 
    1. Accountable for the ethical, legal, and professional responsibilities related to radiology practice. This includes maintaining confidentiality of all work information. 
    1. Assures the efficient operation of workflow of the department. Monitors and maintains an adequate inventory of supplies and material to ensure non-interruption of services. 

    Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Foundation Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.

     

    NOTE: The essential functions are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented as outlined by the incumbent's immediate manager. 

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    Must possess a certificate or diploma from an approved/accredited Radiologic Technology program, CVT program or RCIS certification.

     

    This position requires clinical knowledge typically achieved with at least 1 year of cath lab experience. Requires national certification American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and licensure by state regulatory agency if applicable. BLS and ACLS also required.

     

    Must demonstrate effective communication skills, human relations skills, analyze data and solve problems.

     

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

     

     PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENT FACTORS

    DP - Typical Direct Patient Care environment: (Nutrition Rep, Chaplain, RN)

    • Able to stand, walk, bend, squat, reach, and stretch frequently.
    • Possess physical agility and adequate reaction time to respond quickly and appropriately to unexpected patient care needs.
    • Needs adequate hearing and visual acuity, including adequate color vision.
    • Requires fine motor skills, adequate eye-hand coordination, and ability to grasp and handle objects.
    • Able to use proper body mechanics to assist patients in ambulating, transferring in and out of bed, chair or wheelchair.
    • May be required to lift up to 75 pounds.
    • Must use standard precautions due to threat of exposure to blood and bodily fluids.
    • Needs ability to communicate effectively through reading, writing, and speaking in person or on telephone.
    • May require periodic use of personal computer.

    Foundation Health Partners is an EEO/AAP employer; qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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