Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital (located at AZ-51 and Thomas Road in Phoenix) has provided acute cardiovascular care since 1998 and been recognized as the area’s leading hospital for the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital has received several awards including recognition as one of Truven Top 50 hospitals for Heart Care and it ranked in the top 5 out of Tenet’s 80 hospitals for quality and growth.
Working lead. Coordinates the scheduling and efforts of the Cath Lab Technologists. Trains and Mentors staff. Lead Technician providing technical and patient support and patient care. Communicates continuously with the physician about patient condition. Assist physician during invasive and noninvasive procedures. Operates all equipment safely and correctly. Assesses procedure room for equipment functioning and readiness. Obtains supplies for individual cases and ensures all appropriate needs of the Cardiac Cath Laboratory team are met. Participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities. Responsible for on-call procedures when indicated. In Absence of Supervisor/Director, this position oversees the Cath Lab Techs to ensure that the unit is operating efficiently and effectively. Technician is authorize to be in the presence of medications.
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Completion of formal two year radiologic technology training in AMA approved school which meets requirements for registry by the ARRT or equivalent on-the-job training including a minimum of four months orientation.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: One – three years experience in an acute health care Special Procedures setting or Cardiac Catheterization Lab.
REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE: Current Arizona Registered Radiologic Technologist (ARRT-CV). Current BLS
REQUIRED COURSE(S) TRAINING: Must attend EKG, Hemodynamics, IABP classes within four months of hire.
PREFERRED CERTIFICATIONS/REGISTRATION: ACLS,
SPECIAL SKILLS: Demonstrated critical thinking skills to be able to pass orientation.
SUPERVISES: Cath lab techs