Cardiac Cath Lab Rad Tech

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Cardiac Cath Lab Rad Tech

Come make the move of a lifetime, living and working in exciting and historic New Orleans!

Practicing on medicine’s leading-edge is a rare opportunity indeed. You can do it every day at Tulane, one of the most acclaimed teaching, research, and medical centers in the country.

About Tulane:

From its humble beginnings in a church schoolroom, Tulane has emerged as a major academic center in the south by adhering to the aspirations of our founders. Simply put, we are in the business of caring for others and for defining the practice of medicine along the way.

At Tulane Medical Center, our mission statement reminds us that above all else we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. When we speak of our mission, we usually think about our dedication to patients and their families and our commitment to them. But we are also equally committed to our employees. You are part of an organization with a long history of compassion and service to patients. The degree to which we as an organization can provide quality healthcare service is highly dependent on how well you are able to perform your job.

We are committed to providing you a Healthy Work Environment and rewarding career. These principles reflect our commitment to you in five areas: Culture, Leadership, Voice, Compensation and Rewards, and Staffing.

As a member of the Tulane Medical Center (TMC) family, you can be assured of:

  • A safe place to work.
  • Having the tools, equipment and training necessary to perform your duties.
  • Open and available communication with your supervisors and the leadership of your facility.
  • A fair application of workplace policies, procedures and disciplinary proceedings.
  • Fair and understandable compensation and benefits

Tulane Medical Center is currently hiring a Cardiac Cath Lab Rad Tech.

The Cardiac Cath Lab Rad Tech is a professional technologist who performs high quality diagnostic and interventional cardiovascular and radiologic procedures.

Primary Job Duties:

  • Assists with all cardiac and radiologic invasive procedures according to established department policies and procedures.
  • Monitors and accurately documents patient’s hemodynamic parameters and vital signs during procedures.
  • Processes films.
  • Promotes/practices cost containment.
  • Provides instruction to patient/family.
  • Maintains professional standards by participating in in-services, committees, staff meetings and performance improvement activities.
  • Applies knowledge of growth and development in patient interactions and treatment.

Qualifications for Cath Lab Rad Tech:

  • Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current Louisiana Licensure as a Radiologic Technologist, Cardiopulmonary Technologist, or Registered Cardiovascular Technologist; Current CPR certification ACLS Certification required within 1 year of employment.
  • Education: Graduate of an accredited school preparing Radiologic Technologists, Cardiopulmonary Technologists or Cardiovascular Technologists
  • Experience: Prior experience in special procedures or cath lab preferred
  • Special qualifications: Must be able to successfully complete established competencies for the position within designated probationary period.
  • Effective communication skills; both oral and written.
  • Computer skills needed.
  • Ability to work with others within a team to ensure quality patient care.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work in stressful environment.
  • RCIS certification is recommended