Operates diagnostic imaging equipment to produce contrast enhanced radiographs of heart and cardiovascular system (angiograms), during cardiac catheterization, to aid Physician in diagnostic evaluation and treatment by performing the following duties.
Prepares equipment and patients for procedures utilizing sterile technique.
Assists Cardiologist during diagnostic cardiac catheterizations according to established standards and procedures.
Post procedurally established hemostasis of arterial/venous puncture sites.
Maintains procedural event log.
Participates in patient/family education.
Participates in Quality Assessment and improvement.
May be required to work flexible hours and overtime during peak periods.
Participates in on-call roster.
Performs other duties as assigned by Cath Lab Coordinator or Heart Program Director.
AGE OF PATIENT POPULATION
Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Quality – Follows policies and procedures; Adapts to changes in the environment; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance.
Service – Responds promptly to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments; Abides by MHS confidentiality and security agreement; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences.
Partnering – Supports organization’s goal and values; Exhibits objectivity and openness to other’s views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Generates suggestions for improving work.
Cost – Conserves organization resources.
Graduate of an AMA accredited Radiologic Technology program or equivalent
One year experience working in Cardiac Cath Lab
AART registered or registry eligible
WisconsinStateRadiology Technologist License
Cardiovascular Technologist registered or registry eligible
ACLS Certification (preferred)
Strong analytical/interpretive skills
Strong interpersonal/communication skills
Strong attention to detail
Occupation Exposure is Category A which means all employees in the specified job classification have occupational exposure.
Partner may access patient care information needed to perform their job duties.
Patients/families, physicians, other hospital and clinic personnel
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Must be able to wear 15-pound lead apron.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.