Electrophysiology Radiology Tech

Riverside Medical Center Job ID: 2018-17218 Visit Original Ad Kankakee, IL USA

Overview

The Electrophysiology Tech assists physician with maintenance of sterile field and catheter insertion/placement, operates current x-ray system, and conducts staff/patient education and teaching. May be responsible for hemodynamic monitoring and report generation.

Responsibilities

PART III: POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)

  • Assists in hemodynamic monitoring and recording on current system.
  • Assists in patient admission process, post-procedural care, transportation of patients throughout the facility and patient discharge.
  • Assists physicians with insertion of permanent pacemakers/AICD’s.
  • Assists the physician with the maintenance of sterile field and catheter insertion and placement.
  • Assists with insertion and maintenance of arterial/venous lines, swan ganz catheters, temporary pacemaker electrodes, post-care of equipment, PPM and AICD’s.
  • Communicates appropriately with peers, physicians and those involved in the patient care continuum.
  • Communicates patient concerns, status, labs, etc., to physicians, charge person, floor nurses, family members and patients as needed.
  • Conducts post procedural sheath removal.
  • Conducts staff, patient and family education.
  • Follows radiation safety guidelines.
  • Operation of current x-ray equipment.
  • Participates in quality assessment and improvement.
  • Responds to all unit and/or patient emergencies.
  • Tests and documents equipment performance.
  • Use of current film processor and film developer; use of digital archival system.
  • Verifies and witnesses informed consents.

Qualifications

Experience/Education Requirements:

  • Graduate from an approved school of Radiologic Technology
  • Minimum of one year Cath Lab or Special Procedures experience License or Certification Requirements:
  • Current registration with the Illinois Department of Nuclear Safety
  • Current ARRT registration

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