Cath Lab Rad Tech

UC San Diego
Department: Cath Lab
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Address: 200 West Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA, USA

Job Description

SCHEDULE:

  • 4 hour shifts, M-F with call rotation after hours, weekend

POSITION SUMMARY:

  • Under general supervision, the CCL Radiology Technologist operates digital radiological imaging equipment in accordance with guidelines outlined in Title 17. Oversees the performance of quality control procedures. Enforces principles of radiation safety and practices radiation safety procedures. Assists the cardiologists, pulmonologist, and CV surgeons during diagnostic and interventional procedures in the Cardiac Catheterization Lab and OR Hybrid Room. Assists the professional nursing staff with the preparation of the patients for diagnostic and interventional procedures.
  • Prepares, operates and ensures the proper functioning of equipment associated with the performance of these procedures. Demonstrates knowledge of human anatomy. Monitors and records events, including the performance of hemodynamic calculations. Operates digital processing equipment and performs quality control procedures as required. Also participates in performance improvement activities. Assists with patient transportation as needed. Responsibilities also include the requirement to be “on-call” when assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • California Radiology Technologist – Fluoroscopy (CRT-F).
  • Registered Technologist for Radiography issued by ARRT (R.T(R)(ARRT)).
  • BLS/CPR and ACLS certification at time of hire with commitment to get ART within six (6) months of hire date.
  • One (1) year of experience as a Radiologic Technologist.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of computers and new technology such as Computerized Radiography (CR) and Digital Radiography (DR).
  • Working knowledge of Radiology Information system (RIS), and Hospital Information System (HIS).
  • Has training in another modality that the incumbent can provide cross coverage during normal scheduled times or during expected/unexpected staff scheduling issues.
  • Ability to deal tactfully with people and develop good working relationships.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Two (2) years of Cardiac Cath Lab experience.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS:

  • Must be able to work flexible hours, which may include evenings, nights, weekends, holidays and call (diagnostic and/or surgery) and some overtime if necessary for unexpected staffing issues.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
  • Must be able to wear lead apron.

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