Radiology Tech – Cardiac Cath Lab

Illinois Masonic Medical Cente – Chicago, IL
Department: Cardiac Cath Lab
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Address: 836 West Wellington Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA

Job Description

Shift: Day

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Location: Illinois Masonic Medical Cente –Chicago, IL

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Hours / bi-weekly pay period:80 

Position Requirements:
Minimum 1 year Diagnostic RT experience with Interventional Invasive Cardiology experience preferred 

RT must be a graduate of
Accredited school of Radiologic Technology

Able to provide for the special needs and behaviors of specific age groups served Intermediate computer skills, film~processing skills, hemodynamic interpretation skills, basic patient assessment skills

Knowledge of radiographic imaging and radiation safety
Current RT license in State of Illinois

BCLS certification

ACLS within 3 months of hiring.
Ability to work staggered 8~ or 10~hour shifts

Ability to take call

Ability to work under stressful conditions and difficult situations

Exposed to blood and body fluids

Exposed to radiation

Ability to assist patients in transfer

Ability to perform lifting, pulling and pushing activities related to patient positioning/transfer and stocking of supplies

If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.

Purpose:
To provide technical assistance to physicians and care of patients (in collaboration with other healthcare providers) during all phases of cardiac catheterization, angiography and interventional and electrophysiology procedures in accordance with professional standards and established departmental policies and procedures. Serve as a preceptor and resource related to orientation and new interventional devices.

Accountabilities:
The Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist provides competent, proficient technical support during diagnostic and interventional cardiac cathertization procedures, implementing procedural standards and protocols
The Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist provides patient care specific to procedural requirements and patient needs (under the supervision of physicians and Cath Lab Nursing personnel) within established departmental policies for scope of practice
The Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist provides support and education to patients, families, and other healthcare team members
The Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist maintains a safe, organized and efficient work environment
The Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist demonstrates a commitment to the organization by supporting and adapting to changes consistent with operating goals
The Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist demonstrates the ability to interact and cooperate with all customers
The Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist maintains professional growth, self~development objectives and skill enhancement
The Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist provides competent, proficient technical support during diagnostic and interventional cardiac cathertization procedures, implementing procedural standards and protocols (Accountability A continued…

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