- Nights 2100 - 0730 Sun - Wed
- OBMI, ARRT,BLS,Level 1 Trauma exp a plus.
- Pediatric experience a plus
- Hospital Radiologic Technologist/Cardiac Catheterization Technician
- The Hospital Radiologic Technologist operates X-ray and related equipment used to take and capture radiographs for the purpose of general medical diagnostic radiology.
TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Patient/Equipment/Lab Preparation. Prepares catheterization lab for surgical procedures by assembling all necessary equipment and materials; scrubs down and sterilizes laboratory when the patient is at high risk of infection; turns equipment on, checks for proper operation, and reports any malfunctions to supervisor; calibrates and adjusts physiologic monitor and other diagnostic equipment to assure accurate data output; preps patient for catheterization procedure; positions patient properly for diagnostic x-ray examinations; observes and logs patient's vital signs.
2. Surgical Assisting/Circulating. Provides primary care to patient during catheterization procedures; explains procedures to patient and provides reassurance to help alleviate patient's apprehension; prepares catheters and assists physicians in inserting catheter into appropriate vein or artery and injecting intravenous (IV) and intraarterial solutions and reagents; administers drugs and IV solutions under the direction and supervision of the attending physician; analyzes patient's blood gases using blood gas analyzer and proper chemical reagents; monitors patient's behavior during catheterization procedure for any adverse reaction; performs cardiopulmonary resuscitation and electrical cardioversions when needed in cardiac emergencies; applies dressings to surgical sites following catheterization procedures; cleans and prepares catheterization laboratory for next patient.
3. Control Room Operator/Monitor. Contineously monitors patient's electrocardiograms, blood pressure, and heart rate during catheterization procedure and notifies physician immediately of any dangerous irregularities of vital signs; operates a 16-channel physiologic monitor and data recorder to trace and record patient electrocardiograms, cardiac pressures, and electrical activity for review by physicians; operates cinefluoroscopy and videotape recording equipment; operates x-ray equipment used in diagnostic catheterization examinations and develops and prepares film; charts all patient data relating to catheterization procedure.
Miscellaneous. Files patient records and x-ray films; prepares chemical reagents; cleans gas analysis laboratory.
- MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be a graduate of an accredited diagnostic radiography program that meets current qualifications to take and pass the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) board examinations in Radiography upon hire.
- Student candidates must obtain the RT (R) (ARRT) certification within 6 months of their hire date.
- Candidates must have a current Oregon Board of Medical Imaging (OBMI) temporary license for student hires and permanent license for registered hires.
- Must have a current Oregon Board of Medical Imaging (OBMI) temporary license for student hires and permanent license for registered hires
- Must have a valid approved Basic Life Support CPR card
- ALS, PALS, CPR