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We're looking for Travel Cath Lab Technologist
, working in Healthcare Systems and Services
industry in California, United States
An Advanced Therapies (AT) Technologist may assist and support Cardiologists, Electrophysiologists and Cardiovascular Surgeons. The Technologist interacts and communicates professionally with physicians, team members, patients, and family members. The Technologist must be able to function independently but also work collaboratively with the Nursing and Ancillary staff members to provide exceptional patient care. The Technologist must utilize critical thinking skills, elicit leadership qualities, and challenge themselves through continued education and mentorship.
- Assist with clinical, technical, and administrative functions on a daily basis.
- Verify patient identification, history, diagnosis, and procedure for both diagnostic and interventional cases.
- Assist with pre and post procedural patient care.
- Assist with procedural preparation, supplies, and maintain the sterile field according to the standards of care.
- Assist in sterile procedures per physician preference, policy and procedure.
- Operate Interventional Angiography Systems in dedicated suites.
- Set-up and operate additional procedural products or equipment.
- Manage quality control and operation of the Angiography System in a safe and competent manner supporting the ALARA principles and alerting the physician of intra-procedural dose thresholds and equipment trouble shooting.
- Ensure all team members understand and comply with the principles of radiation safety to include time, distance, proper care and use of lead aprons and dosimetry badges.
- Actively participate in room turnover, patient transfer, terminal cleaning, stocking and quality improvement activities.
- Perform additional duties as required.
Our client is looking for people. Technical people. People who want to learn, innovate, and contribute. People who want to shape the future of healthcare. Join their worldwide team of 60,000-plus employees. Make your mark on our future.
Help develop, manufacture, and sell innovative imaging, diagnostic and therapies products. Provide clinical consulting, training, and service that support decisions and improve treatments for life.
Do you have passion for healthcare? Expertise in your field? A pioneering spirit? Maybe this is for you! If you really are pioneering, why not give it a shot?
Experience Required for Your Success
Skills & Experience:
- Interventional or Invasive Imaging background with a minimum of 1-year full-time work in an invasive cardiac clinical setting
- Clinical competency within Invasive Cardiovascular, Electrophysiology, &/or Cardiovascular Hybrid
- Proficiency in operating Angiography Equipment
- Preferred experience with Siemens ARTIS C-arms
- Good understanding of Advanced Imaging including acquisition, dose reduction and post processing
- Valid Certification American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Cardiac Interventional (CI) or Vascular Interventional (VI) preferred
- Valid Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) or Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES) in lieu of ARRT
- Valid State license (or Eligible to apply. Not required for RCIS/RCES)
- Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
- Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification preferred
- Strong communication skills both written and verbal needed
- Ability to interact with patient, client and team members in an autonomous responsible, professional and ethical manner
- Flexible, reliable and demonstrate sound judgment and initiative
What Do You Think?
Does your experience reflect what it takes to be successful in this role? Do the work and challenges get you excited about what's possible?