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Lab Technician


Reference Number: RKCACL5

Lab Technician
experience  Not Disclosed
location  Salinas, CA
duration  3.0 Months
salary  Not Disclosed
jobtype  Not Disclosed
Industry  Government - Local
duration  $87.5/hour - $92.5/hour
Job Description


Cath Lab Tech

Duties

Works under the supervision of the Assistant Director Cardiology. Performs a variety of technical procedures that will require independent judgement, ingenuity and initiative to apply and prescribe ionizing radiation for radiological procedures in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. Should be able to demonstrate the nowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his/her unit.
1. Assists in performing diagnostic fluoroscopic angiographic procedures, coronary and peripheral interventions and Electrophysiology procedures in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory.
2. Assists in caring for atients in preparation for cardiac procedures. Assists in monitoring patient condition pre and post procedure. Reports changes in the patient’s condition to physician or R.N. for follow-up.
3. Assists in preventative maintenance of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory equipment. Reports all equipment malfunctions to Assistant Director and calls for services if indicated.
4. Assists with supply management.
5. Works as an integral part of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory team, knowing the responsibilities of each team member and being able to perform these responsibilities as needed. 6. Initiates effective CPR measures and is familiar
with the location and use of all emergency equipment.
7. Assists in implementing and maintaining the
Q.I. program related to radiological equipment and on-going department initiatives. 8. Adheres to established hospital safety standards by following safety procedures/techniques in utilizing equipment and supplies and in performing procedures and body mechanics as well as reporting any unsafe condition immediately to the patient care manager.
9. Operates equipment according to the protocol of the procedure being performed. Assists physician with all Cath Lab procedures. Demonstrates knowledge of sterile technique.
10. Pulls contrast media as appropriate for procedure.
11. Should be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his/her unit.
12. Performs other duties as assigned. Experience: Minimum of 1 year Cardiac Catheterization Lab experience.

Skills

For Radiologic Technology program graduates: CRT and Fluoroscopy required.
And any one (1) of the following credentials required: ARRT registration with CI credentials; or RCIS, or RCES credentials from CCI; or CEPS certification from IBHRE. For CVT program graduates: Any one (1) of the following credentials required: RCIS, or RCES credentials from CCI; or CEPS certification from IBHRE. BLS - Required

Education
Graduate of CAHEP accredited CVT program or Completion of 2 (two) years Radiologic Technology training program approved by AMA

Certification: BLS AHA And any one (1) of the following credentials required: ARRT registration with CI credentials; or RCIS, or RCES credentials from CCI; or CEPS certification from IBHRE. For CVT program graduates: Any one (1) of the following credentials required: RCIS, or RCES credentials from CCI; or CEPS certification from IBHRE

Education: Graduate of CAHEP accredited CVT program or Completion of 2 (two) years Radiologic Technology training program approved by AMA -



Shift: 8 hours shifts- 7:30 -16:00
VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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