CV Rad Technologist II

Mercy Medical Center

External applicants earn up to a $15,000.00 Sign on Bonus!
This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by performing all required procedures in the cardiovascular department, operating specialized equipment including but not limited to the x-ray equipment within the cardiac catheterization laboratory and computer systems.  Functions as the expert in all areas and works as a resource for patients, staff and providers.
Job Duties
  • Operates all radiographic equipment utilizing the ALARA (as low as reasonably achievable) principle, maintaining a safe radiological environment.
  • Prepares and operates other equipment related to cardiac catheterization & angiography; i.e., ISTAT machine, AVOXimeter, Hemochron, etc.
  • Maintains radiographic equipment and x-ray rooms in proper working condition, reporting malfunctions and necessary repairs to supervisory personnel.
  • Provides direct patient care ensuring the quality and continuity of patient care.
  • Contributes to the efficient and fiscally responsible operation of the department.
  • Functions as a member of the team, including hemodynamic monitoring and assisting with physicians during procedures.
  • Assists in maintaining adequate supply inventory for the department, notifies appropriate person when stock is low.
  • Enters patient charges and reviews for accuracy if assigned.
  • Participates in on-call schedule, which includes taking primary call phone.
  • Schedules cases as needed.
  • Pulls venous and arterial lines.
  • Assists with orientation and preceptorship for new personnel.
  • Two years' of Cath/IR/EP lab experience required, or one or more certifications in Cath Lab/Interventional Radiology/Electrophysiology/Vascular modalities required.  Verification of certification must be presented to Manager and kept on file in the department.
  • Iowa Permit to Practice required.  American Registry of Radiologic Technology required, certification as Cardiovascular Technologist preferred.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS), certification in accordance with American Heart Association required.
  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification in accordance with American Heart Association required or obtain within 6 months of hire.
  • Iowa Dependent Adult Abuse and Iowa Child Abuse Mandatory Reporter training required. Employee must submit certification of completed training to Human Resources prior to start or transfer date.

Location: Mercy Medical Center - Cedar Rapids · Cardiovascular
Schedule: Full Time, Day, Mon-Fri and call responsibilty

Job ID: 81068

Posted 15 days ago

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