Radiologic Technologist - Cardiac Cath Lab / EP Lab - Full Time
Company: Queen's Health System
Posted on: March 20, 2023
Cardiac Invasive Services (CIS/Cath lab) is a 4-procedure room unit specifically designed to perform invasive diagnostic and therapeutic cardiac procedures, including structural heart procedures.
Procedures are performed on both inpatients and outpatients who have a cardiovascular condition requiring an invasive procedure. Cardiac Invasive Services regular hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm. The unit is closed on weekends and holidays observed by The Queen's Medical Center. As workload dictates, elective procedures can be performed until 7:00 pm Monday through Friday. All other times are reserved for urgent or emergency procedures and are done by the emergency or on-call team.
Cardiac catheterization services are provided to patients who range in age from teenagers to geriatrics.
In addition to the physician performing the procedure room is staffed with 1 Registered Nurse, 1 Cardiovascular Technologist and 1 Radiological Special Procedures Technologist, and 1 Circulator (RN, CVT or RT).
Scope of Service
Cardiac Invasive Services (CIS/EP) is a procedure room of the 4 CIS rooms specifically designed to perform invasive electrophysiology procedures
Procedures are performed on both inpatients and outpatients who have a cardiac electrical condition requiring an invasive procedure. Cardiac Invasive Services/Electrophysiology regular hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm. The unit is closed on weekends and holidays observed by The Queen's Medical Center. As workload dictates, elective procedures can be performed until 6:00 pm Monday through Friday.
Cardiac electrophysiology services are provided to patients who range in age from teenagers to geriatrics.
In addition to the physician performing the procedure, the room is staffed with 1 Registered Nurse, 1 Cardiovascular Technologist and 1 Radiological Special Procedures Technologist.
Common diagnoses include:
- - Atrial Arrythmias
- - Heart Blocks
- - Ventricular Arrythmias
I. JOB SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES:
--- - Performs a variety of special radiologic and interventional procedures.
--- - Provides patient care during procedures.
II. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
--- - Essential: standing, finger dexterity, seeing, hearing; lifting and pushing/pulling maximum weight of 50 pounds of force; carrying usual weight of 10 pounds; reaching above, at and below shoulder level; repetitive arm/hand motions, static gripping of an object for prolonged periods, frequent gripping on an object. -
--- - Frequent: walking, speaking. -
--- - Occasional: stooping/bending, kneeling, crawling, climbing stairs, walking on uneven ground, squatting, twisting body. -
--- - Operates various office/radiographic/hospital equipment.
III. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
--- - Not substantially subjected to adverse environmental conditions. -
--- - Subjected to noise/vibration from radiographic equipment noise. -
--- - Exposure to body fluids, communicable diseases, moving mechanical parts, chemicals, radiation, odors and skin irritants.
--- - Work environment is fast paced, frequently stressful; works on multiple tasks and priorities at the same time and requires critical decision-making.
--- - Must be able to adjust schedule for "on-call" coverage involving, but not limited to, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.
IV. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
A. - EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:
--- - Current Hawaii State license as a Radiologic Technologist.
--- - Current status as a Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) by Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI); or one (1) year Radiologic Special Procedures Technologist experience in a cardiac catheterization lab and special procedures may be substituted for the certification requirement.
--- - Current BLS/HCP and ACLS certification. - If not ACLS certified, ACLS certification must be obtained within ninety (90) days of entrance into the position.
--- - A.R.R.T. advanced certification preferred.
B. - EXPERIENCE:
--- - Prior Radiologic Special Procedures Technologist experience in a cardiac catheterization lab preferred.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Vet
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