CATH LAB TECH - CATH LAB
Status: PRN - As Needed
Shift: As needed which includes call
Performs duties associated with the operation of the Cath Lab. Reports to the Cath Lab Coordinator.
EDUCATION AND STAFF DEVELOPMENT1. Trains new and current employees, students, and/or volunteers by discussion and demonstration.2. Has completed all mandatory classes in the past calendar year. Has completed all in-services relating to their position. Participates in continuing education activities.3. Participates in projects and assists in the development and implementation of procedures and policies.4. Accountability:a. Attendanceb. Punctualityc. Complies with wearing of Hospital Identification badge as instructed.d. Appropriate use of breaks and mealtimese. Attends staff meetingsf. Organizational and Departmental Regulator Compliance (OSHA, JCAHO, HCFA, OIG, etc.…)g. Policies and Proceduresh. Competenciesi. Work area Cleanlinessj. Hospital and Department Dress Codek. Maintains LicensureUtilizes a personal computer to access e-mail and other hospital systems.Demonstrates ability to provide competent patient care to the following patient populations:Neonate, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult, Geriatric:1. Previous Experience Preferred:Minimum of two years experience as a registered Radiologic Technologist with two years minimum experience in Special Procedures and/or Cardiac Cath preferred.2. Specialized or Technical Education Required:Graduate of AMA approved school of Radiologic Technology or equivalentARRT certificationCurrent licensure from the Louisiana State Board of Radiologic TechnologyCPR certified requiredACLS certified preferred3. Manual or Physical Skill Required:Proper body mechanics.4. Physical Effort Required/Physical Demands· Strength: Medium· Carry: Occasionally· Stand: Constantly· Push: Frequently· Lift: Frequently· Walk: Constantly· Pull: Frequently· Sit: Occasionally
EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL:
1.Previous Experience Preferred:
Minimum of two years experience as a registered Radiologic Technologist with two years minimum experience in Special Procedures and/or Cardiac Cath preferred.
2.Specialized or Technical Education Required:
Graduate of a Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)accredited Radiologic Technology program.
Must be licensed by the Louisiana State Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners(LSRCERT) and achieve certification from the American Registry of Radiologic Technology(ARRT) within 90 days of graduation. (Temporary work permit through LSRTBE acceptable;however permanent licensure and certification must be achieved within 90 days ofgraduation.)
CPR certified required
ACLS certified preferred
3.Manual or Physical Skill Required:
Proper body mechanics.
4.Physical Effort Required/Physical Demands
- Strength: Medium
- Carry: Occasionally
- Stand: Constantly
- Push: Frequently
- Lift: Frequently
- Walk: Constantly
- Pull: Frequently
- Sit: Occasionally