Cardiovascular Rad Tech – CV Lab

Date Posted: Sept. 11, 2019
Location: Mercy Hospital – Coon Rapids, MN
Status: Part-time (32 hours per week)
Department: MRC CV Lab
Contract: Non-contract

Summary
This position will work as an Allina Health employee in the Mercy cardiac cath lab and provides quality radiographic images for diagnostic and interventional Cardiac cath and peripheral vascular procedures. Assists/scrubs with the physician during procedures while maintaining sterile technique. Provides imaging with minimum required radiation dose. Assessment/evaluation of previous contrast reaction, specific patient requirements.

Responsibilities

  • Performs imaging duties associated with the cardiac cath lab department. Includes coronary and Peripheral angiograms with intervention
  • Quality standards as they relate to the care provided to all age groups of patients ranging from newborn to elderly
  • Maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in hospital wide performance improvement activities
  • Verify correct patient and exam to be performed
  • Accomplish safe and appropriate delivery of care
  • Assure patient attire is appropriate for exam/maintain patient dignity
  • Explains exams to patient, answers all questions and responds to educational needs
  • Obtain and document appropriate information and consent forms
  • Prepare room with necessary equipment and supplies to perform procedure, such as linen, contrast, barium, order copies
  • Perform procedure using specific imaging protocol
  • Demonstrate knowledge and ability to modify/adjust procedure as necessary
  • Ensure patients physical and psychological needs are met, including age specific needs, cultural diversity, and lifestyle preferences
  • Uphold patients right to privacy and confidentiality
  • Communicate effectively and professionally
  • Provide education and/or materials to patient as appropriate
  • Utilize appropriate techniques and patient positioning with a resultant retake percentage of less than 6%

Education

  • Graduate of an accredited Radiologic Technology school
  • Must be registered through the American Registry of Radiologic Technology and maintain 24 CEUs every 2 years

Qualification/Skills

Experience

  • Experience with other imaging modalities preferred
  • Experience in basic radiographic and fluoroscopic procedures preferred

Skills

  • Good communication and customer service skills
  • Using knowledge and skill to maintain precision and appropriate care for patients of varying abilities
  • Ability to work, rotating call including holidays; sometimes up all night and then required to work a regular shift

Licensure/Certification

  • Current ARRT License
  • Current BLS Certification

Work Schedule

0730 and 0830 start times.

Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please submit your resume to humanresources@mhvi.com. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.