Fountain Valley Regional Hospital is proud of the full range of quality services we provide. Since 1971, we have dedicated our efforts to meet and serve the medical needs of our growing community. We were the first hospital in Orange County to offer residents an accredited Chest Pain Center and a Thrombectomy Receiving Center certified by The Joint Commission. We are one of only two certified Pediatric ICUs in Orange County and the only hospital in Fountain Valley and Huntington Beach with a Level III Neonatal ICU. Weï¿½re proud of the efforts of our physicians, nurses and staff who strive to provide you with the best care possible.
We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a matching 401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select positions.
Position Summary: The Cath Lab RT is responsible for performing the appropriate skills and techniques necessary during the cardiovascular procedure under the scope of practice. The Cath Lab RT has the responsibility of identifying and maintain patient safety as it relates to radiation exposure and safety. Position rotates between scrub, monitor and circulator. This position requires taking call and ability if called to be at the hospital within 30 minutes 1.Maintain equipment and supplies and organizes work area 2.Interacts with patients, visitors, staff and physicians 3.Performs clerical duties 4.Maintain educational and technical training 5.Assists the physician by planning all cardiac catheterization, coronary angioplasty, peripheral angioplasty, Interventional Radiology procedures, insertion of intra-aortic balloon pump, Angiojet, atherectomy, impella devices, temporary and permanent cardiac implantable devices . 6.Assists in transportation of patient to and from cath lab, and in preparation of patient and chart for cardiac catheterization or other procedures performed in cath lab. 7.Responsible for assisting with direct patient care during procedures and in post-procedural area. 8.Is responsible for prepping the patient, setting up sterile field, back table and all instruments and catheters used during the procedures. 9.Demonstrates competency and tests all equipment prior to procedure to insure proper functioning. 10.Demonstrates competency and ability to operate equipment used during procedures. 11.Prepares all monitoring equipment prior to the procedure to include the hemodynamic monitor oximetry, cardiac output computer, all transducers, during procedures. 12.Reports equipment malfunctions and obtains repair service as needed. 13.Performs inventory maintenance. 14.Assists with the ordering of supplies and equipment, proper stocking and maintenance of department as needed, to include equipment cleaning and sterilization. 15.Assists in retrieval of images for physicians as requested, and helps to maintain film and hemodynamic reports properly. 16.Accountable for regulatory and compliance standards. 17.Maintains a clean and safe work environment. 18.Attends in-service and symposiums to keep updates on interventional cardiovascular and radiology procedure advancements. 19.Assists in preparation of cardiovascular conference. 20.Demonstrates knowledge of Radiation protection. 21.Annotates using electronic or radiopaque markers to indicate anatomical side , position and relevant information on images 22.Ensures weekly phantom checks 23.Checks MD privileging prior to start of case 24.Practices sterile technique , universal precautions 25.Accountable for efficient time and resource management 26.Responsible for effective communication with patients, physicians, co-workers, and other customers. 27.Completes other duties as assigned. 28.Practices Attendance Policy Facility Responsibility: 1.Ensures accurate billing and order for each procedure 2.Completes other duties as assigned 3.Ensures timeliness from study order to completion. 4.Sends all studies to appropriate IP address within the CPACS system. 5.Alerts Registered Nurse Coordinator of any system malfunction immediately. 6.Notifies Bio-Med with any equipment malfunction according to policy. 7.Manages Kronos correctly. 8.Ability to respond within thirty minutes of call back.
Qualifications: Current California license,CRT and ARRT. Current California Fluoroscopy license. Current American Heart Association BLS and ACLS. Minimum Education: Degree from and accredited Radiologic Technologist school and current ARRT licensure and CRT. Minimum Experience one year working in health care and experience with diagnostic is preferred. Has full command (verbal and written) of the English language. Must be able to fulfill the essential functions of the position.
The hospital, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to combine any of the above required experiences, or to consider applicants other work related experience in order to meet the above mentioned requirements.
Job: Cath Lab
Primary Location: Fountain Valley, California
Facility: Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
If Other Shift, Specify: 10hr shifts with call
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Internal Number: 1905038065
About Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center
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