Cardiac Cath Lab Technologist - PRN in Lake Havasu City, AZ at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 11/18/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Havasu Regional Medical Center

Performs various imaging procedures in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice The duties of a registered radiologic technologist include: Receiving, relaying and documenting verbal, written and electronic orders in the patient’s medical record, corroborating patient's clinical history with procedure, ensuring information is documented and available for use by a LIP, verifying informed consent, assuming responsibility for patient needs during procedures, preparing patients for procedures, applying principles of ALARA to minimize exposure to patient, self and others, performing venipuncture as prescribed by a LIP, starting and maintaining intravenous access as prescribed by a LIP, evaluating images for technical quality, ensuring proper identification is recorded, identifying and managing emergency situations, providing education, educating and monitoring students and other health care providers and performing ongoing quality assurance activities.
The scope of practice of the radiographer also includes performing diagnostic radiographic procedures, determining radiographic technique exposure factors, assisting LIP with fluoroscopic and specialized interventional radiography procedures, performing non-interpretive fluoroscopic procedures as prescribed by a LIP, and applying the principles of patient safety during all aspects of radiographic procedures, including assisting and transporting patients. .

Job Requirements

Minimum Education
Two years of college Preferred   

Graduate of a Program in Discipline Required

Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Required Certifications:
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) required within 30 days
AART (R) certification required on hire
Required Licenses:
AZ Medical Radiology License required on hire
***Original license must be at facility to begin employment***
Minimum Work Experience
Minimum of 1 year radiology experience in a healthcare setting required

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