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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Senior I.R./Cath Lab Technologist - Cardiac Cath Lab in Mission Viejo, California

We are looking for a Senior I.R./Cath Lab Technologist with Cardiac Cath Lab

(Invasive) Department at Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center.

Location: Mission Viejo, CA

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Summary:

Under general supervision, the Radiologic Technologist assists Radiologists, Cardiologists, and Interventionists in the performance of Interventional, Angiographic and Therapeutic procedures for pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients by imaging, monitoring, or scrub assisting for these physicians while maintaining a safe quality patient environment. Also operates conventional, fluoroscopic, or portable radiology equipment to obtain routine radiographs of designated body portions, providing assessment and care for neonate, pediatric, adult and geriatric patients according to physician specifications. In doing so, positions patients and adjust equipment to correct setting for each examination. In addition to patient imaging, will assist with and/or provide input for technologist schedules, evaluation, selection process, and orientation of radiologic technologist to the department. Consistently demonstrates behaviors that model the Saint Joseph Health System Core Values and the Hospital's Mission Statement

Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for routine contact with employees, physicians, patients, and patient’s families.

  • Visual capabilities to observe patients and equipment.

  • Excellent radiation safety skills to include wearing lead protection as well protective measures and patient safety measures/precautions.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Excellent hand-eye coordination in working with delicate equipment.

  • Physics, math, anatomy, computer basics, basic hemodynamic principles, film processing, basic electronics.

  • Knowledge of purpose or function of various guide wires and catheters

  • Knowledge of contrast materials and contrast reaction interventions.

  • Technical expertise in operating equipment.

  • Ability to work with others in a flexible and cooperative manner.

  • Ability to handle intense situations.

  • Ability to perform necessary procedures and knowledge of age specific protocols.

  • Must be proficient in required and related Special Procedure Technologist competencies upon completion of orientation as listed on the unit specific competency inventory.

Position Requirements:

Education: Two year formal training in radiology special procedures or equivalent.

Experience: Two (2) years’ experience as a Special Procedures Technologist

License / Certification:

  • C.R.T. and A.R.R.T. and California Fluoroscopy Permit upon hire.

  • Healthcare Provider level BLS certification

Preferred Position Requirements:

Experience: All of the above with two years’ experience in a special procedures or Cardiovascular Lab.

Training: Participation in continuing education program.

At Mission Hospital with locations in Mission Viejo and Laguna Beach, CA our core values of Dignity, Service, Excellence and Justice translate into an environment where the welfare of our patients always comes before the bottom line.As non-profit acute care facilities, we serve all of south Orange County.Mission Hospital Mission Viejo is a Level II Trauma Center and is the area's designated regional trauma center. We have Centers of Excellence in heart, maternity, trauma, breast care, spine, vascular, stroke and brain injury.Mission Hospital Laguna Beach provides local coastal communities with 24-hour emergency department services, medical/surgical services, behavioral health programs including inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and chemical dependency services and an outpatient eating disorder program.Mission Surgery Center performs approximately 4,500 annual surgeries and provides a safe and convenient outpatient setting. It is accredited by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care.We are a member of the St. Joseph Health System, one of only 12 winners worldwide of the Gallup Organization's Great Workplace Award, which recognizes an "extraordinary ability to create an engaged workplace culture"; we've received two Beacon Awards for clinical excellence and in 2012 we received Magnet Designation which recognizes hospitals for top patient care, quality nursing and innovations in nursing and healthcare. We offer a collegial work environment with competitive salaries and benefits.Mission Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Mission Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Positions specified as “on call/per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center

Category: Cardiopulmonary Technologist

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