JOB DESCRIPTION: Assists in performing diagnostic and interventional procedures in the cardiovascular and peripheral systems of patients to aid physician in diagnosis and treatment of heart and vascular disorders in the Cardiac Cath and EP Labs. Provides quality patient care to patients undergoing invasive procedures. Prepares patient for test and explains procedures. Assists in conducting tests to aid in diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular systems, using a variety of specialized electronic test equipment and recording devices. Processes all required paperwork, has knowledge of all supplies and the contents of each stockroom.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of accredited school of radiologic technology OR accredited school of cardiovascular technology. Registered as an ARRT with post primary category of cardiac interventional radiography or RCIS (Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist). Certification in RCIS (Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist) or post primary category of cardiac interventional radiography preferred prior to employment or obtained within 6 months of employment as a condition of continued employment. Able to wear lead aprons and stand for 80% of work time. BLS certification required.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.