Radiology Technologist (CRT), Cath Lab - Per Diem
Company: Adventist Health
Location: Saint Helena
Posted on: November 20, 2023
Located in the beautiful Napa Valley, Adventist Health St.
Helena is an acute-care hospital with key service areas including
24-hour emergency care, Adventist Heart and Vascular Institute,
Coon Joint Replacement Institute, Martin O'Neil Cancer Center and
the innovative breast center with cutting-edge technologies all
under one roof. Located within easy reach of the coast, Sierra
Nevada mountains and San Francisco, the Napa Valley is a place
where the old world is not forgotten, where rural charm rules the
day, and where everyone lives a great life. Whether walking along
the local vineyards or biking the hills, this is a wonderful place
to find a life and work balance.
Aids physicians in diagnosis and treatment of heart, lung, and
blood vessel disorders by conducting invasive and non-invasive
diagnostic tests of cardiovascular and pulmonary systems. Operates
x-ray and physiological equipment. Assists with diagnostic and
therapeutic procedures. Maintains equipment and records test
Education and Work Experience:
- Associate's Degree or equivalent combination of
education/related experience: Preferred
- One year's catheterization experience: Preferred
- American Registry of Radiologic Technologists -----"
Radiography (ARRT-R): Required
- Certification of Radiologic Technologists (CRT) in state of
practice: Required in CA and HI
- Current Fluoroscopy license: Required in CA and HI
- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Life Support (BLS
OR HS-BLS OR RQIBLS) certification: Required
- State Radiologic Tech (RT): Required
- Basic Life Support (BLS OR HS-BLS OR RQI BLS) certification:
- Assists physicians with procedures. Operates all special
procedure equipment and can select and modify technical factors as
needed. Acts as a resource for specialized or complicated
procedures; consistently applies knowledge from complex situations
to improve practice, and shares improvements with team
- Monitors, records and evaluates patient vital signs throughout
procedures. Provides protection to patients in accordance with
prescribed radiation safety standards; uses collimation, patient
radiation protection, and immobilization. Maintains proper sterile
techniques for procedures; regularly practices aseptic techniques;
strictly obeys isolation and infection control procedures.
- Operates, records and maintains physiologic equipment, in
accordance with established clinical cardiovascular procedures.
Responsible for all cardiac Cath equipment, such as C-Arm,
angiographic injectors, and associated patient monitoring
equipment; reports any malfunctions and regularly practices
preventive maintenance procedures; demonstrates the ability to
perform simple troubleshooting and repair.
- Assists the Cardiologist and/or Radiologist or physician during
special procedures and in the administration of opaque media via
catheter or direct injection; assists during examination relative
to the catheterization, filming, and monitoring of the
- Completes appropriate forms at the start and end of any special
procedures, including special procedures record sheet and Radiology
requisition. Charges are appropriately recorded. Performs general
office duties as requested. Keeps area stocked at all times; cleans
and disinfects equipment after each patient use; daily cleans
special procedures room.
- Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our
associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates
receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to,
measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu
vaccine typically during October-March each year), COVID-19 vaccine
(required in CA, HI and OR) etc., as a condition of employment, and
annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may
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