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CARDIOVASCULAR RADIOLOGY TECH (Cardiac Cath Lab) Full Time - 7a-5p (2510002145)

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   7/28/2017
Job Title: 
CARDIOVASCULAR RADIOLOGY TECH (Cardiac Cath Lab) Full Time - 7a-5p (2510002145)
Job Category:   Clinical:Cardiac/Catheter/Perfusion/EKG/EP Lab
Location:   Chattanooga
Tennessee
 
Job Description:   **CARDIOVASCULAR RADIOLOGY TECH (Cardiac Cath Lab) Full Time - 7a-5p (2510002145)** **Description** Job Summary: The Cardiovascular Technologist in the Cardiac Cath Lab is responsible for all aspects of care related to adult inpatients or outpatients undergoing procedures in the Cardiac Cath Lab. Applies knowledge of growth and development to perform detailed assignments/interventions. Provides consistent care based on the changing physical and psychosocial needs, unique to the patient. Essential Duties: + Call is mandatory and response time must be under 30 minutes. + Assists and scrubs for cardiac, vascular, related diagnostic and therapeutic procedures under the direction of the procedural physician. + Actively participates in the ordering and inventory of equipment and supplies for the Cardiac Cath Lab. + Delivers patient care for all age groups while using diagnostic imaging equipment; acts as a liaison between the patient and the cardiologist. + Utilizes equipment and accessories and employs techniques and procedures to comfort and protect patients, self and others from unnecessary radiation. + Regularly performs basic nursing functions in regards to patient care. + Performs general office duties including answering phone. + Actively participates in the training of the other Cath Lab personnel. + Recognizes that continuing education is vital to maintaining and advancing the profession. Keeps skills current demonstrating evidence of continuing education to include department meetings, individualized learning opportunities from cardiologist and related classes. **Qualifications** Education: + Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing required, OR + Graduate from an accredited School of Radiology or + Graduate from an accredited School of Respiratory Care Experience: + RN's must have a minimum of one year of experience in acute care. + RT's must have a minimum of five years of hospital experience. License/Certification: + State Licensed Registered Nurse, or + ARRT (The American Registry of Radiologic Technoligist) or + RRT (Registered Respiratory Therapist) or + RCIS + ACLS Certification preferred. + American Heart Association (AHA) BLS Certification required. Additional Responsibilities: + Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times. + Adheres to and exhibits our core values: Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community. Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality. + Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times. + Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines. + Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members. + Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community. _Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers.CBCHI_ **NOTICE** This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position. **Job** Nursing - RN **Primary Location** TENNESSEE-CHATTANOOGA-MEMORIAL HOSPITAL **Daily Schedule** 7a-5p **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 75 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0122141
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Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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