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IR Technologist, Cath Lab

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   10/11/2017
Job Title: 
IR Technologist, Cath Lab
Job Category:   Clinical:Cardiac/Catheter/Perfusion/EKG/EP Lab
Location:   Lexington
Job Description:   **IR Technologist, Cath Lab** **Description** **Position Summary:** Assist physicians in Cardiac Cath Lab/EP with cardiovascular diagnostic and interventional procedures. Performs duties as scrub and monitoring staff. Provides radiation safety and general safety for themselves and patients. Provides patient and family education and supports customer satisfaction. Works as part of the Cath Lab team and supports nursing functions. Demonstrates and maintains all applicable competencies related to equipment and devices used in the Cath Lab. Performs with competency in code situations. Documents and evaluates the outcome of interventions. Provides on call services. **Additional Responsibilities:** + Demonstrates a commitment to service,hospital values and professionalism through appropriate conduct anddemeanor at all times + Adheres to and exhibits CatholicHealth Initiatives core values: **Reverence:** Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for allcreation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledgingthat we hold in trust all that has been given to us. **Integrity:** Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honestyand sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. **Compassion:** Feeling with others, being one with others intheir sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members ofthe human community. **Excellence:** Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue;continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality. + Maintains confidentiality and protectssensitive data at all times. + Adheres to organizational anddepartment specific safety standards and guidelines. + Works collaboratively and supportsefforts of team members. + Demonstrates exceptional customerservice and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, visitors,staff and the broader health care community. **Qualifications** **Requirements:** Graduate of an accredited program in Radiologic Technology or Invasive Cardiology Speciality. Must be Registered as an ARRT. Must maintain state license. Must become certified in advanced life support. One year Cath Lab or Radiology Specials experience preferred. RT/RCIS competency is validated by the Departmental Competency Based Orientation (CBO) and annual competence assessments must be maintained as deemed appropriate by the Cath Lab Manager. Adequate conversational English is required in order that the individual be able to take direction from management, understand how to complete job tasks, communicate adequately with patients and co-workers as necessary, understand and follow safety guidelines, and understand the Associate Handbook and all hospital policies. **Working Relationships:** Responsible to the Manager. Works on a daily basis with nursing services, physicians, and other hospital staff. Will have contact with executive staff, repair persons, patient support services, and sales representatives. **Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions:** Must be able to lift 25 lbs occasionally and 10 lbs frequently. Must be able to occasionally push/pull up to 300 lbs using a force of 58 lbs. Must be able to frequently sit, stand and walk (wearing a led apron) and carry 10 lbs up to 50 feet. Must be able to occasionally crouch and squat. Must be able to continuously rotate trunk and reach all directions. Must be able to perform difficult manipulative skills, and perform tasks which require hand-eye coordination, and arm-hand steadiness. Must be able to visually discriminate far away and close objects and colors, and hear normal sounds. May be exposed to blood, body tissues, and fluids regularly, as well as other hazardous waste materials. Must be able to tolerate environmental temperature fluctuations. Must be able to wear lead apron while standing for long periods. May be exposed to radiation, toxins, dust, cytotoxins, and/or poisonous substances. May be exposed periodically to physical injury, burns, noise and some electrical hazards. **Job** Licensed/Registered Medical Professionals (Non-Nursing) **Primary Location** KENTUCKY-LEXINGTON-SAINT JOSEPH HOSPITAL **Daily Schedule** 1 **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 80 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0132339
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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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