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Cardiac Cath Lab Tech in Richland, WA at Skybridge Resources, LLC

Date Posted: 11/24/2018

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Job Description

General job duties.  Types of procedures required.  
Job Summary: Under the general direction of the Manager, Cardiac Services and under the direct supervision of the physician, provides Cardiovascular/Radiologic care to patients for the purpose of diagnosis and/or treatment of anatomic and physiologic disorders; Assists physician as required and does related work as assigned.
Essential Job Functions:
1. Embraces Planetree Philosophy to provide a safe, comfortable, therapeutic patient centered environment.
2. Follows all National Patient Safety Goals.
3. Performs Cardiac Catheterization and or Interventional Radiology procedures in the role of scrub, circulate, and monitor.
4. Prepares patient and all necessary equipment for procedure. Operates needed equipment.
5. Produces high quality medical imaging thru the use of cine-radiography using the ALARA methodology under direct supervision of Physician.
6. Posts and processes all exams prior to transferring images to PACS.
7. Navigates workstations regarding film retrieval and archiving.
8. Monitors patient condition on the computer, documents and alerts physician as needed.
9. Consults with the Radiologist or Cardiologist regarding procedure to be accomplished as needed.
10. Assists physicians in locating patient radiographs.
11. Assists with patient scheduling as required.
12. Greets patient pleasantly, confirms identification and explains examination procedure to the patient.
13. Adheres to all radiation safety precautions and aseptic techniques. Follows departmental policies and procedures.
14. Completes appropriate documentation as prescribed by the department and for quality control activities.
15. Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
16. Performs other duties as assigned.
Ages of patients: Adolescent to geriatrics.