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Cardiac Cath Lab Rad Tech

Company: Advocate Christ Medical Center
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Cardiac Cath Lab Rad Tech Job ID: R23080 Shift: 1st Full/Part Time: Part_timeLocation: 3815 Highland Ave Downers Grove, IL 60515Benefits Eligible: No Hours Per Week: 0Major Responsibilities:

  • Maintain complete documentation of cardiovascular procedures
  • Participate in in-services, continuing education, and workshops to remain abreast of new procedures and current technologies
  • Accountable for the maintenance of quality control in all areas of the lab
  • Provide a secure and safe environment for patients and staff maintaining constant awareness of safety hazards
  • Assistance with new staff orientation within the department
  • Act as a role model within the department serving as a resource person for all clinical activities
  • Assisting in the development of new operating procedures Education/Experience Required:
    • Typically requires 2 years cardiac cath lab experience. Demonstrated proficiency in PTCA, EPS preferred, with an AAS in RTR, or RTN license. or a minimum of 5years experience as RTR or RTN experience preferred. -Minimum of 12 CEU hours per year. -This position will need to recognize the needs and behaviors of a variety of age groups of patients treated, i.e., normal patterns of adolescent behavior and look for signs of normal aging; prior experience with various age groups is preferred. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
      • -Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. -Ability to anticipate patient and unit needs. -Ability to teach procedures to the staff.
      • -Current License in the state of IL as a RTR, RTN, RCVT, or Paramedic (EMT-P)-ACLS, IABP. RCIS within two years of employment. Physicial Requirements and Working Conditions:
        • The ability to function in a high stress environment, lift and move heavy patients and equipment, stand for long periods of time, wearing lead apron (approx. 18 lbs.), and work flexible hours and on-call basis. All cath lab staff must be able to respond to off hour call-ins within thirty minutes of the pager going off.
        • If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.

Keywords: Advocate Christ Medical Center, Downers Grove , Cardiac Cath Lab Rad Tech, Other , Downers Grove, Illinois

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