IR/Cath. Tech

  • POSITION PURPOSE
    • This job description is congruent with Froedtert South’s mission, vision and values. The values of integrity, respect, quality, commitment and accountability are the framework for all hospital activities. It is expected that employees will perform their job duties in accordance with this mission, vision and values. Performs radiographic, basic nursing and physician-assistant activities associated with invasive cardiology, EP, neuro, and radiographic special procedures. Responsible for operation of all radiographic, and patient/procedure support equipment.
  • MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED
    • Associate Degree: Radiologic Technology or graduate an accredited certification program in Radiologic Technology (Registered and Licensed to practice in the State of Wisconsin) 
  • MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
    • 1 to 3 years' experience preferred
  • LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED
    • Licensure to be eligible to practice as a Licensed Radiographer in the State of Wisconsin.
    • American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (A.R.R.T.) registered, (minimum) CV or VI registry preferred
    • ACLS certification preferred.
    • Current BLS and/or CPR certification from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross or the ability to obtain certification within 6 weeks of hire. 
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED
    • 1 - 3 years’ minimum experience in general Diagnostic Radiology, Interventional Radiology or Cardiac Cath Lab.
    • Ability to read, write, hear, speak and comprehend the English language.
    • Performs under stress when confronted with emergency, critical, unusual or dangerous situations; or situations in which work speed and sustained attention are required aspects of the job.
    • Ability to achieve homeostasis from puncture sites using continuous manual pressure for a minimum of 30 minutes. Requires strong fingers, hands, and wrist. 
    • Ability to participate in critical thinking that promotes desired positive outcomes. 
    • Requires fine finger movements with above average dexterity. 
    • Requires sustained, long periods of standing. 
  • PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES
    • Receives and records verbal orders from licensed independent practitioners for orders that are specific to the services provided by their department.
    • Administers contrast safely and in accordance with policy and procedure and within scope of service.
    • Ability to perform as a tech in the circulator, monitor and scrub role.
    • Operate all healthcare (imaging and non-imaging) equipment required to provide patient care and treatments administered in the Interventional Procedure Labs and locations outside the department as needed for procedures. 
    • Clerical duties including but not limited to patient charting, charging, computer programs associated with procedure, filing, fax, telephone, scheduling, etc.
    • Participates in activities associated with quality assurance, performance improvement, Data base recording and reporting, maintaining compliance with all associated accreditation programs including but not limited to Heartbase, STS registry and others when added.
    • Cleans, restocks and enters charges after every procedure, including those performed after normal business hours. 
    • Participates in patient teaching/education.
    • Maintains and organizes patient rooms and department work areas in a neat, clean and well-supplied manner; initiative is taken to assure environment is maintained to promote rest and healing.
    • Recognizes the occurrence of life-threatening situations and emergencies and takes the appropriate actions in a timely manner.
    • Actively participates in the implementation and monitoring of unit-based Quality Assurance standards of care.
    • Assists in the orientation and training of new staff and supports student clinical rotations as requested.
    • Supports department and System policies and procedures.
    • Participates and monitors/maintains department inventory. #cb

Froedtert South is a comprehensive regional healthcare system that has served southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois communities for more than 100 years. Froedtert South provides services primarily through the Froedtert Kenosha Hospital and the Froedtert Pleasant Prairie Hospital and several other clinic locations.

Froedtert South is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Froedtert South does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
Company
Froedtert South
Posted
01/07/2022
Type
Full time
Location
Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158, US
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