Invasive Cardiac Technologist
Elevating the Possibility of U at UCHealth
Requisition # 62045
6+ months of recent Cath Lab or I.R. Tech experience strongly preferred.
The new 53 bed hospital in Longmont will join UCHealth and Longmont Clinic's proud tradition of superior care and unwavering commitment to patients and the communities we serve. Longs Peak Hospital combines a high energy environment and a "patient first mentality," giving employees the opportunity to deliver the highest quality care to patients. The highest quality of care gives patients access to advanced treatments, complex surgeries and innovative clinical trials across the entire UCHealth system.
Assists in imaging and interventional procedures to diagnose and treat cardiovascular conditions in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the policies, values, and mission of the organization.
Associate's degree in health-related field.
RCES, RCIS or ARRT(RT) certification within 2 years of hire.
BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.) ACLS through the American Heart Association with card in-hand before start date, and current AHA ACLS must be good through sixty days of hire.
Experience in Cardiac Cath Lab/Interventional Radiology preferred.
Prepares patients for procedures by reviewing medical history, draping and positioning the patient, preparing
procedural/testing sites and administering contrast media and/or medications within scope of practice. Assists physician with performing diagnostic and therapeutic interventional procedures, including cardiac catheterizations. Performs imaging procedures including echocardiography and fluoroscopy. Analyzes results and takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues. Monitors patient condition continually and reports/responds to changes in status as appropriate. Prepares equipment and supplies. Selects appropriate exposure factors and imaging parameters. Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.
UCHealth is a special place and it requires a special type of person to work here. We are committed to attracting exceptional people who possess a rare combination of talent, drive, and intellectual curiosity. They are the people who naturally gravitate toward our culture, our geography, and our passion for discovery -- ambitious people for whom UCHealth isn't just a career, but an elevated state of mind.
With award-winning hospitals and facilities serving the entire Front Range, University of Colorado Health is the state's largest and most innovative health system. By integrating the strengths of academic medicine with the finest community health care, we're able to push the boundaries of medicine and offer our employees endless career opportunities. Here, there are no limits, except those you place on yourself. Everyone is united by their passion for discovery and their commitment to improving patients' lives.
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