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Travel Cath Lab Technologist

Company: Siemens Healthineers
Location: Chico
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

The Opportunity DescriptionWe're looking for a Travel Cath Lab Technologist, working in the Healthcare Systems & Services industry in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. Role:
An Advanced Therapies (AT) Cath Lab Technologist / Interventional Technologist may assist and support Cardiologists, Cardiovascular Surgeons, Radiologists, Interventional Neurosurgeons, &/or Vascular Surgeons. The Interventional Technologist interacts and communicates professionally with physicians, team members, patients, and family members. The Technologist must be able to function independently but also work collaboratively with the Nursing and Ancillary staff members to provide exceptional patient care. The Technologist must utilize critical thinking skills, elicit leadership qualities, and challenge themselves through continued education and mentorship.
Responsibilities:

  • Assist with clinical, technical, and administrative functions on a daily basis.
  • Verify patient identification, history, diagnosis, and procedure for both diagnostic and interventional cases.
  • Assist with pre and post procedural patient care.
  • Assist with procedural preparation, supplies, and maintain the sterile field according to the standards of care.
  • Assist in sterile procedures per physician preference, policy and procedure.
  • Operate Interventional Angiography Systems in dedicated suites.
  • Set up and operate additional procedural products or equipment
  • Quality control and operation of the Angiography System in a safe and competent manner supporting the ALARA principles and alerting the physician of intra-procedural dose thresholds and equipment trouble shooting
  • Ensure all team members understand and comply with the principles of radiation safety to include time, distance, proper care and use of lead aprons and dosimetry badges.
  • Actively participate in room turnover, patient transfer, terminal cleaning, stocking and quality improvement activities.
  • Perform additional duties as required Experience Required for Your Success Skills & Experience:
    • Interventional Imaging background with a minimum of 1-year full-time work in an interventional or invasive clinical setting
    • Clinical competency within Invasive Cardiovascular, Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Hybrid, Interventional Radiology, Neuro Interventional, &/or Vascular Surgery Hybrid
    • Proficient operating Angiography Equipment, preferred experience with Siemens ARTIS C-arms
    • Good understanding of Advanced Imaging including acquisition, post processing, reconstruction, and 3D DynaCT features
      Required License/Certification:
      • Valid Certification American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Cardiac Interventional (CI) or Vascular Interventional (VI) preferred
      • Valid State license (or Eligible to apply)
      • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required. Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification preferred
        Preferred Qualifications:
        • Strong communication skills both written and verbal needed
        • Interact with patient, client and team members in an autonomous responsible, professional and ethical manner
        • Must be flexible, reliable and demonstrate sound judgment and initiative.

Keywords: Siemens Healthineers, Chico , Travel Cath Lab Technologist, Healthcare , Chico, California

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