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Special Procedure Technologist, Cardiovascular

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Tarzana
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

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Providence is calling for a Special Procedure Technologist, Cardiovascular (Per diem/Variable shift) at Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center in Tarzana, CA .

We are seeking a Special Procedure Technologist, Cardiovascular who will assist physicians during cardiac, angiography and other related procedures. Monitor radiation safety during procedures.

In this position, you will:

  • SERVICE:
  • Promote patient, physician, customer and employee satisfaction by personal example, treating all contacts with respect
  • Suppors and participate in activities that foster customer service
  • Communicate and follow the organizational chain of command for notification of patient care/service issues, when appropriate

  • PEOPLE:
  • Maintain required applicable licensure, certification and education.
  • Attend and successfully completes general and department orientation, in-service programs and the annual key competencies and mandatory update requirements.
  • Participate actively in department staff meetings
  • Demonstrate effective verbal and written communications

  • Demonstrate knowledge and performs work that is consistent with age specific policies and procedures, including but not limited to identifying the need for additional safety measures, or activities that place patients at risk, and selecting/preparing appropriate supplies and equipment, Communicates effectively in a clear, concise, understandable manner. Applicable for the populations: Adult and Geriatric
  • Select and prepare appropriate supplies, contrast media and equipment for cardio, angiographic and other related procedures
  • Assist physicians during cardio, angiographic procedures by proper patient positioning and adjusting equipment
  • Apply ionizing radiation using proper techniques. Monitors radiation safety during all procedures performed Cardio-Vascular Laboratory
  • Reinforce physician's instructions to patient, as to requirements of the patients during procedure
  • Conduct on-the-job instruction and to other Cardio-Vascular personnel in radiation protection
  • Inject contrast media, utilizing appropriate equipment under the direction of physician
  • Assist the physicians during cardiac, angiographic and other related procedures. (scrub)
  • Operate cardiac and hemodynamic monitoring equipment
  • Possess knowledge of x-ray generators, image intensification system, 35mm cine cameras, and film changers
  • Maintain QA records on x-ray equipment
  • Take call as requested, scheduled or required

Required qualifications:

  • Current BLS-HCP
  • Current LA City Fire Card within 30 days of hire
  • CRT- Certified Radiological Technologist

Preferred qualifications:

  • Advanced training as a special procedure technologist
  • Certified Interventional Technologist (CIT)
  • American Registry of Radiological Technologist (ARRT)
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • One (1) year cath lab experience

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center is a 245-bed not-for-profit medical center that serves the San Fernando Valley, offering high quality specialty services, including: heart and vascular care, orthopedics, oncology and senior services. Recognizing the special health care needs of women and children, our Women's Pavilion & Resource Center provides women's health and maternity care in once central location. The hospital specializes in pediatrics and has one of the largest neonatal intensive care units in the San Fernando Valley. Providence Tarzana has a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology with a personal touch. Providence Health & Services cares about the people and the lives that we touch each and every day. We are continually driven by the caring tradition of our heritage - the foundation of our Mission and core-values - to embrace respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship. With a rich past reaching back more than 65 years in Southern California, and 150 years in total, Providence Health & Services today celebrates unprecedented growth, recognition for top quality health care, a vibrant employee culture where new ideas are encouraged and a drive to help the underprivileged - all with an eye toward the future.

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Los Angeles , Special Procedure Technologist, Cardiovascular, Other , Tarzana, California

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