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Resource Interventional Technologist Weekday Nights KY

Company: CHI Saint Joseph Health System
Location: Lexington
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Saint Joseph Hospital is a 433-bed facility located in Lexington Kentucky. Founded in 1877 a small group of Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Kentucky led by Sister Euphrasia Stafford began their health ministry. Their mission was to provide compassionate care to the poor and underserved a tradition still carried out today. Saint Joseph Hospital primarily serves central and eastern Kentucky with a full range of services including distinguished awards for cardiology orthopedics and stroke care. CHI Saint Joseph Health supports 5000 active employees 8 hospitals specialty clinics and a Medical Group with more than 200 locations across Central and Eastern KY. CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health in 2019. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

$45/hour pay rate plus differential!

Position is also eligible up to $25,000 sign on bonus AND up to $24,000 in student loan repayment!

No required weekends or holiday!

Job Summary / Purpose

Assist Interventional Cardiologists, Radiologists, and Vascular Surgeons in Cardiac Cath Lab/Interventional Radiology/Endovascular with cardiovascular diagnostic and interventional procedures. Performs duties as scrub and monitoring staff. Provides radiation safety and general safety for patients, themselves and other staff. Provides patient and family education and supports customer satisfaction and service excellence. Works as part of the Cath Lab/IR/Endovascular team and supports nursing functions. Demonstrates and maintains all applicable competencies related to imaging and device based equipment used in these Interventional procedures areas. Performs with competency in Code STEMI and Code Stroke alerts. Documents and evaluates the outcome of interventions. Provides on call services as assigned

Essential Key Job Responsibilities

Responsible for the operation of c-arm radiation equipment, provides radiation protection, and demonstrates competency for all procedural applications.
Prepares sterile fields without error or violation of integrity of aseptic technique. Functions as scrub assist and hemodynamic monitor.
Knowledgeable regarding prep and use of all current devices in Cath Lab/IR/Endovascular inventory. This includes devices and adjunct therapies to include atherectomy, IABP, IVUS, Impella, CTO, DES, DCB, OCT, thrombectomy, and embolic coils. Procedures include PCI, PTCA, and PTA, cerebral and visceral angiography and interventions, stent placement, line placements, dialysis access maintenance, pacemaker and ICD implant.
Demonstrates rapid decision making, critical thinking, and clinical leadership skills. Acts as a preceptor. Responds quickly and effectively to STEMI, Stroke, respiratory and cardiac arrest.
Provides patient/family education related to procedure and cardiovascular disease risk factors.
Assists nursing staff in all aspects of patient care. Reports all deviations of standards to nurse leader.
Maintains CPACS database.
Demonstrates competency in arterial and venous sheath removal, hemostasis, and access site management.
Demonstrates competency in EKG recognition and hemodynamics. Alerts Cardiologists to changes from baseline.
Provides care to patients peri-procedure and assisting in pre and post procedure care.
Maintains readiness for rapid transport for emergent or salvage CABG or vascular surgery.
Other duties as assigned by manager
The job summary and responsibilities listed above are designed to indicate the general nature of the work performed within this job. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all job responsibilities required of employees assigned to this job. Employees may be required to perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Required Education and Experience

Graduate of an Accredited School of Radiologic Technology

Required Licensure and Certifications

Licensed Medical Radiographer: MRAD:KY

Registered Technologist Radiography ARRT (RTR, RCES, RCIS)

AHA Basic Life Support CPR (BLS-CPR) within 5 days

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) - within 6 months

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Training

Graduate of an Accredited School of Radiologic Technology

Pay Range
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Keywords: CHI Saint Joseph Health System, Lexington , Resource Interventional Technologist Weekday Nights KY, Other , Lexington, Kentucky

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