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Cath/ Angio Tech

Company: Bon Secours
Location: Midlothian
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

With a legacy that spans over 150 years, Bon Secours is a network that is dedicated to providing excellent care through exceptional people. At every level, everyone on our teams have embraced the call to provide compassionate care. Here, you can work with others who share common values, and use your skills to help extend care to all of our communities.Job DescriptionPrimary Function/General Purpose of PositionThe Special Procedures and Cath Lab Technologist will assist the Licensed Practitioner in the completion of fluoroscopic and specialized interventional and Neuro-Interventional procedures while using sterile technique. They prepare, administer and document activities related to medications and radiation exposure in accordance with federal and state laws, regulations or facility policy.Essential Job FunctionsPerforms high quality diagnostic vascular laboratory examinations using ultrasound and physiologic testing equipment to evaluate the cerebrovascular, peripheral arterial, peripheral venous systems and adheres to exam protocols except when deviation is clinically necessary.Prepares patients for procedures, including explaining the procedure and providing instructions in order to obtain the desired results, gain cooperation, and minimize patient anxiety.Contacts referring physician (or other appropriate medical personnel) for clarification prior to performing an exam if there is a suspicion that the exam order is incorrect.Utilizes the hospital electronic medical record to review patient information, enter preliminary reporting, and document any critical findings in accordance with department policy.Completes assigned tasks in a time frame appropriate for the situation.Demonstrates behaviors consistent with the Mission and Values of Bon Secours Mercy Health and adheres to the standards and policies set forth by the Corporate responsibility program, including the duty to comply with applicable laws and regulations, and reporting to Manager (or Corporate *Responsibility line) any suspected unethical, fraudulent, or unlawful acts of practice.Adheres to all standards and policies regarding safety initiatives, infection control policies, and protecting patient confidentiality.Demonstrate ability to perform non-invasive vascular exams at the level of proficiency.Demonstrate knowledge of vascular anatomy, exam procedures, interpretation criteria, and correlation of vascular lab exam results with other hospital procedures.This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.Licensing/CertificationCertification and Registration with ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) (required)BLS Basic Life Support American Heart Association (preferred upon hire, must obtain from approved source prior to direct patient care) (required)ACLS-Advanced Cardiac Life Support- American Heart Association (preferred)Certification in Cardiovascular-Interventional Radiography R.T.(R)(CV)(ARRT) (preferred)Vascular-Interventional Radiology R.T.(R)(VI)(ARRT) (preferred)State Licensure (preferred, unless required by the state where the job is being performed)EducationAssociate's from an ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) accredited institute (preferred)Work Experience1 year experience in radiology with surgery experience in use of CR (preferred)TrainingEPIC Electronic Health Record (EHR) (preferred)Picture archiving communication system (PACS) (preferred)LanguageNonePatient PopulationAdolescents (13-17 years)Adults (18-64 years)Geriatrics (65 years and older)Working ConditionsMay be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuseMay be required to use physical restraintsMay be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluidsMay be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materialsMay have periods of constant interruptions* Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.Physical RequirementsPhysical DemandsFrequency 0% 1-33% 34-66% 67-100%Lifting/ Carrying (0-50 lbs.) xLifting/ Carrying (50-100 lbs.) xPush/ Pull (0-50 lbs.) xPush/ Pull (50-100 lbs.) xStoop, Kneel xCrawling xClimbing xBalance xBending xWork PositionFrequency 0% 1-33% 34-66% 67-100%Sitting xWalking xStanding xAdditional Physical Requirements/HazardsPhysical RequirementsManual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)Perform shift workManeuver weight of patientsHear alarms/telephone/audio recorderReach above shoulderRepetitive arm/hand movementsFinger DexterityColor VisionAcuity - farAcuity nearHazardsExposure to potential electrical shockExposure to x ray/electromagnetic energyExposure to high pitched noisesOther: Exposure to radiationSkillsDe-escalationphysical interventionsdebriefingMotivational interviewingPatient Centered careCare planningperforming medical and safety screeningsworking within an interdisciplinary teammedication reconciliationMonitor patient conditions during treatmentAdminister non-intravenous medicationsInform medical professionals regarding patient conditions and careRecord patient medical histories Attention to detailAcceptance of authorityCritical thinkingCommunication with family membersTeamworkConflict resolutionActive listeningRelationship buildingMany of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plansPrescription drug coverageFlexible spending accountsLife insurance w/AD&DEmployer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligiblePaid time offEducational AssistanceAnd much more*Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.comby Jobble

Keywords: Bon Secours, Tuckahoe , Cath/ Angio Tech, Other , Midlothian, Virginia

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