Cardiovascular Technician PRN
Lake City, FL, United States
SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem
Lake City Medical Center (LCMC) has been providing quality healthcare to Lake City and the surrounding communities for almost 60 years. We are a 91-bed comprehensive facility offering medical and surgical programs including 24-houremergency care, heart care, orthopedics, cancer care, imaging and rehabilitation services. LCMC is the area's ONLY Accredited Chest Pain Hospital and the only facility to offer interventional cardiology. We are accredited by The Joint Commission and have been named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for four consecutive years.
Under general supervision, makes preparation, operates equipment and assists physicians in performing cardiac catheterizations and other special procedures; performs hemodynamic monitoring and other duties as assigned. Performs radiographic procedures of a highly specialized nature to demonstrate vascular patency in a variety of anatomical parts. Recognizes the purpose of employment is to prioritize the patient as number one, and to put forth the utmost quality as a Cardiovascular Technologist. Performs examinations on patients of various ages from adult to geriatric.
Selects and operates equipment, selecting proper technical factors on an individual patient basis. Ensures proper identification and collimation, using appropriate markers, develops film as required.
May assist in the use of a variety of equipment or procedure not routinely taught.
Handles equipment in a responsible, professional manner.
Transfers and properly position patients for examinations in order to obtain desired radiographic results according to physician specifications. Provides immobilization as required and protection in accordance with prescribed safety standards.
Assists physician during procedures, working with specialized equipment. Assists physicians in performance of examinations by programming injectors, administering opaque media, holding and turning patients, assisting in sterile procedures.
Demonstrates Customer Service principles and behaviors appropriately.
Receives verbal orders for examination from a responsible practitioner in keeping with their state license.
Adheres to prescribed standards for Radiation Safety. Participates in Quality Improvement and Safety Programs.
Performs a variety of clerical tasks to include; pulling jackets, inputting/editing exams, and completion of requisition prior to setting films to be read.
Takes advantage of opportunities for continuing education as provided by the department or seminars available for the various specialties, cross training in specialized areas.
Ensures appropriate recording of hours worked, adhering to hospital policy.
Regular, punctual and dependable attendance.
Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
High school graduate required
Associate Degree in Cardiovascular Technology
ACLS required, within 90 days of hire