Specials Procedures Technologist
PRN, 0.001 FTE
Palms West Hospital
Since 1986, Palms West Hospital has celebrated excellence in healthcare. Our state-of-the-art 204-bed facility, centrally located in Palm Beach County, offers top-quality care in every category from preventative programs to elective, major, and emergency surgeries. We are an Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) Primary Stroke Center. Palms West Hospital has adult and pediatric emergency services, a dedicated New Life Center featuring Birthing Suites and a Level II NICU, as well as a full-service Children’s Hospital, providing pediatric healthcare services in one child-friendly location. Additional services include outpatient rehabilitation, an aquatics center, orthopedic spine center, robotics, and interventional radiology.
Palms West Hospital is located on a spacious 94-acre campus in Palm Beach County, just 12 miles from the Atlantic Ocean. The surrounding areas include Wellington, Royal Palm Beach and Loxahatchee. Wellington is known for its abundant parks and quality schools. Royal Palm Beach and Loxahatchee are known for their large acreage parcels, new homes, and equestrian community. We invite you to explore career opportunities with us at Palms West Hospital and The Children’s Hospital at Palms West. Join our team of top healthcare professionals while enjoying all Palm Beach County has to offer.
Performs those duties directly involved with a variety of technical procedures, applying ionizing radiation for the purpose of detecting pathology and/or as a means of therapy. Operates all the equipment utilized within the department, and develops and organizes films for presentation to the radiologist. Establishes and maintains a good rapport and professional relationship with fellow co-workers, ancillary departments, and Medical Staff. Works under the supervision of the Imaging Director/Manager. The Special procedure technologist must be capable of cross training to all aspects of Cardiac Cath Lab, to include, but not limited to: Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterizations, Interventional Cardiac Catheterizations, Permanent Pacemaker and AICD Implants, Temporary pacemaker insertions, Intra Aortic Balloon Pump Insertions, assist with sterile set up of PICC line trays. Will be required to interpret EKG rhythms with 90% accuracy. Work between special procedures and cardiac cath lab is required on a regular basis with demonstrated competencies. Call coverage of both Special procedures and Cardiac Cath Lab required with demonstrated competencies.
- Graduate of an AMA accredited school of Radiologic Technology.
Florida State Rad Tech (ARRT) or Cardiovascular Tech (CVT) with certification in Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) or Registered Electrophysiology Specialist (RECS) required
Two years interventional cardiology with 500 PCI hours experience preferred.
- Registered with the ARRT (R) required
State Certified as a General Radiographer
Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
Registered as a Interventional Technologist preferred
Previous experience in Cardiac Cath preferred.
Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or obtain within 6 months of hire/transfer/job description change.
Ability to take call as needed to meet department needs.
On call required for this position (Min 14 days/month/2 weekends per month) based on department needs.
Must have ability to be on site within 30 minutes of call back