Job Description & Requirements
Cath Lab Technologist
DAYTON, OHIO. START DATE: 6/24/2019 for 26 weeks. SHIFT: Mon-Fri 7:30a-6p, 4 days/week, 40 hours, every other weekend and holiday required. Call required- 1 night per week and every 4th weekend. REQUIRED SKILLS: Hospital is a Level 1 Trauma hospital with 915 beds. Type of degree: Health Science - Area of study or major: Radiology and/or Cardiovascular Technology - Preferred educational qualifications: N/A - Position specific testing requirement: N/A Licensure/Certification/Registration -Amer Reg of Radiologic -Lcnsd Radiology Technologist -BLS and ACLS through AHA is required. Experience - Minimum Level of Experience Required: 1 - 3 years of job-related experience - Prior job title or occupational experience: Radiology Technologist, Special Procedures, Cardiovascular Laboratory, or Equivalent - Prior specific functional responsibilities: N/A - Preferred experience: N/A - Other experience requirements: N/A Knowledge/Skills - Knowledge of normal and common variants of cross-sectional anatomy and the human vascular structure. - Knowledge and basic operation and performance of angiographic equipment. - Basic computer literacy and applications for data entry, record maintenance. - Ability to recognize life threatening conditions and implement basic life sustaining actions. - Ability to accurately position the body for imaging. Utilize techniques to physically manipulate and apply accessories to produce a desired image. - Ability to select technical factors and operate imaging equipment to produce quality diagnostic images. - Use of beam restricting devices, patient shielding techniques, proper screen-film combinations, assessment and implementation of appropriate exposure factors to minimize radiation exposure. Important: Hospital will expect some float with these contracts, as needed. As an agency nurse, it is expected that they will be the first to float. Every care will be taken to float to "like" or similar units in which the nurse has done some orientation/competency. THIS INCLUDES THE SOUTH HOSPITAL LOCATION IN CENTERVILLE.