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Imaging Specialist I

Job ID: 100023 Date posted: December 31, 2019

  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Ctr
  • Cardiac Cath Lab
  • Radiology Jobs
  • Variable
  • Full-Time

Responsibilities

Summary
The Imaging Specialist I is responsible for following radiation/fluoro safety in the cath lab and assisting the cardiologist with all aspects of imaging during procedures.  This role requires becoming proficient as a scrub tech and observing/maintaining strict sterile technique, as well as performing in the roles of monitor and circulator.  The cath lab works as a team and the ideal candidate possesses good interpersonal communication skills representative of highly functioning teams.
Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is the only medical center in the South Bay providing comprehensive cardiac care. Our two room cath lab performs  procedures typical of much larger facilities, such as diagnostic and interventional coronary procedures, pacemaker/ICD implantations, Electrophysiology studies and peripheral procedures.  As a STEMI center, we strive to meet the American College of Cardiology goal of a door-to-balloon time under 90 minutes for all patients and are currently recognized by the AHA as  a recipient of the Silver Award in both CHF and CAD.  Come join our team promoting patient-centered care.
As the leading provider of health care services in the South Bay, Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a 343 bed facility that delivers high-quality care designed to meet the needs of the community. Home to the region’s most comprehensive heart program, it also has the area’s only radiation oncology center and certified community hospital cancer program. The hospital has San Diego County’s only comprehensive Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Center, which serves patients who wish to avoid blood transfusions for personal or religious reasons.
Sharp Chula Vista recently more than doubled the size of its Emergency Department and opened the new Douglas and Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center, a unique healing environment with the most advanced medical technology available for cancer treatment.
Location
This position is located in Chula Vista, San Diego County
 
Hours
8 hour shifts; to work variable Day and PM hours; weekends are on-call only.  On call requires 30 minute response time.  All candidates are expected to take call one day/week and one weekend per month.
This is a Full Time (1.0) Position: 80 hours/pay period
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Graduate of an accredited Radiology Technology program or equivalent
  • Current BLS for Healthcare providers by the American Heart Association
  • Current ACLS certification
  • ARRT certificate
  • CRT license and CA State Fluoroscopy permit
  • Knowledge of aseptic technique
  • Excellent  interpersonal/communication skills; professional demeanor; skill to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Ability to take direction, recognize emergent situations and respond appropriately
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • One or more years of Cath Lab or Interventional Radiology experience
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
Physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
 
Sharp HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
 
Keywords: Imaging Specialist I, Cath Lab Imaging Tech, Cath Lab Rad Tech, Cath Lab Radiology Tech, Interventional Radiology Tech, IR Rad Tech, IR Rad Tech, Interventional Radiology Technologist
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