The Imaging Specialist is responsible for overseeing all aspects of radiation/fluoro safety and equipment 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 person-centered care.
Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a 343-bed hospital with the largest array of health care services in San Diego's South Bay. A Designated Planetree Patient-Centered Care Hospital, Sharp Chula Vista is home to the region's most comprehensive heart program and also offers exceptional services for orthopedic care and women and infants. The Douglas & Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center offers patients the most advanced treatment technology, a unique healing environment and an extraordinary level of care.
This position is located in Chula Vista, CA in San Diego County
8 hour shifts; per diem position 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.
Required Skills and Qualifications
- Graduate from an accredited school of Radiology Technology
- Current California License in Radiologic Technology (CRT)
- Current California Fluoroscopy permit
- Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
- IV Certification
- Knowledge/experience with overseeing all aspects of radiation safety and equipment
- Knowledge of Microsoft office computer programs
- Good communication skills
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
- One or more years of experience as an Imaging Specialist in interventional radiology or cardiac cath lab
- Two years' EP experience
- Bilingual (English/Spanish)
Additional physical requirements for this position may be discussed during interview.
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
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