Imaging Specialist IJob ID 85332 Date posted 01/12/2018
- Facility: Sharp Grossmont Hospital
- City: La Mesa
- Department: Cardiac Cath Lab
- Category: Radiology Jobs
- Job Status: Full-Time
- Shift: Day Job
- FTE: 0.9
- Shift Start: 6:30 AM
- Shift End Time: 7 PM
This position is located in La Mesa, CA, San Diego County
12 hour shifts; full-time position to work 6:30 am - 7:00 pm; weekends as needed; call is required
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 Fluorosopy 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
The Imaging Specialist I will scrub diagnostic and interventional cardiac and endovascular procedures. Recognize ECG changes, monitors and records hemodynamic data, circulates the cath lab room during emergency situations, to include CPR, airway monitoring, balloon pump, etc. The Imaging Specialist I will be responsible for performing urgent tasks with and without direct supervision.
Sharp Grossmont Cath Lab is a dynamic and team oriented department. We currently have three Cath Labs that support peripheral vascular cases performed in the main OR. Our staff includes RN's, RT's and CVT's. We have a strong team to support twenty plus physicians, including eight interventional cardiologists. Scrubbing, circulating, and monitoring all procedures in the Cardiac Cath Lab, including diagnostic and interventional procedures, peripheral vascular interventions, pacemaker insertions, and electrophysiology procedures.
Expanding Cardiac Cath Lab, busiest STEMI center in the state. Our great team of professionals achieves a door to balloon time consistently better than American Heart Association’s benchmark of 90 minutes.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is the largest not-for-profit, full-service acute care hospital in the region with 542 beds. The hospital has outstanding programs in heart care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, robotic surgery, mental health, stroke care and women’s health. In addition, the hospital’s Emergency and Critical Care Center is one of the most technologically advanced emergency and intensive care facilities in the nation.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is nationally recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for patient care and nursing practices. This designation is the “gold standard” for patient care and nursing excellence and is the highest honor awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Essential Physical Requirements May Include
- Twisting (trunk)
- Twisting (neck)
- Bending (waist)
- Flexing/extending (neck)
- Fine manipulation /pinching
- Reaching below shoulder level
- Reaching above shoulder level
- Lifting up to 25 pounds
- Push/pull over 100 pounds
- Carrying up to 25 pounds
Additional physical requirements of 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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