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Imaging Specialist II - Cardiac Cath Lab

Job ID: 110077 Date posted: June 01, 2021

  • Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • Cardiac Cath Lab
  • Radiology Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Full-Time

Responsibilities

Summary
The Imaging Specialist II in the Cardiac Cath Lab 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.
The Cardiac Cath Lab at Sharp Memorial Hospital has five cardiac cath suites and a 14 bed CV staging unit.  The common patient population consists of diagnostic cardiac and peripheral catheterization, percutaneous coronary and peripheral intervention, as well as electrophysiology procedures patients.  We provide pre and post op patient care and assist physicians with procedures including transesophageal echocardiography, ECHO guided endomyocardial biopsies, tilt table studies and arrhythmia cardioversion.
Sharp Memorial Hospital — the first hospital in San Diego with all private patient rooms — is dedicated to providing the highest-quality, patient-centered care and consists of 368 beds  . Designed to promote comfort and healing with the use of natural light and soothing colors, the hospital offers the latest medical technology.

Sharp Memorial is known for outstanding programs in cardiac and vascular care, cancer treatment, orthopedic and neurological services, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and multi-organ transplantation, and has been recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for nursing excellence and is also designated as a Patient-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.


Location

This position is located Sharp Memorial Hospital in the community of Serra Mesa in San Diego County

 
Hours

10 hour shifts; Full-time position to work Day Shift hours; 7:00 am - 5:30 pm; call requires 30 minute response time; call is required; weekends as needed

 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Graduate from an accredited school of Radiology Technology
  • Current California License in Radiologic Technology (CRT)
  • Current California Fluoroscopy permit
  • ARRT in Radiology
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • Knowledge/experience with overseeing all aspects of radiation safety and equipment in the cath lab
  • General basic computer skills to include PACs, Microsoft office, Cerner
  • Good communication and Team work skills
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • Recent experience in interventional Radiology or Cath Lab
  • One or more years’ experience as an Imaging Specialist
  • Basic EKG interpretation
 

Additional 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, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

 

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