Sharp HealthCare Imaging Specialist II / Cardiac Cath Lab / Sharp Grossmont Hospital / Day Shift / Full Time (.9 FTE) / $10,000 Sign On Bonus in La Mesa, California
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AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association; Other; Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT) - CA Department of Public Health; Radiologic Technologist Fluoroscopy Permit - CA Department of Public Health; ARRT Certificate - ARRT
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What You Will Do
To perform a wide variety of technical procedures in a special modalities and general diagnostic on a regular basis with quality patient care, assisting Physicians as needed.Required Qualifications
Satisfactory completion of formal training program in an AMA approved school and meets the requirements of an appropriate State and/or Federal mandated certification or equivalent.
ARRT Certificate - ARRT
Radiologic Technologist Fluoroscopy Permit - CA Department of Public Health
Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT) - CA Department of Public Health
AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association
- One year experience
Documentation managementVerify physicians written order and assures appropriate clinical indication of ordered examsBegin exams in RIS.Accurately complete exams in RIS, filling out appropriate information (contrast, fluoroscopy time, QC, resource, technical modifiers, technologist/student/RN/Radiologist)Provide correct coding of exams, billing modifiers, suppliesDepart patient in RIS when appropriateEnsure film jacket is properly labeled.Ensure paperwork is filed appropriately.
Patient and family educationProvides pre and post procedure education and reassurance to include but not limited to: What the procedure is, how long it is going to take, physician involved, contrast administration and mode of delivery, positioning, instructions related to procedure, the report, patient satisfaction form, etcInteracts and communicates in a manner to reflect an understanding of the patient's age, culture, state of health, level of comprehensionCommunicates and interacts with the patient's family in a way that is perceived positive and supportive while maintaining patient confidentiality
Produce high quality examsUnderstands and applies appropriate imaging techniquesPositions according to department imaging protocolsLabels and identifies studies correctly using legal marker setUses imaging equipment proficientlyUses imaging agents (contrast) according to protocol
Quality assuranceVerifies patient identification and pregnancy statusImplements safe, efficient and therapeutic careAssists Radiologist in procedures while practicing sterile techniques to prevent cross-contamination.Performs proper procedure on proper patientDemonstrates knowledge of universal precautionsObserves the patient, reports any changes in status, and initiates appropriate action to ensure a positive outcome. Follows patient's Advanced Directive.Maintains strict patient confidentiality, keeps work discussion professional and limited to private areas
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 or any other protected class.
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