M-F 4x10 hr shifts, plus call including rotating weekends and holidays
The Interventional Technologist will provide technical support for procedures in the Cardiac Cath Lab and Electrophysiology Lab.
*Performs/reviews patient history. Evaluates patient response to diagnostic or interventional maneuvers during procedures.
*Provides patient care in interventional lab as directed by the physician. Assists with procedures performed by cardiologists and radiologists.
*Operates and maintains per specifications and guidelines, all diagnostic and therapeutic equipment used for procedures.
*Monitors patients during procedures.
*Assists with maintenance of inventory for interventional labs.
*Sets up procedures trays prior to procedure start. Participates/coordinates patient care and flow.
*Demonstrates proper safety as appropriate to the area: this includes proper radiation safety for all who enter the room. Reports all malfunctioning equipment and or errors. Documents all safety related issues and outcomes.
*Participates in developing and updating procedures and protocols.
*Maintains accountability to technologist competency/quality control standards.
*Actively continues education and stays abreast of current technology and trends in the interventional cardiology and electrophysiology fields.
*Participates in on-call coverage for interventional labs.
Graduate of an accredited school of Radiologic Technology.
AART Certification in Radiology (R) required.
Current X-Ray License required.
BLS and ACLS required (ACLS-within 6 months of employment).
Current Montana Radiologic Technology License (upon hire).
Experience in Interventional Cardiology preferred.