Rad Tech - CMH Cardiovascular Invasive
Job DescriptionJOB SUMMARY:
- Sign on Bonus – Up to $10,000!
- Relocation Bonus (if moving from 50+ mi away)
- Referral Bonuses (once hired)
- Shift & Weekend Differentials available.
- Benefits available from day 1 for qualified employees.
To assist the Cardiologists in performing invasive and diagnostic/interventional cardiac/vascular and electrophysiologic procedures; as well as technical hemodynamic monitoring and interpretation using automated techniques. Providing care to meet patient needs and handle other duties as required and assigned.
Successful completion of a certificate program in Radiology required.
Associate’s Degree in the field of Radiologic Technology preferred.
1-3 years of experience in/with a sound knowledge base in Cardiology preferred.
Experience in hemodynamic monitoring and EKG interpretation, sterile techniques and invasive angiographic techniques preferred.
Current licensure in good standing as a Radiologic Technologist in the State of Illinois (IEMA) required.
Current certification by American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT) required.
Must possess and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.
Must possess and maintain Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification within 1 year of hire (required).
To assist cardiologists in performing invasive coronary/vascular/EP diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures using a specific technique. To set up and operate a variety of electrical/imaging equipment and computers.
Provides care to the patient undergoing coronary invasive procedures in the Cath Lab through the use of guidelines, policies, procedures, and standards of care. To report significant observations and reactions to appropriate personnel and document care provided.
Actively participates in data collection, analysis, problem solving and gives input on process improvements and patient satisfaction. Actively engages and attends educational opportunities to achieve continuing education specific to cardiac/vascular disease process and physiology. Achieve continuing education points to maintain active licensure.
Assigns/completes charging/coding worksheet on each patient undergoing procedures within the area in an accurate and timely manner to ensure correct billing, optimal revenue reimbursement, and productivity statistics based on procedural charges.