Special Procedure Technologist-Cardiac Cath Lab

Job Number
209194
Banner Thunderbird Medical Center
Shift
Day
Department
Banner Thunderbird Medical Center - Cardiac Cath Lab-Hosp
Position Type
FT: Full-Time
Internal Code A
COREHTF
Street Address
5555 West Thunderbird
City & State
US-AZ-Glendale
Posting Category
Other

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Special Procedure Technologist/EP

Banner Thunderbird Cardiac Cath Lab

 

Join our team!

We strive to provide a highly coordinated experience for our patients. Two goals of the highest priority are excellent, quality outcomes and an exceptional patient experience at all touch points!  

 

This is an opportunity for a Special Procedure Technologist/EP candidate to work in the Cardiac Cath Lab at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center.  Shift hours are 6:30am to 7:00pm, Monday through Friday. Call is week nights 7:00pm to 6:30am and 24 hours on weekends and holidays.  

 

Cardiac Cath Lab:

  • The Cath lab is active with the ability to run two cardiac/peripheral and two EP rooms.
  • Procedures consist of heart caths, peripherals, ASD and PFO closures, CTO’s, EP studies and devices.
  • The RNs and RTs are highly skilled experts.
  • Each room is staffed with either two nurses and tech or two techs and a nurse. Nurses and techs scrub and monitor. 
  • Staff are committed to delivering professional, compassionate care.
  • The nurses and techs are involved in Shared Leadership to lead change and process improvements to implement evidenced based practices to support and improve the highest quality of patient outcomes.

Qualification:

  • Cath Lab, EP or IR experience required
  • MBRTE licensed in the State of Arizona, National certification (ARRT) required
  • BLS certified required
  • ACLS or must have within 6 months required
  • Ability to multitask and function in a team atmosphere with all professionals

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About Banner Thunderbird Medical Center
Nonprofit Banner Thunderbird Medical Center opened its doors in 1983 and has been growing ever since to meet the health care needs of the communities it serves in northwest metropolitan Phoenix. Today, the 555-bed hospital - one of the largest hospitals in the state - is annually ranked as one of the top hospitals in the Phoenix metropolitan area by US News & World Report and enjoys a reputation as the preferred provider of care to children and adults in the area in consumer preference surveys. The tertiary care hospital provides everything from routine to advanced, specialized care to both adult and pediatric patients. Specialized services include cardiology, orthopedic surgery, pediatrics, neurosurgery, robotic surgery, stroke care and a women and infants services program. Additionally, in partnership with top-ranked MD Anderson Cancer Center, Banner Thunderbird also offers state-of-the-art cancer care. Banner Thunderbird is certified as a Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center and features a 35-bed Level III neonatal intensive care unit that cares for babies of high-risk pregnancies and those born prematurely. Banner Thunderbird is also home to the only pediatric intensive care unit for seriously ill or injured children in the area. If you would like to contribute to truly leading edge caring, we invite you to bring your experience and skills to Banner Thunderbird.

 

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About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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Job Summary

This position performs prescribed specialized radiographic procedures as directed by following department/facility policies, procedures and protocols. This position ensures optimal care/treatment to patient population.

 

Essential Functions

  • Performs radiographic diagnostic/interventional special procedures by following and verifying referring providers orders. Uses independent judgment and applies learned methodologies according to established policy and procedures.

 

  • Educates patients/families regarding procedure and/or treatment to be performed. Demonstrates professional behavior/conduct in all interactions; fosters teamwork, efficient use of resources and quality patient outcomes.

 

  • Produces high quality images and prepares/presents them with other pertinent patient information for timely interpretation. Prepares and maintains accurate documentation.

 

  • Demonstrates competence in performing prescribed invasive/interventional procedures if applicable in accordance with established policies. Demonstrates competence in the administration of radiopharmaceuticals and other approved medications.

 

  • Performs and evaluates equipment quality control measurements. Demonstrates the ability to trouble shoot and notifies appropriate personnel to maintain equipment performance. Maintains a safe environment for patients, personnel, and visitors. Adheres to radiation safety policies.

 

  • Accountable for the ethical, legal, and professional responsibilities related to radiology practice. This includes maintaining confidentiality of all work information.

 

  • Assures the efficient operation of workflow of the department. Monitors and maintains an adequate inventory of supplies and material to ensure non-interruption of services.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

Certificate or diploma from an approved/accredited Radiologic Technology program.

Requires national certification American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and licensure by state regulatory agency if applicable. Advance certification by accrediting body in specialty required if applicable within 18 months of hire (and/or equivalent clinical experience for Cath Lab only). BLS certification.

This position requires clinical knowledge typically achieved with 2 years of experience. Must demonstrate effective communication skills, human relations skills, analyze data and solve problems.Banner Registry and Travel positions require a minimum of one year experience in an acute care hospital setting. Experience must include working in an acute care setting within the past 12 months in the area of specialty.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.