UnityPoint Health

Radiology Technologist-Cardiac Cath Lab

Requisition ID
2022-112102
Category
Medical Imaging and Radiology - Non-Nursing
Location
US-IA-Dubuque
Address
350 N Grandview Ave
Affiliate
2020 UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital
City
Dubuque
Department
Cardiac Cath Lab
State
IA
FTE
.90
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Days, 6:45 am - 4:15 pm, for 72 hours per pay period. This position does take call on nights and weekends.
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits

Overview

Sign-On Bonus: $5,000 for qualifying applicants!

 

Work hours will be days. 6:45 am - 4:15 pm, for 72 hours per pay period, and as needed. You will be required to flex to other departments as needed. This position does take call on nights and weekends. 

 

Promotes and restores patients’ cardiovascular health by collaborating with physicians and the multidisciplinary team while providing physical and psychological support in a holistic manner to patients and their families. Performs various roles in the Cath Lab setting safely and sufficiently including but not limited to: primary assistant to the Cardiologist at the sterile table, and secondary circulating and monitoring.

 

Why UnityPoint Health?  

  • Commitment to our Team – We’ve been named a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 by Becker’s Healthcare for our commitment to our team members. 
  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve. 
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in. 
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation. 
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience. 
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve. 

  

Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org/  

  

 

Responsibilities

Patient Education and Support

  • Provides pre-, intra- and/or post-procedure education for diagnostic and interventional procedures.
  • Instructs patients and/or families regarding examination, procedure, treatment, discharge and outcomes and allows time for questions.
  • Utilizes visual/teaching aids as needed.
  • Provides teach-back/return demonstrations when appropriate.
  • Encourages family participation.
  • Verbalizes where to find interpreter services.

Safety and Equipment Knowledge

  • Understands and adheres to all safety practices (ALARA) while performing duties to minimize any risk of injury and/or exposure to unnecessary ionizing radiation.
  • Maintains knowledge of patient equipment and therapeutic modalities utilized in the Catheterization Lab.
  • Conducts and participates in procedural Time Outs and proper patient identification.
  • Assesses the need for additional safety measures.

Departmental Support

  • Performs and provides nursing support in various roles within the Cath Lab and Radiology Departments.
  • Makes independent decisions based on the knowledge of departmental functions, policies and procedures.
  • Promotes the development, preparation, implementation and attainment of departmental goals, policies and projects.
  • Communicates with the department supervisors as necessary when problems or unusual circumstances arise and documents as necessary.
  • Provides on-call emergency coverage (as defined by departmental policy) for Cardiovascular Procedures.

Direct Patient Care

  • Possesses/exhibits strong EKG rhythm interpretation skills.
  • Provides leadership in emergent situations.
  • Establishes a climate of mutual respect and trust.
  • Maintains ability to perform in an assertive yet supportive manner when functioning with physicians in the procedural setting.
  • Follows departmental and hospital infection control policies.
  • Purposefully conducts all aspects of the job in an ethical manner.

Qualifications

 

 

Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.

Education:

 

 

 

Graduate of accredited radiologic technology program

Bachelor’s Degree in Radiologic Technology

Experience:

 

 

 

 

 

·        Previous Cath Lab experience

·        EPIC EMR system experience

·        Apollo Documentation knowledge

License(s)/Certification(s):

 

 

 

 

·        Permit to Practice from the Iowa Dept. of Public Health, Bureau of Radiological Health

·        Current Radiologic Technologist certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)

·        Must possess and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or within three (3) months from date of hire.

·        ACLS certified within 1 year

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

 

 

 

 

·        Organizational

·        Verbal

·        Interpersonal/Communication Skills

·        Customer Relations

·        Mathematical

·        Grammar/Spelling

·        Comprehend written instruction

·        Follow verbal instruction

·        Basic computer skills

·        Analytical

·        Clerical

Other:

 

 

 

Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

 

 

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