###Special Procedures Rad Tech/Per Diem
About this opportunity:
Performs quality patient care in collaboration with the Physician and Registered Nurse during all cardiac and peripheral diagnostic and interventional procedures and electrophysiology studies. Under the general direction of the invasive cardiologist, assists in all duties related to catheterization lab procedures. Primarily responsible for radiographic equipment, radiographs, and related imaging and archiving. Participates as a surgical scrub tech as necessary. Monitors and processes hemodynamic data. Assists with the maintenance of equipment and inventory. Assesses procedure room for equipment functioning and readiness. Obtains supplies for individual cases. Performs duties in alignment with the mission and policies of the organization. Utilizes professional and hospital standards of care and standards of practice to guide care delivered to the patient. Maintains patient safety and confidentiality during the hospital stay. Performs duties in support of and in compliance with the PI plan, TJC, and other regulatory agencies. Provides professional patient care in accordance with the appropriate scope of practice. Embraces diversity.
Three years experience in a Catheterization Laboratory to include radiation safety, proper imaging technique for coronary procedures,aseptic technique, scrub position. Experience with hemodynamic monitoring, peripheral vascular and electrophysiology studies highly desirable. ACLS certification within 6 months of employment. Courses in Hemodymanic monitoring, Arrhythmia interpretation, and cardiac specific classes within 1 year of employment. CRT, ARRT, fluoroscopy permit and BLS required. This position is represented by SEIU.
We're California Hospital Medical Center (CHMC), a not-for-profit, 319-bed acute and ambulatory care hospital that provides services to the dynamic community of downtown Los Angeles and its surrounding neighborhoods. With a 120-year history of healing, our vision is a growing and diversified health care ministry distinguished by excellent quality and committed to expanding access to those in need.
The hospital is part of Dignity Health,one of the largest healthcare systems in the West with 40+ hospitals in Arizona, California and Nevada. Our mission, vision and values were all formed out of the recognition of the inherent dignity of each person. It also represents our commitment to delivering excellent medical care to all, to advocating on behalf of the poor, and to partnering with others to improve the quality of life.
Our outstanding benefits package includes 100% employer paid Medical Benefits for you and your family, including domestic partners. Also included are a 403 (b) plan with company match, tuition reimbursement and comprehensive dental and vision plans. .
Located blocks from Staples Center and LA Live, California Hospital is walking distance from the Metro Blue Line and employee parking is complimentary. The hospital also sponsors shuttle service to and from Union Station. To find out more, go to http://www.chmcla.com. EOE.
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