Cardiac Cath and Electrophysiology Lab Tech

Posted Date 1 day ago(5/25/2022 9:29 AM)
Requisition ID
2021-76122
Category
Technical
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
ICE CVSL Cardiac Cath Lab IP C
Post End Date
6/16/2022

Overview

Sourcing for mulitple positions

 

The Cardiovascular Cath Lab and Electrophysiology Lab Technologist works under supervision and reads/interprets health record documentation to identify all diagnoses and procedures that affect the outpatient encounter visit. This position will also be responsible for producing Cath Lab images for medical interpretation, but will not supervise other Cath Lab technologists                                          

 

All UAMS employees will treat others with Dignity and Respect.  We communicate and share complete and unbiased information, assuring our colleagues receive timely, complete, and accurate information in order make informed decisions.  We participate in institutional initiatives and encourage the participation of others.  We collaborate in policy and program development, implementation, and evaluation using best practices in delivering quality service. All duties will be performed in accordance with the UAMS Core Concepts of Patient and Family Centered Care set forth by UAMS.  These core concepts allow for an approach to health care that shapes policies, programs, facility design and staff day-to-day interactions. It leads to better health outcomes and wiser allocation of resources, and greater patient and family satisfaction.  The core concepts of patient and family centered care consist of Dignity & Respect, Information Sharing, Participation, and Collaboration.  This position  produces Cath Lab images for medical interpretation but will not supervise other Cath Lab technologists

 

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.  

 

The safety of our team members at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is our top priority.  For this reason, successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or have filed a request for medical or religious exemption by March 15, 2022 as a condition of employment.  UAMS will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.

 

UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
  • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts
  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

Salary offered commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities

  • Prepares patients for procedures by reviewing medical history, draping and positioning the patient, preparing procedural/testing sites and administering contrast media and/or medications within scope of practice.
  • Assists physician with performing diagnostic and therapeutic vascular interventional procedures
  • Performs related imaging procedures.
  • Analyzes results and takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues.
  • Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment, and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation.
  • Assists with monitoring patient condition continually and reports/responds to changes in status as appropriate.
  • Prepares equipment and supplies.
  • Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment.
  • Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma/GED 
  • Graduate of a Radiological Technology program
  • Registry eligible or Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
  • An Arkansas Radiologic Technologist License must be obtained prior to start date
  • Cath Lab Advanced Certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist must be obtained within 12 months of hire.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity.  The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. 

 

UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Physical Requirements

Stand: Frequently
Sit: Occasionally
Walk: Frequently
Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 11 - 25 lbs
Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Frequently
Talk: Frequently
Hear: Continuously
Taste or smell: Occasionally
Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
Physical Environment: Inside Laboratory Environment, Inside Medical Facility Environment
Noise Level: Moderate
Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
Hazards: Biological, Chemical, Electrical, Fumes/Gases/Odors, Radiation, Sharp objects/tools

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