Company: Providence Health & Services
Posted on: May 2, 2021
Providence is calling an Angiography Technologist (Full-Time/Day
Shift) to Providence Little Company Of Mary Torrance Hospital in
Torrance, CA.Please upload current resumeWe are seeking an
Angiography Technologist who will provide health care services
using medical imaging techniques to assist in diagnosis or
treatment of patients. Perform radiographic and related procedures
to demonstrate vascular structures for interpretation and / or
therapeutic intervention by, or at the request of a licensed
practitioner. Exercises professional judgment in performance of
services and maintains a demeanor complementary to medical ethics.
Provides appropriate patient care and recognizes patient conditions
essential for successful completion of the procedure. The Angio
Tech responds to patients and families with knowledge of
age-specific needs based on all age groups. In this position you
will: Demonstrate ability to assist physician scrubbing all case
types. Demonstrate ability to perform Hemodynamic and cardiac
monitoring on all patients. Demonstrate ability to perform
emergency care under BCLS and activate the code blue process.
Complete all documents involved in patient care legibly and in a
timely manner. Demonstrate the ability to set up and maintain a
sterile field. Use good body mechanics when transporting, sheath
removal, anatomical positioning of patients or with moving
patients. Demonstrate ability to safely and competently perform
therapeutic/diagnostic interventions under the direction of a
physician according to hospital policy and procedure. To include
but not limited to: Routine pre and post cardiovascular teaching.
Sterile technique with set-up for all procedures. Scrub duties.
Monitoring duties. Radiology duties IABP set up. Hemodynamic
monitoring 12 lead EKG. Preparing cardiovascular reports. Doppler
indexes. Ability to Pan, Fluoro, and Cines cases. Ability to
produce hard copies cine / video / digital imaging and films.
Demonstrate the ability to safely and competently use equipment
directly involved in patient care. Obtain -necessary in-service
prior to equipment used. Assure that equipment is operating prior
to use. Use all equipment according to hospital policy and
procedure. Demonstrate the ability to perform vascular/cardiac
imaging procedures. Selects and operates imaging equipment,
injectors, Vanguards, processors and other equipment involved in
the imaging process. Function to position patient to best
demonstrate the area of interest, respecting patient's ability and
comfort. Immobilizes patient as required for appropriate exam.
Perform evaluation for imaging technical quality, assuring proper
identification is recorded. Maintain appropriate knowledge to
recognize anatomical structures. Selects proper technical factors
and techniques. Responsible for maintaining stock rooms, cleaning
rooms and instruments between cases. Ability to participate in
standby call schedule for emergency coverage after hours and on
weekends after a reasonable training period, not to exceed six
months. Delegate duties and tasks to others after assessment of
capability, determination of scope of practice, responsibilities
and awareness of staff members' performance standards. Demonstrate
priority setting ability and organizational skills. Accept
assignments willingly or discusses concerns appropriately, keeping
continuity of care uppermost in mind. Documentation/Information
Management: Ensure clinical data is correct and appropriate for
specific procedures being requested. Ability to demonstrate correct
spelling of patient name, physician name and use of mnemonics.
Demonstrate working knowledge of the hospital information system
and other computer based communication and data base systems.
Perform documentation that is timely, accurate and concise per
department and hospital policies and procedures. Demonstrate
confidentiality in using own password and all patient care modules.
Respect patient and family rights/privacy ensuring confidentiality
at all times. Proficient in the use of copier, fax machine,
Meditech and department computer systems. Demonstrate appropriate
telephone etiquette stating name, department and a greeting.
Answers telephone in three rings. Leadership/Supervision:
Consistently plan work duties and assignments to achieve maximum
efficiency. Coordinate breaks with other members of the team to
maintain adequate coverage at all times. Ensure completion of all
procedures and assignments during assigned shift and appropriately
and adjusts schedule to meet demands of the workload. Demonstrate
the ability to prioritize work load and uses slow periods
productively and to enhance job knowledge. Assist with
orientation/training of employees new to the department. Work with
minimal supervision for the successful completion of job duties.
Demonstrate awareness of, and compliance to legal issues in respect
to patient care. Maintains complete confidentiality of all patient
and hospital related information. Development: Assume
responsibility and accountability for own professional growth and
practice. This includes maintaining current licensure and as
appropriate and completing all required in-service education.
Attend all assigned staff development activities for department
including minimum attendance at all scheduled staff/hospital
meetings. Participate in cross training activities when necessary.
Recognize and perform duties which need to be performed although
not directly assigned. Competency Charting/Performance Improvement:
Actively participate in the hospital's continuous quality
improvement programs. Maintain awareness/involvement in
departmental/hospital performance improvement and quality control
activities. Participate and understand performance improvement
principles in job performance. Meet department/hospital customer
service standards in the performance of duties. Budget
Responsibilities: Responsible for knowledge of and compliance with
the budget and staffing standards. Identify opportunities for cost
containment. Use and maintain inventory of office and medical
supplies efficiently and reorders through appropriate personnel
when necessary. Report to supervisor any suggestions to increase
productivity or quality or work. Required qualifications for this
position include: Graduate of an accredited radiography program.
Certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
(ARRT). State of California Certification (CRT). State of
California Fluoroscopy licensure. Documentation of CEU's in
radiography or related areas. Satisfactory completion of BCLS
course. 1 year Diagnostic radiology experience. Computer entry and
word processing. Requires ability to develop and organize filing
systems. Must be able to accurately alphabetize and numerically
file. Requires ability to perform basic arithmetic computations.
Ability to accurately complete assigned tasks, must be detail
oriented, and able to organize work and prioritize assignments.
Requires the ability to establish and maintain a courteous and
cooperative (service-oriented) working relationship with patients,
families and co-workers. Requires basic medical terminology and
abbreviations. Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Satisfactory completion of ACLS course. 6 months health care
setting including, but not limited to, department secretary,
admitting, billing or a medical records clerical position. About
the hospital you will serve.Providence Little Company of Mary
Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital that has
served the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960.
We have a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated
technology while providing care with a personal, healing touch. In
addition to the finest general medical, surgical and critical care
services, we offer a number of specialty programs including
Cardiovascular Services, Women's and Children's Health, Oncology,
and Emergency Care. We are proud to be named one of the Top 50 U.S.
Hospitals for Heart Care by Thomson Reuters, the only community
hospital in California to receive this honor. We were one of five
hospitals in the United States recognized by American Hospital
Association-McKesson for leadership and innovation in quality
improvement. We received The Choice Award by AAHCP for Outstanding
Customer Service Delivery, and were one of 24 hospitals and health
systems in the nation to receive the Premier Award for Quality by
the Premier healthcare alliance. As a member of Providence Health &
Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe
strongly in respecting the dignity of each person, and give special
concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.As
expressions of God's healing love, witnessed through the ministry
of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are
poor and vulnerable.Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit
network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians,
clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than
100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.Providence is
proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability,
veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin,
sexual identity or expression,sexual orientation, marital status,
genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state,
or federal law.
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