Northwell Health Angiographic Technician / Lenox Hill / Per Diem, Days in New York, New York

Req Number 0016LW

Job Category Radiologic

Job Description

Assists physicians to perform interventional cardiology and endovascular procedures.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assists physicians during interventional and select diagnostic procedures.

  • Records pertinent data on preliminary reports and keeps database accurate. Following the physician validation of the report, the data is placed in the patient’s medical record.

  • Under physician supervision, may administer local anesthesia and inserts arterial and venous sheaths using proper technique.

  • Participates in cardiology and endovascular research.

  • Evaluates new instruments, equipment, and other interventional specialty items and makes recommendations. Assists in the standardization of equipment in order to ensure cost effectiveness and positive patient outcomes.

  • Attends and assists various departmental conferences. Remains current on changes in interventional cardiology and endovascular procedures through literature reviews and conferences.

  • Performs arterial sheath removal. Recognizes situations requiring immediate assistance and provides emergency assistance, as needed.

  • Provides assessment, treatment, and patient care responsibilities with knowledge of patient growth and development, and are as appropriate to the ages of the patient served.

  • Participates in development of protocols and procedures for use in laboratories, as they relate to interventional procedures.

  • Monitors and assesses inventory of angioplasty supplies and equipment on a continual basis.

  • Performs related duties, as required.

*ADA Essential Functions

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Cardiovascular Technology required AND Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) through Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI), required.

  • ORGraduate of an accredited Radiologic Technology program, New York State Department of Health licensure as a Radiologic Technologist required AND American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Registered Technologist (R.T.), required.

  • Minimum of two (2) years of catheterization laboratory or operating room experience with experience in sterile techniques.

  • Knowledge of current pericutaneus transluminal coronary angioplasty practices, required.

  • BLS and ACLS Certification.

  • Ability to read and interprethemodynamic and electrocardiograms.

  • Ability to function efficiently during emergencies.

  • Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills.