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POST DATE 8/16/2016
END DATE 10/12/2016

West Virginia University Hospital Morgantown, WV

Company
West Virginia University Hospital
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
16-3863
AJE Ref #
575895024
Location
Morgantown, WV
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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POSITION DESCRIPTION



JOB TITLE &CODE:

Cardiovascular and Interventional Technologist (60378)

DEPARTMENT:

Heart and Vascular Institute

REPORTS TO:

Manager

FLSA STATUS:

Non-Exempt







POSITION SUMMARY:



Provides technical assistance in performing diagnostic and interventional procedures utilizing sterile and aseptic technique. Acquires all imaging and post processing. Provides emergency services on call.























MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND/OR LICENSURE:

1.

Certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT).

2.

Current West Virginia Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Technologist License.

3.

Obtain certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of hire.







PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND/OR LICENSURE:

1.

Obtain Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Certification (ACLS) within one year of hire.



CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The statements described here are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be constructed as an all-inclusive list of all responsibilities and duties. Other duties may be assigned.

1.

Observing sterile technique while assembling supplies necessary for physicians and other lab personnel involved to scrub and enter the lab without infraction 100% of the time.

2.

Maintains the confidentiality of the patient and unit information, without infraction, as monitored by supervision.

3.

Prepares entry site applicable to the procedure using sterile technique.

4.

Continuously monitors patient s ECG and blood pressure and documenting and advising the physician of any and all activity in an accurate and timely manner and providing documentation that will become part of the patient s permanent record.

5.

Participates in the on-call rotation of the laboratory and remaining available for emergent procedures 24 hours a day.

6.

Acts as the laboratory s code team by initiating resuscitative measures and cardiac defibrillators under the direct supervision of the physician in charge.

7.

Correctly documents all procedures performed and utilizes the inventory control system that is established. Correctly bills for all procedures.

8.

Participates in educational and in-service opportunities

9.

Instructs radiography students in the clinical setting with regard to patient positioning, technique selection, manipulation of equipment and the use of accessory devices to obtain Radiographic images.





PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1.

Ability to stand for long periods of time while wearing lead aprons.

2.

Ability to lift, push, or pull a minimum of 40 pounds

3.

Ability to sit for extended periods of time.

4.

Ability to differentiate various shades of gray as depicted on a black and white television monitor or photograph.





WORKING ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to: moving mechanical parts; airborne particles, body fluids, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The work environment is clinical by nature.





SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

1.

Ability to communicate with physicians and peers on a professional level

2.

Knowledgeable in Sterile Technique.

3.

Knowledgeable in acquiring, archiving and transmitting images to PACS.

4.

Ability to read, analyze and interpret professional journals, operating manuals, product information or regulations.

5.

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form

6.

Ability to solve practical problems with limited standardization of variables.









Date Reviewed/Revised: July 2016