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J190198

Cardiac Cath Technologist Lead

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Pittsburgh, PA - West Penn Hospital
  • Tech
  • Full time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Provides supervision of staff and area functions; serves as a physician liaison; and performs prescribed imaging and patient care services as per protocol, supervises equipment maintenance, and supply chain. Performs other duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Positions patients and selects anatomic and technical parameters accurately to independently perform angiography per established protocols. Prepares for and assists the physician while performing procedures. Prepares contrast media and/or medication within accepted scope of practice. (30%)
  • Implements radiation and patient safety standards and provides technical expertise for development of protocols. (10%)
  • Completes all required documentation for procedures such as procedure log, regulatory, charge capture/posting, and image archival. Maintains needed inventory for procedures. (20%)
  • Assists in the management of human resources and non-labor expenses and activities for the department; maintains a quality assurance program according to regulations established by regulatory bodies. (35%)
  • Assists with tech scheduling, orientation, and hiring of tech staff. (5%)
  • Performs all other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Registered Technologist, Registered Technologist (Radiology) (RT(R)), and/or ARRT Certification in Interventional Radiology Imaging
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • 5 – 7 years’ experience in invasive cardiology department as technologist

Preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.


As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

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