Adventist Health and Rideout has served the Yuba-Sutter region with exceptional healthcare since 1907. Since joining Adventist Health in 2018, the nonprofit hospital has continued to grow its services and improve quality and patient experience, all part of our vision of transforming the health of our community. The award-winning hospital is a 221-bed acute care facility that includes an expanded Level III emergency department, a Level III trauma center and STEMI-receiving center and provides the following care services: cancer care, heart and vascular, stroke, inpatient and outpatient surgery, orthopedics and labor and delivery, including a NICU unit. Outpatient services include over a dozen specialties and we offer senior living services. Adventist Health and Rideout serves the community with 365 physicians, 2,745 associates and contractors, including 849 nurses.
Performs, assists, and completes Cardiac and Vascular Radiographic examinations. Performs active radiographic interventional procedures in the cardiovascular lab using a variety of complicated and sophisticated equipment. Operates equipment to produce digital images of designated body portions, as ordered by physicians. Positions and instructs patients for examinations and performs specialized studies.
Education and Work Experience:
Associate's Degree or equivalent combination of education/related experience: Preferred
Bachelor's Degree in radiological technology or equivalent (some certifications will require Bachelor's): Preferred
Experience in Cath Lab or Special Procedures: Preferred
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification: Preferred
Certification of Radiologic Technologists (CRT) in state of practice: Required
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Life Support (BLS OR HS-BLS OR RQIBLS) certification: Required
State Radiologic Tech (RT): Required
Operates diagnostic imaging equipment to produce contrast enhanced radiographs of heart and cardiovascular system (Angio cardiograms), during cardiac catheterization, to aid physician in diagnostic evaluation and treatment: positions and immobilizes patient on examining table, using head and shoulder braces and following specified protocols.
Assists physicians with specialized procedures, including special exams. Enters technical factors determined by protocol such as amount and quality of radiation beam, and specified filming sequence, into computer. Raises and lowers examining table and manipulates and positions x-ray tube in response to instructions from physician. Starts automatic injection of contrast medium into blood vessels of patient. Activates fluoroscope and motion picture camera (cinefluorography) to produce images that assist physician in guiding catheter through cardiovascular system of patient.
Provides patients with procedure explanations in preparation for exams and provides clear discharge instructions. Observes gauges, recorder, and video screens of multichannel data analysis system that indicates blood pressure, cardiac output, and respiration, during imaging of cardiovascular system. Alerts physician to changes in patient responses.
Monitors and controls environmental factors, like temperature, humidity and electrical safety. Assists physician in interventional procedures, such as instilling enzymes or inserting balloon in blood vessels to remove plaque or other blockage.
Maintains accurate and updated documentation, adhering with program standards.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to, measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu vaccine typically during October-March each year), COVID-19 vaccine (required in CA, HI and OR) etc., as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may apply.