Adventist Health

Lodi, CA 95240
Posted at 02 Dec, 2023


Adventist Health Lodi Memorial, one of the region’s premier nonprofit healthcare providers, comprises a 190-bed hospital, 17 medical practice locations and wellness programs. Since we opened our doors in 1952, we have been committed to those who seek our care. Through the decades, Lodi Memorial became not just a hospital, but a pillar for the surrounding community and the people whose pasts and families are intertwined with the organization. In the decades since we opened, our healthcare organization has expanded remarkably. What was known as Lodi Memorial Hospital for four decades is now Adventist Health Lodi Memorial, a system that encompasses not just a full-functioning hospital, but the vast scope of services available throughout Lodi and surrounding communities. Job Summary: Leads cardiovascular technician team and helps physicians with the diagnoses and treatment of heart, lung and blood vessel disorders by conducting non-invasive diagnostic cardiovascular and pulmonary system tests. Maintains equipment and records test results. Supports staff by maintaining schedules and providing trainings. Job Requirements: 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 Five years' technical experience: Preferred Two years' leadership experience: Preferred Three years' catheterization experience: Required Licenses/Certifications: American Registry of Radiologic Technologists – Radiography (ARRT-R): Required Radiologic Tech (RT) in the state of practice: Required in CA and HI Current Fluoroscopy license: Required in CA and HI Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Life Support (BLS OR HS-BLS OR RQIBLS) certification: Required Essential Functions: Assists physicians with procedures. Operates all special procedure equipment and can select and modify technical factors as needed. Acts as a resource for specialized or complicated procedures; consistently applies knowledge from complex situations to improve practice, and shares improvements with team members. Monitors, records and evaluates patient vital signs throughout procedures. Provides protection to patients in accordance with prescribed radiation safety standards; uses collimation, patient radiation protection, and immobilization. Maintains proper sterile techniques for procedures; regularly practices aseptic techniques; strictly obeys isolation and infection control procedures. Operates, records and maintains physiologic equipment, in accordance with established clinical cardiovascular procedures. Responsible for all cardiac Cath equipment, such as C-Arm, angiographic injectors, and associated patient monitoring equipment; reports any malfunctions and regularly practices preventive maintenance procedures; demonstrates the ability to perform simple troubleshooting and repair. Assists the Cardiologist and/or Radiologist or physician during special procedures and in the administration of opaque media via catheter or direct injection; assists during examination relative to the catheterization, filming, and monitoring of the patient. Maintains responsibility for orientating, training and mentoring new employees in all aspects of the equipment for Cardiac Cath, EP and Radiology and the hospital with focus on safety and efficiency. Leads cardiovascular technician team members by maintaining staff schedules and serving as a technical resource. Performs other job-related duties as assigned. Organizational Requirements: 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.