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UCSF
San Francisco, California, United States (on-site)
12 days ago
UCSF
San Francisco, California, United States
(on-site)
12 days ago
Job Function
Radiography

Description

Job Summary

This position works under the direction of the Adult Cardiac Catheterization & Electrophysiology Unit Director to function as a member of the procedural team by assisting in the pre-, intra-, and post-procedural care of patients undergoing Electrophysiology/Cardiac Catheterization, structural heart, and/or Vascular procedures.

Independently performs radiological duties during these procedures and troubleshoots as required. Works closely with the UCSF Radiation Safety Officer to monitor and maintain radiation protocols. Responsible for radiation safety in the department, to include radiation safety training of current staff and fellows. Assists Cardiovascular Technologist IV with maintenance of equipment in collaboration with the Biomedical Engineer. Also assists CVT IV with ensuring the adequate supply of stock in collaboration with Materials Management team members.

Responsibilities may include scrubbing-in for the surgical portion of the procedure, circulating within the procedure room to organize and perform the non-sterile portions of the procedure, documenting on the GE Mac/Cardio lab systems, and operating the radiographic and fluoroscopic equipment to produce the images of the procedure. The Cath/EP Technologist must be able to work safely in an acute care setting and be able to interact accordingly with anesthesia and other patient care departments who perform duties within the Cardiac Cath & EP environment. Additionally, the Cath/EP Technologist must be willing to train and interact with students and new hires when necessary. This position also requires participation in the call rotation, and willingness to orient and train to all areas of the department as needed.

  • 5% - Completes and maintains records, logs, and reports of work performed.
  • 5% - Practices radiation protection techniques to minimize radiation to patients and staff.
  • 5% - Assists with orientation of new hires and students as needed.
  • 5% - Educates staff, fellows, and physicians regarding radiation safety, ALARA, and updates to include safety instruction quarterly at staff meetings and poster boards.
  • 5% - Adheres to policies and procedures for the technical and clinical operation of the department. Observes radiation safety regulations. Manages the Quality Indicators for Radiation Safety badges.
  • 5% - Performs EKG tests according to department policy and procedure. Prepares patients for procedures by performing shave/prep specific for procedures in EP/Cath/Vascular procedures.
  • 5% - Correctly places electrodes, mapping patches, and patient monitoring equipment on patient for monitoring during EP/Cath/Vascular procedures. Correctly pads and positions patient.
  • 5% - Maintains current knowledge of Medical Center Code Blue procedures.
  • 5% - Demonstrates professionalism and the ability to interact appropriately with patients and staff.
  • 5% - Correctly turns on and shuts down all equipment in rooms.
  • 5% - Appropriately cares for patients undergoing interventional cardiology procedures. Appropriately prepares patients for transport to PACU following policy and procedure for patients undergoing cardiac procedures.
  • 5% - Maintains knowledge of and adheres to all applicable Medical Center and unit specific infection control policies.
  • 5% - Participates in the collection and reporting of Quality Improvement data. Assist in research projects as appropriate.
  • 5% - Takes call in accordance with current departmental policy once completing probationary period
  • 5% - Consults with the departmental staff to ensure patient care issues and procedural requirements are met on a daily basis.
    • Collaborates with Central Sterile Processing, Material Services, Imaging, Adult Echo Lab, Anesthesia Services, and other ancillary departments in daily outpatient/inpatient procedural care issues
    • Collaborates with the Clinical Engineering staff on clinical information system maintenance and service, cabling and connectivity issues.
    • Collaborates with Hospital IT Department or Department Programmer Analyst regarding Lab IT issues.
    • Collaborates with the Health System Radiation Safety resources to ensure a safe environment.
  • 5% - Takes call in accordance with current departmental policy once completing probationary period.

The final salary and offer components are subject to additional approvals based on UC policy.

To see the salary range for this position (we recommend that you make a note of the job code and use that to look up): TCS Non-Academic Titles Search (https://tcs.ucop.edu/non-academic-titles)

Please note: An offer will take into consideration the experience of the final candidate AND the current salary level of individuals working at UCSF in a similar role.

For roles covered by a bargaining unit agreement, there will be specific rules about where a new hire would be placed on the range.

To learn more about the benefits of working at UCSF, including total compensation, please visit: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html

Required Qualifications
  • California Certified Radiologic Technologist License (CRT)
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT)
  • California State Fluoroscopy Permit
  • American Heart Association BLS and American Heart Association ACLS
  • Minimum two (2) years’ Radiologic Technician experience in Cardiac Cath/EP labs or OR/Hybrid OR Interventional Radiology lab
  • This position requires flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations.
  • Flexibility in scheduling with ability to rotate shifts and coverage for weekends and holiday
  • Willingness to participate in the call rotation as dictated by departmental needs
Preferred Qualifications
  • Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS)
  • ARRT Vascular Interventional or ARRT Cardiac Interventional
  • Experience with GE Maclab/Cardiolab
License/Certification
  • California Certified Radiologic Technologist License (CRT)
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT)
  • California State Fluoroscopy Permit
  • American Heart Association BLS and American Heart Association ACLS
About UCSF
At UCSF Health, our mission of innovative patient care, advanced technology and pioneering research is redefining what’s possible for the patients we serve – a promise we share with the professionals who make up our team.

Consistently ranked among the top 10 hospitals nationwide by U.S. News & World Report – UCSF Health is committed to providing the most rewarding work experience while delivering the best care available anywhere. In an environment that allows for continuous learning and opportunities for professional growth, UCSF Health offers the ideal atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents.
Pride Values
UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence – also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity – both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at diversity.ucsf.edu

Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.


Job ID: 73802158
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