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Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist - Egleston

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Egleston 
Requisition #:  50360

 

JOB SUMMARY

Performs diagnostic quality imaging procedures and participates as a member of the multidisciplinary team in the catheterization laboratory. Provides scrub assistance to physician during catheterization procedures. Works effectively with others to meet physical and emotional patient needs. Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

EDUCATION
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
CERTIFICATION SUMMARY
  • Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within 1 year of employment
EXPERIENCE*
  • Current experience in a cardiac catheterization lab
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*
  • Experience in pediatrics
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*
  • No minimally required knowledge, skills, or abilities
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*
  1. Operates imaging equipment related to image processing, image transmission, archiving, and computerized information system and assists in imaging procedures.
    • Assists physician with imaging procedures performed in catheterization lab to produce the highest quality diagnostic scans for interpretation by cardiologists and administration of contrast media.
    • Maintains advanced knowledge of all x-ray equipment.
    • Educates staff on proper use of x-ray equipment and serves as a resource for staff, physicians, and fellows.
  2. Ensures radiation safety.
    • Participates actively in lab to decrease radiation exposure to patients and staff through enforcement of proper technique.
    • Ensures integrity of all lead aprons is maintained by performing routine assessment of lead.
  3. Operates and maintains skilled, working knowledge of all equipment with emphasis on physiologic monitoring for diagnostic, interventional, and electrophysiology procedure.
  4. Assists Registered Nurses with patient care, setup, positioning of patient, patient transport, and room turnaround.
  5. Maintains ongoing quality assurance and daily maintenance in catheterization lab area.  
  6. Attends all required system and departmental education opportunities and participates in achievement of organizational and departmental goals.
SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*
Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Standing - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
WORKING CONDITIONS*
Definite potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1405 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30322
Function:  Allied Health - Radiology