Catholic Health Initiatives INVASIVE TECHNOLOGIST - Good Samaritan - FT 1.0 days in KEARNEY, Nebraska

INVASIVE TECHNOLOGIST - Good Samaritan - FT 1.0 days

Description

CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 15 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities and more than 150 employed physician practice locations in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa. More than 12,000 employees comprise the workforce of this network that includes 2,820 licensed beds and serves as the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools. In fiscal year 2014, the organization provided a combined $149.3 million in quantified community benefit including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. With locations stretching from Kearney, Neb. to Missouri Valley, Iowa, the health network is the largest in Nebraska and serves residents of Nebraska and southwest Iowa. For more information, visit online at CHIhealth.com.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Performs and assures the delivery of age-specific patient care to patients undergoing diagnostic catheterization or non-invasive procedures. Provides assistance to the nursing function of care delivery.

  2. Responsible for assuring safety from a mechanical, technical and clinical standpoint.

  3. Initiates and reinforces patient and family teaching. Documents clinical assessments, provides follow-up to ancillary services, physicians, patients and various patient support systems.

  4. Participates as requested and necessary in day to day supply procurement, budgeting, policy and procedure development and overall lends to the operative and clinical management of the catheterization lab.

  5. Performs value-added activities that result in positive customer satisfaction and/or financial performance.

Lead Tech Accountabilities (Secondary Role):

  • Perform all primary accountabilities.

  • Collaborates, as appropriate with physicians and other appropriate disciplines in communicating diagnostic technical findings.

  • In collaboration with Physicians and RN’s has the ability to triage the daily schedule.

  • Has responsibility for the scheduling of techs in the cath lab and collaborating with the RN’s to assist in assigning nursing personnel to appropriate procedures.

Qualifications

Position Qualifications

Education and Experience:

Requirements may be satisfied in one of four ways:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Cardiovascular Technology. No experience required.

  • Bachelors Degree in health, science, natural science, nursing, engineering or any primary science plus 6 months (full-time or full-time equivalent) work experience in the field of Invasive Cardiovascular Technology or related field.

  • Associate Degree or equivalent college hours (62 semester hours) in health, science, natural science, nursing, engineering or any primary science plus one year (full- time or full-time equivalent) work experience in the field of Invasive Cardiovascular Technology or related field.

  • On-the-job training plus two years (full-time or full-time equivalent) work experience in the field of Invasive Technology in lieu of graduation from a formal course of study.

  • Prefer graduate of an accredited school of Cardiovascular Technology.

Licensure:

PREFERRED :

  • Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) through Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI)

REQUIRED :

  • BLS certification within 3 months of employment through American Heart Association (AHA).

  • ACLS certification required within 6 months of hire through AHA.

Job Cardiology (Non-Nursing)

Primary Location NEBRASKA-KEARNEY-GOOD SAMARITAN

Daily Schedule 7a-530p

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Every Other

Req ID: 2017-R0126656