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Cardiovascular Rad Tech - CV Lab

Requisition #

59062BR

Physical Location

Coon Rapids, Minnesota

Posted Date

15-Oct-2019

Schedule Type

Part-Time

Dept. Name

MRC CV Lab

Hours Per Week

32

Contract

Noncontract

Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Mercy Hospital is the premier hospital in the northern metropolitan communities of the Twin Cities. It is located on two campuses: one in Coon Rapids, and one in Fridley. Together, these facilities offer nationally recognized clinical excellence and compassionate health care services, including cancer care, heart and vascular services, emergency and trauma care, surgical services and da Vinci® System, The Mother Baby Center at Mercy with Children’s Minnesota, Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, the Joint Replacement Center and women’s and children’s services. In 2016, Mercy Hospital was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals and 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in the U.S. by Truven Health Analytics. With 3,500+ employees, 830+ affiliated physicians and 420 staffed beds, Mercy Hospital provides inpatient and outpatient services to more than 270,000 patients each year.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 59062
  • Performs imaging duties associated with the cardiac cath lab department. Includes coronary and Peripheral angiograms with intervention
  • Quality standards as they relate to the care provided to all age groups of patients ranging from newborn to elderly
  • Maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in hospital wide performance improvement activities
  • Verify correct patient and exam to be performed
  • Accomplish safe and appropriate delivery of care
  • Assure patient attire is appropriate for exam/maintain patient dignity
  • Explains exams to patient, answers all questions and responds to educational needs
  • Obtain and document appropriate information and consent forms
  • Prepare room with necessary equipment and supplies to perform procedure, such as linen, contrast, barium, order copies
  • Perform procedure using specific imaging protocol
  • Demonstrate knowledge and ability to modify/adjust procedure as necessary
  • Ensure patients physical and psychological needs are met, including age specific needs, cultural diversity, and lifestyle preferences
  • Uphold patients right to privacy and confidentiality
  • Communicate effectively and professionally
  • Provide education and/or materials to patient as appropriate
  • Utilize appropriate techniques and patient positioning with a resultant retake percentage of less than 6%

Education

  • Graduate of an accredited Radiologic Technology school
  • Must be registered through the American Registry of Radiologic Technology and maintain 24 CEUs every 2 years

Qualification/Skills

Experience

  • Experience with other imaging modalities preferred
  • Experience in basic radiographic and fluoroscopic procedures preferred

Skills

  • Good communication and customer service skills
  • Using knowledge and skill to maintain precision and appropriate care for patients of varying abilities
  • Ability to work, rotating call including holidays; sometimes up all night and then required to work a regular shift

Licensure/Certification

  • Current ARRT License
  • Current BLS Certification

Work Schedule

0730 and 0830 start times

Location/Community Information

The city of Coon Rapids is a fast growing community on the Mississippi River just 20 minutes north of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and the metropolitan area gateway to the northern part of the state. Coon Rapids offers excellent access to highways, dynamic community shopping centers with major retail anchors, and a wide variety of recreational activities including neighborhood and regional parks, a municipal golf course, indoor ice arenas, hiking and biking trails and swimming pools.

Coon Rapids:

  • Located 14 miles North of Minneapolis and 20 miles Northwest of St. Paul
  • Population = 63,000
  • Service area = 413,500

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore MinnesotaMN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Requisition #

59062BR
Radiology