Cardiovascular Technologist (Pool) - Glenwood Surgical Center
Location: Riverside, CA, USA
Type: Part Time
Internal Number: 190742827
Category: Per Diem
Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA) is transforming specialty care in our communities. We relentlessly create value by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering exceptional care and healing to our patients and communities we serve. We are driven to achieve the quadruple aim in health care: high quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care. As a national leader in surgical care, SCAâ™s 10,000 teammates operate more than 250 surgical facilities that serve nearly 1 million patients per year. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com.
Why join SCA? Consider the following fantastic benefitsâ¦
Positive work culture
Career growth opportunities
Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance â“ eligible on Day 1 of employment
Paid time off plus 8 paid holidays
Employer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insurance
Excellent 401(k) Plan
Under general supervision, the Cardiovascular Invasive Technologist is responsible for ensuring safe procedures are carried out in the delivery of cardiac services to patients. Analyzes, uses and cares for all technical equipment and supplies and produces and maintains accurate records and reports as necessary. The Cardiovascular Invasive Technologist will scrub and assist the physician with cardiac, vascular and IR procedures. The Cardiovascular Invasive Technologist will be competent in hemodynamic monitoring, arrhythmia recognition, aseptic technique, and CVL scrub procedures and sterile equipment usage.
Ensure patient needs are met in accordance with instructions of physician and facilityâ™s policies & procedures.
Demonstrates respect for co-workers & develops positive working relationships with other departments.
Communicates with courtesy when interacting with patients, physicians, facility staff, vendors and the public â“ in person, on the telephone, or by email.
Preforms the role of CVL scrub by anticipating the needs of the physician and keeping the circulating nurse informed of any needs throughout a procedure.
Ensures all supplies, equipment and medications are assembled prior to the start of the procedure.
Combines the knowledge of human anatomy, cardiovascular procedures, and implementation of tools and technologies to facilitate the physicianâ™s performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.
Responsible for ensuring all new equipment requests are appropriately analyzed based on utilization and data from the provider.
Maintain radiation safety at all ties in accordance with radiation safety policies and procedures
Promotes safe environment. Takes appropriate action in emergency situations, being aware of and controlling hazards which may endanger patients, visitors, and employees.
Education: Graduate from an AMA approved school of Radiological technology, or of certified RCIS program, AS or BS degree preferred.
High school graduate or equivalent required.
ARRT or RCIS Certification required.
Fluoroscopy Certification through Rocky Mountain Chapter of American Association of Physicist in Medicine required within 60 days of hire.
Current BLS and ACLS required.
Experience: Minimum of 3-5 years of cardiac cath lab experience.
Working Knowledge: Able to perform at a proficient level all radiology procedures related to the cardiac cath lab. Able to scrub and monitor to assist and perform all other tasks as needed to perform all cases in cath lab procedures including pacemaker, vascular, cardiac, and pain management procedures. Able to provide direct patient care to the stable and acute patient.
Technical/Motor Skills: Ability to manipulate various types of electronic, radiographic, and clinical equipment. Calibrate and troubleshoot various types of cath lab and computer equipment. Ability to operate specialty equipment in the facility and to perform tasks at a âœuserâ level.
Must be personable, friendly, and exhibit flexibility and positive interpersonal skills
Surgical Care Affiliates (S.C.A) was launched in 1982 and we operate 185 surgical facilities, including surgery centers, surgical hospitals, and hospital surgery departments, in 34 states. We employ approximately 5,000 teammates and more than 7,500 physicians perform procedures in SCA facilities each year. More than 2,000 of these physicians, along with 45+ leading health systems are partnered with us. S.C.A is invested in the success in changing the healthcare market place and improving service models by generating new approaches. The company’s mission is to care for patients, serve physicians, and improve healthcare in America. It achieves this mission by focusing on its core values of clinical quality, integrity, service excellence, teamwork, accountability and continuous improvement.