Cardiac Catheterization Imaging Specialist

at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chica in Lake Forest, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago provides superior pediatric care in a setting that offers the latest benefits and innovations in medical technology, research and family-friendly design. As the largest pediatric provider in the region with a 140-year legacy of excellence, kids and their families are at the center of all we do. Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago is ranked in all 10 specialties by the U.S. News & World Report.

Day (United States of America)

LocationAnn & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Job Description
Primarily performs cardiac catheterization and invasive electrophysiology procedures. Maintains current knowledge of invasive cardiology technology and equipment. Demonstrates excellent communication and customer service skills. Acts as a knowledge source for technologists, students, and others.

* Will work four 10 hour shifts, and rotate on-call weekends/holidays*

Job Duties:
Performs cardiac catheterization and invasive electrophysiology procedures according to department standards.
Produces examinations that meet image quality standards. Submits images for physician interpretation.
Adheres to radiation safety procedures as described in the radiation safety program.
Verifies accuracy of patient demographic information, pertinent clinical diagnoses, and required technical results. Data must be entered accurately and in a timely manner to provide optimal patient care.
Verifies all technical data entry components are complete.
Meets age specific competency standards.
Performs quality control procedures and ensures image quality consistently meets standards.
Actively participates in a multidisciplinary approach to patient care. Works closely with care team to achieve positive outcomes and optimal patient flow.
Actively supports organizational changes.
Ability to make quick, accurate decisions on a daily basis.
Ability to handle stress situations.
Speaks clearly in person and via telephone and records accurate messages.
Ability to move patients and equipment on a regular basis.
Performs job functions while modeling service principles with customer service focus of innovation, service excellence, and teamwork to provide the highest quality care and service to our patients, families, co-workers, and others.
Abides by and maintains a working knowledge of Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations patient safety goals and guidelines.
Other job functions as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Graduate of an accredited school of Radiologic Technology
Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) licensure. Must be maintained.
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (AART) certification in Cardiac-Interventional Radiology is required within one year of hire.
Basic Life Support from American Heart Association
Minimum of two years of radiology, cardiac cath, or IR experience.
Excellent communication and listening skills.
Operates a personal computer, including word, excel, and outlook including department specific software as required.
Ability to move up to 20 pounds on a regular basis.

Preferred Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

EducationAssociate's Degree (Required)

(BLS) - Basic Life Support - American Heart Association, (R.R.A.(ARRT)) - Registered Radiology Assistant - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists

Benefit Statement

For full time and part time employees who work 20 or more hours per week we offer a generous benefits package that includes:
Medical, dental and vision insurance
Employer paid group term life and disability
Employer contribution toward Health Savings Account
Flexible Spending Accounts
Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Holidays and Paid Parental Leave
403(b) with a 5% employer match

Various voluntary benefits:

Supplemental Life, AD&D and Disability

Critical Illness, Accident and Hospital Indemnity coverage

Tuition assistance

Student loan servicing and support

Adoption benefits

Backup Childcare and Eldercare

Employee Assistance Program, and other specialized behavioral health services and resources for employees and family members

Discount on services at Lurie Children's facilities

Discount purchasing program

Lurie Children's and its affiliatesare equal employment opportunity employers. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, order of protection status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job Posting: 10980080

Posted On: Jun 02, 2023

Updated On: Jul 02, 2023

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