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General Radiology Technologist- Cath Lab

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Additional Job Information 40 Hours per Week - Sign-On Bonus Eligible $5,000 - Benefits Eligible - Job ID: 1211623 Employment Status: Full-Time More Information: Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The Cardiac Cath Lab, a division of the Cardiovascular Procedure Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, is on the leading edge of technology. Patients have been among the first to benefit from advanced angioplasty techniques, valvuloplasty and percutaneous valve replacements. The Cardiac Cath Lab has a 97% success rate in acute interventional cases and a current rate of 100% of STEMI patients receiving emergency percutaneous cardiac intervention within 90 minutes. The Staff Nurse (RN) is an integral part of the patient care team using critical thinking skills, clinical expertise and critical care skills to continually assess the patients' hemodynamic, neurologic and respiratory response to the varied procedures performed in the lab. The Staff Nurse (RN) is responsible for administering conscious sedation to patients during these procedures as well continually assessing their level of sedation and managing their airway. The Staff Nurse (RN) always puts the patients needs first by being a patient advocate in all aspects of care. Overview Role Purpose The Advanced Modality Technologist performs diagnostic imaging procedures in at least one advanced modality (defined as Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Interventional, Mammography, Bone Density, Cardiac Catheterization, Fluoroscopy) to adult and/or pediatric patients for the purpose of diagnosis and/or treatment of anatomic and physiologic disorders. Responsibilities Completes registration and prepares patients for procedures. Performs radiographic imaging examinations. BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job. Minimum Requirements Degree High School Diploma or GED Experience No Experience Supervisor Experience No Experience Licenses & Certifications IEMA - Illinois only R.T.(R), CT,MR,M,BD,CI,VI,RCIS Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information Degree Associate's Degree - Radiology Experience

Keywords: BJC HealthCare, St. Louis , General Radiology Technologist- Cath Lab, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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