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Providence is calling a Cardiovascular Cath Lab Technologist (Cardiac Cath Lab, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position, you will:
Responsible for patient care in cardiovascular/interventional radiology Labs. Pre-operative preparation includes obtaining patient status report from Nursing Units, SP Documentation Sheet information, Permit, lab studies, Physician orders, IV site, pre-op medications, allergies, contrast history/information/teaching, vital signs, preparation of invasive procedural sites, EKG/physiologic monitoring equipment/positioning, and surgical preparation. Intra-operative includes, scrubbing, circulating or monitoring the case and alerting Physician to changes in patient status, the administration of appropriate oral and intravenous medications under the direction of the performing physician, assures safe radiation protection protocol, maintaining good patient communication/rapport for comfort/status assessment, and vital signs. Post-operative includes SP Documentation Sheet information/vital signs, teaching, insertion site assessment, removing sheaths, use of vascular closure devices per department policy, applying vascular pressure, monitoring/alerting Physician to changes, and documenting reports to Nursing Unit. Works on-call rotation to meet the needs of the department after regular business hours.
Preparation of sterile procedure trays/set-ups. Adhering to "sterile" technique in all procedures (patient, equipment, supplies.).
Maintaining communication with family and/or significant others before, during, and after procedure. Acquisitioning Pastoral care prn.
Accurate patient positioning and assistance in selection of radiographic techniques for optimal visualization and minimal radiation exposure to patients, staff and CV Physicians.
Directly assist the CV Physicians with all CV procedures (Vascular, Cardiac, Adult, Pediatric) as scrub assistant, circulator, control-computer operator, responsible for proper image acquisition, archival and film processing specific to procedure type.
Assuring standard completion of patient/computer reports, calculations, and appropriate procedural charges.
Establish/maintain professional training/educational expertise through appropriate continuing education according to Departmental plan.
Required qualifications for this position include:
If new graduate registry must be completed within one year from date of hire.
BLS, ACLS, PALS required within six months of hire.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Coursework/Training from an accredited school with supervised clinical experience in invasive Cardiovascular, and/or interventional radiological procedures.
ARRT or RCIS registered
Previous Special Procedures/Cath Lab Cardiovascular Technician experience.
About Providence Alaska Medical Center
Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.
As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Cardiopulmonary Technologist
Req ID: 336210