Radiology Technologist 1 (Cath Lab)
St. Dominic Hospital
CARDIAC CATH LAB. - 7270
Performs radiological and other related duties during cardiovascular diagnostic, interventional, and
Graduate of a radiological technology program required. Associate’s or Baccalaureate degree preferred.
Minimum Work Experience
Prefer sufficient previous experience in a radiology department. Must demonstrate ability to recognize patients'
individual needs based on medical conditions, age (infants, pediatrics, adolescents, young adults, middle aged, and
geriatric), limitations and planned procedures. Skills needed include ability to use independent judgment and
ability to work under stressful situations. Subject to electrical and radiant energy hazards. Position involves
frequent lifting and moving of patients and long periods of standing while wearing protective radiation attire
including lead apron.
[Mississippi, United States] Radiologic Technologists and Technicians
Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and registration/licensure as required.
Provides a positive and professional representation of the organization.
Promotes culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, reporting, documentation,
Maintains hospital standards for a clean and quiet patient environment to maintain a positive patient care
Maintains competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, trends, and developments in related scope
of job role or practice.
Adheres to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and
controlled substance regulations.
Participates in ongoing quality improvement activities.
Maintains compliance with organization’s policies, as well as established practices, protocols, and procedures of
the position, department, and applicable professional standards. Complies with organizational and regulatory policies for handling confidential patient information.
Demonstrates excellent customer service through his/her attitude and actions, consistent with the standards
contained in the Vision, Mission, and Values of the organization.
Adheres to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and
TJC standards and/or standards from other accrediting bodies.
Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety,
environmental and infection control standards.
Prepares and maintains documentation as required by the profession and the department, such as digital images,
hemodynamic and procedural results, correlation studies, log books, etc.
Performs cardiovascular diagnostic, interventional, and electrophysiology studies, actively assisting the attending
physician as needed. Explains procedures and addresses patients concerns.
Requests and orders supplies as necessary to keep materials on hand at all times, utilizing an inventory
Selects and operates equipment as directed.
Enhances professional and growth and development through participation in educational programs, current
literature, inservice meetings, and workshops.
Attends meetings as required.
Prolonged periods of standing, walking, or sitting while on duty.
Lifting, pushing, and pulling up to 50 pounds with or without assistance.
Transferring, repositioning patients.
Reaching, stooping, bending, kneeing, and crouching for patient care functions.
Visual and auditory acuity and manual dexterity essential to performing designated duties required.
Optimal auditory acuity required.
Manual dexterity involving the handling of equipment and instruments or needles is essential to performing
Ability to perform effectively in a stressful and fast-paced environment.
Ability to pass all required health and other screening tests.
Physical conditions are clean, neat and well lit. May be subjected to unpleasant sights and odors, stressful
situations and hazardous or infectious agents where judgment as to precautions need to be taken is essential.
Climate control and ambient temperature variances may be experienced. Exposure to limited amounts of
hazardous chemicals or substances and infectious disease processes are a possibility. Hours of duty may be
irregular or unexpectedly extended due to emergency circumstances.
Direct contact with blood or other body fluids to which universal precautions apply. Personal protective equipment
is made available and must be worn.