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Position Summary: This position is a team member working under the direction of the Program Manager Cardiac Cath / Electrophysiology Labs to provide quality care that is focused on the comfort and well being of the patient and family. The technologist is responsible for providing technical support during a variety of diagnostic, therapeutic and interventional procedures. This is a technical level position requiring a service-oriented individual with strong interpersonal skills for the purpose of delivering care and services to patients from diverse ethnic and social groups. Independent decision-making is expected in the execution of daily routine duties. Decisions regarding patient care or services require the direction and approval of the Cardiac Cath Lab/EP Registered Nurses. Internal contacts include patient care staff and management. External contacts include physicians and patients.
Minimum Requirements: Willingness/Ability to gain ACLS designation as outlined in the Cardiac Cath Lab, Standards of Practice Manual Willingness/Ability to gain RCIS within 18 months of employment. This will include all disciplines from licensed and registry programs Note: All staff have the opportunity and are encouraged to use the Computer Based Cath Lab Orientation 12 week module program as a tool to become registry ready
Education/Licenses/Certifications: Current Washington State Radiological Technologist licensure from an approved AMA school or Cardiovascular Technologist from an accredited Cardiovascular Training program, registry eligible OR Completion of on-the-job training and one of the following licensures/registration: Current Washington State Respiratory Therapy licensure Current Washington State Licensed Practical Nurse Washington State Registered Scrub Tech. With RCIS registry as a standard for care provision, previous experience and RCIS registry Refer to CPR and ALS policy grid for requirements In lieu of Radiological Technologist licensure: Licensed Invasive Cardiovascular Technologist in Washington State , AND Obtain and maintain within 90 days of hire a Surgical Technologist License with the State of Washington. RCIS within 18 months of employment
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.