Cardiac Cath Lab Tech I

  • Portland, ME
  • Maine Medical Center
  • Part Time - Day Shift
  • Professional - Clinical
  • Req #: 127747
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Why Work Here

Inside and out, you’ll find what you’re looking for when you join Maine Medical Center. As the largest hospital in northern New England, Maine Medical Center has the depth and scope of services and opportunities that can challenge the new graduate or the experienced professional. We are committed to helping you grow professionally throughout your career. From tuition assistance and scholarships, to ongoing education, leadership training, mentoring and promotion opportunities, we offer the resources you need to achieve your career goals. We are proud to be part of the MaineHealth family, Maine’s largest integrated health system of leading high-quality providers and other healthcare organizations.

Maine Medical Center has openings for Radiology Technologists I and II for their Cardiac Cath Lab in Portland. Eligible candidates are graduates of a school of Cardiovascular Technology or school of Radiologic Technology. RTs must be ARRT certified and have a current Maine license. Tech II positions require the Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist Certification (RCIS) as well as one – two years of invasive clinical experience.  Positions are eligible for a $5,000 Sign-on Bonus

These positions will utilize a combination of training, assessment and technical skills to accomplish their duties in the Cath lab.

Cath Lab Technologists are required to scrub and assist in the performance of diagnostic, interventional and therapeutic cardiac procedures. The position requires the use of hemodynamic monitoring equipment and constant evaluation of the patient’s hemodynamic status and vital signs.

The technologist is expected to produce, evaluate and calculate hemodynamic information to assist the physician in rendering medical diagnosis. The technologist will also be required to manage the image during the procedure. Work is performed with considerable independence.

Position Summary

The Invasive Cardiac Cath Lab Technologist will utilize a combination of training, assessment and technical skills in the accomplishment of their duties in the Cath Labs.  The level I Cath Lab tech is required to scrub and assist in the performance of diagnostic and interventional cardiac procedures. The position requires the use of hemodynamic monitoring equipment and constant evaluation of the patient's hemodynamic status and vital signs. The Level I invasive technologist will also be required to manage the image during the procedure. Work is performed with considerable independence. Accurate record keeping and attention to detail are essential. 

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

    • Sterile technique.
    • Graduate of school of Cardiovascular Technology or school of Radiologic Technology.
    • RTs must be ARRT and have a current Maine license.
    • Clinical experience preferred but not required.
    • Strong computer skills, especially Windows.

About Maine Medical Center

Maine Medical Center is a complete healthcare resource for the people of greater Portland, the entire state of Maine and Northern New England. With a history dating back to 1864, Maine Medical Center is the state’s largest medical center and the flagship facility of MaineHealth, with 637 beds and more than 7,000 employees. In addition, we have achieved Magnet™ status in recognition of our commitment to the highest standards of nursing excellence. Maine Medical Center’s unique role as both a community hospital and a referral center requires an unparalleled depth and breadth of services, including the state’s only medical school through a partnership with Tufts University School of Medicine, and a world-class biomedical research center, the Maine Medical Center Research Institute.
 

Benefits:
As part of MaineHealth, Maine’s largest employer, we offer a comprehensive benefits program, including: company paid health and dental insurance; vision insurance;  401(k); tuition assistance; Paid Time Off Program, Paid Parental Leave, and  discounted home and auto insurance. You’ll also enjoy the employee discounts you’ll receive with our ‘Perks Card’ and neat benefits like discounts on pet insurance, cell phones and more!
 

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.
 

We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with healthcare professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.

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