Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Health Care & Medicine
Cath Lab - Radiology Technologist
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Kaiser Permanente | San Francisco, CA
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Job Description

Health is our business Whether you dream of sailing the bay, hitting the slopes in the Sierras, hiking Yosemite, attending the opera in San Francisco , or strolling the vineyards, you’ll discover the cultural and recreational diversity that makes Northern California one of the most desirable places in the world to live and work. Northern California’s largest health plan, Kaiser Permanente provides you with the resources, scope, and opportunity you need to realize your goals. Come see for yourself. Cath Lab – Radiology Technologist San Francisco Kaiser Permanente is a primary hub for teaching and training in both cath lab and surgery. With state of the art equipment, an average of 3,000 cases annually, and a team of dedicated professionals, makes this a fantastic career opportunity. Examples of procedures: • Performs hemodynamic and dysrhythmia monitoring of the following procedures: coronary intervention, right heart cath, left heart cath, coronary angiography, graft angiography, pulmonary angiography, IHSS studies, temporary pacemakers, permanent pacemaker implantation, intra-aortic balloon insertion, aortic stenosis studies, valvuloplasties, patent foreman ovale closures, intravascular ultrasounds, rotablations, and atrial septal defect closures.


Qualifications include: • Completion of a two year training program in cardiopulmonary technology or successful completion of a twelve month on the job training program in a licensed catheterization laboratory • Graduation from an accredited school of radiology technology • A current BLS, ACLS, and fluoroscopy certifications • A current CRT license • Knowledge of contrast media (ionic vs. nonionic) • Knowledge of coronary artery anatomy and cardiac physiology in relation to invasive cardiac procedures • Competence with critical thinking, interpersonal, and technical skills • Technical proficiency and attention to detail in use of collimation and fluoro time • Excellent verbal, written, and non-verbal communication skills Responsibilities include: • Recording, storing, retrieving, and analyzing data obtained during the performance of interventional diagnostic and therapeutic cardiac and radiology procedures • Monitoring the patient to recognize changes in ECG rhythm and pressure, document and immediately communicates to the corresponding physician • Functioning as a scrub assistant, ensuring maximum compliance to principles of aseptic technique by self and members of the team • Completing documentation, reports, and data entry on computerized exams • Maintaining and evaluating equipment, performing quality control tests, troubleshooting, and performing minor repairs as needed • Operates and troubleshoots hemodynamic computer systems including transducer balancing • Responsible for Quality Control on radiology imaging equipment, weekly fluoroscopy check and radiation protection for the medical staff and Physicians • Flexible work schedule including some holidays and weekends • Ability to work as a team If you would like to hear the Kaiser Permanente story as told by our employees, watch the videos on our Careers Home Page, kp.org/jobs/video. Please follow us on Twitter.com/KPCareers. For immediate considerations, please e-mail your resume to Erin.S.Langston@kp.org or simply click the "Apply" button. Please visit jobs.kp.org for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 007540. Principals only. Kaiser Permanente is an EOE/AA Employer. This position supports Kaiser Permanente’s code of conduct and compliance by adhering to all laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies and procedures. KAISER PERMANENTE

About Kaiser Permanente

As one of the largest providers of health care services in San Francisco, Kaiser Permanente has played a significant role in delivering health care throughout the community. The San Francisco Medical Center consists of a 247-bed hospital and a 460,000 square-foot outpatient clinic. The medical center has more than 300 physicians and 3,000 support staff providing care to over 170,000 health plan members throughout San Francisco.

The San Francisco Medical Center is located in the heart of the city and offers a full array of inpatient and outpatient services which include:

  • 24-hour emergency department
  • Aerosol treatment center
  • Chemical dependency recovery
  • Chronic pain management
  • Dermatology
  • Head and neck surgery
  • Health education
  • HIV research
  • Hemodialysis,
  • Obstetrics/gynecology
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Outpatient fusion center
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Spine clinic
  • Surgery teen clinic
  • Urology

    Key Highlights
    Our medical center is one of three Centers of Excellence that successfully integrates cultural competence into its local health care delivery system. We provide health care that is sensitive to the health beliefs and behavior, epidemiology and treatment of different population groups. In addition to translating diagnostic treatment and prevention information in 45 languages, Kaiser Permanente San Francisco has entire care modules for members whose first language is either Spanish or Chinese.

  • The San Francisco Medical Center is rated one of the top three hospitals in California for heart attack survival.
  • The medical center recently received an award from the American Heart Association for 20 years of excellence in the field of cardiovascular medicine.
  • 2400 annual deliveries and 1,500 cardiac surgeries
  • The San Francisco Medical Center has an HIV module with providers that specialize in care for our members. The mortality rate for HIV patients is less than 1%. The medical center established an HIV research unit in 1988 and has become a leader in the field.
  • NCQA rating - best in California, 2006

    Kaiser Permanente San Francisco
    2425 Geary Blvd.
    San Francisco, CA 94115