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Company: Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
Location: Irvine
Posted on: May 18, 2023

Job Description:

Salary Range: $45.8900 - $70.5400 /hour

Are you ready to be part of our legacy of innovation, unparalleled patient care, and work in facilities with state-of-the-art technology and equipment? At Hoag Health System, making a difference in the lives of our patients, communities, and employees is what we pride ourselves on. We're looking for an Interventional Cath Lab Radiology Technologist who is ready to bring their expertise and dedication to Orange County's highest-ranked hospital. Do you thrive on developing relationships, and collaborating with others in order to maximize patient care? Does working with the best and leading a highly experienced team to achieve the most effective results, motivate and inspire you? As part of our Cath Lab at Hoag Newport Beach, you'll play an integral part in upholding our high ethical and corporate standards, culture, and principles of integrity.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
The Interventional Radiology Technologist III works in collaboration with the technical supervisor and medical director to provide high quality diagnostic special procedures and interventional studies. The technologist provides education to the patient/family about these procedures, as well as pre/post procedure instructions as applicable. The technologist efficiently and accurately documents all procedures, patient related events, and equipment issues. Call responsibility is required. Performs other duties as assigned.

All Interventional Radiology Technologists project an image of professionalism in communication, appearance and conduct and support the Radiology Department mission. They participate in the continuous quality improvement process while maintaining a working knowledge and following all departmental and organizational policies and procedures. This knowledge may include the use of specialized instrumentation and quality control requirements, as well as specific regulatory requirements of Title 22, California Licensing & Certification of Health Facilities and Title 17, California Radiation Control Regulations. Performs other duties as assigned that do not violate laws or regulations that require personnel with special licensure.
Cardiology only - Performs additional procedures in the Heart and Vascular institute Hybrid Operating Room such as TAVR, TCAR, and Mitraclip.

Hoag's Heart & Vascular Institute is home to eight cardiac catheterization labs (cath lab); six at Hoag Hospital Newport Beach and two at Hoag Hospital Irvine. A cath lab is where physicians can diagnose and treat heart conditions, such as cardiac arrhythmias, through a less-invasive catheter procedure instead of surgery.

Electrophysiology Cath Lab Suite
State-of-the-Art EP Cath Lab Suite - First of its kind in Orange County!
12,740 square-foot unit including 12 new pre-and post-procedure beds.

This is the first Electrophysiology (EP) Cath Lab Suite installation to offer the complete integration of leading-edge EP technology with a special focus on arrhythmia management, to treat conditions such as atrial fibrillation. This progressive technology enables Hoag physicians and clinicians to thoroughly evaluate and diagnose a full spectrum of cardiovascular diseases, as well as provide the latest in state-of-the-art treatment options. The integration of these elements achieves the highest level of efficiency and safety for the patient to support the best possible outcomes.


  • Enters the Cardiac Cath Lab with experience in interventional cardiovascular procedures eager to advance in a highly technical and challenging work environment.
  • Use departmental and Organization resources appropriately.
  • Is competent in left heart hemodynamic and physiological measurement recording on the current system.
  • Proven competencies in rhythm and dysrhythmia recognition (ACLS current).
  • Ability to operate multiple specialized modalities to include, but not limited to, pressure transducers, blood oximetry, and thermodilution cardiac output.
  • Setup of dedicated equipment for physiological coronary flow reserve, intravascular and intracardiac ultrasound, pressure injectors, atherectomy systems, and thrombus extraction devices.
  • Scrub assist advances to interventional procedures to include; coronary endovascular stents, electrophysiology/ablation;
  • Pacemaker and defibrillator generator implants and intra-atrial occlusion device implants.
  • Assists with daily inventory scanning of patient encounters to the web-based tracking system.
  • Standby/on-call required with a 30- minute response time requirement.
  • Use departmental and Organization resources appropriately.
  • Maintain attendance according to hospital policy and procedure.
  • Record time and attendance accurately and timely.

    Education and Experience
    • Associates Degree or higher.
    • Graduate of an ARRT approved Radiologic Technology program is required.
    • For Interventional Radiology department only - 5 years continuous hospital experience in special procedures/interventional radiology or equivalent.
    • Performs all routine and advanced special procedure and interventional radiology exams.
    • Acts as a lead technologist with responsibilities including exam flow coordination, scheduling, supply ordering and tracking, equipment quality control, exam charging, orientation and training of new employees and service recovery.
    • Completes two (2) units of mandatory stroke specific training/education annually as required.
    • Cardiology department only - Experience must include right and left hemodynamic monitoring, using a laser for procedures, and performing all (HVI/Radiology) procedures.

      License Required
      • California State Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT) License (CRTXR)
      • Fluoroscopy License (CRTFL)

        Certifications Required
        • AHA BLS Certification (BLS)
        • American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) Radiology certification (RTR)

          Certifications Preferred
          • Interventional Radiology department only:
          • ARRT post-primary certification in Vascular Interventional (VI) Radiography
          • ARRT post-primary certification in CV Interventional, Cardiovascular Interventional

Keywords: Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, Irvine , INTERVENTIONAL RAD TECH III - IRVINE CATH LAB/IR, Healthcare , Irvine, California

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