INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY TECH I-FT-76301-VARIES

Imaging 76301 - Interventional Radiology Full-Time Varies 8 Hour


Description

Under general supervision, the Interventional Radiology Tech assists Radiologist with all aspects of the performance of specialized diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in the Department of Interventional Radiology.    *$5,000 sign on bonus for candidate with one year experience*

Core Competencies

Works cooperatively with all members of the department to resolve problems expediently.
Displays flexibility, team spirit, compassion, respect, politeness and accountability when dealing with customers.
Demonstrates awareness of and sensitivity for patients’ rights in all interactions with patients.
Uses ALARA and safety principle at all times.
Complies with organization-wide and department specific policies and procedures, including working knowledge of policies.
Complies with patient care requirements of all regulatory agencies including working knowledge of policies, reference to and compliance to policies.
Creates an environment of safe delivery of patient care and functions with a constant awareness of safety issues. Corrects and reports any unsafe conditions found immediately.
Corrects and reports any unsafe conditions.
Practices aseptic technique, isolation and infection control procedures and prevents cross contamination at all times. Follows Universal Precautions.
Demonstrates knowledge of Radiation Safety, Material Safety Data Sheet and Fire/Safety policies and procedures. Is able to identify where information manuals are located.
Follows universal Protocol by using two patient identifiers prior to performing the exam, using pre-op/pre procedure verification check list, site marked with the physician’s initials (physician performing procedure) and using “Time Out”.
Demonstrates competence with specific equipment used on all diagnostic and interventional procedures performed.
Assists the supervising physician in capturing the best projections to delineate the vascular anatomy.
Demonstrates competency in providing monitoring equipment used during exams.
Reports equipment malfunctions to manager or lead.
Corrects supplies are charged and tech notes are written at the completion of each exam in RIS.
Understands his/her role in maintaining medication security to authorized personnel only.
Provides healthcare services in own job category to all age groups.
Demonstrates competence in interpersonal relationships to all age groups.
Prepares the room, trays and patient according to physician preference following Universal Protocol in Interventional Radiology, and any other areas requiring assistance of Interventional Technologist.
Assists the Radiologist with the consenting of patient.
Ensures patients understanding of the procedure.
Maintains constant communication with patient during procedure.
Ensures patients knowledge of post procedural instructions.
Demonstrates competency and proficiency in proper sequencing and positioning of all exams and procedures.
Works well with minimal supervision.
Utilizes Hospital Information System (HIS), Radiology Information System (RIS) and PACS.
Participates in hospital performance improvement activities (BPI projects, task forces, etc) when requested.
Demonstrates confidentiality using own password and all patient care systems.
Answers telephone inquiries of a technical nature from physicians or hospital personnel in other area of the hospital while maintaining good phone etiquette
Keeps assigned work areas clean and office/medical supplies stocked. Reorders through appropriate personnel when supplies are low.
Recognizes and performs duties which need to be performed although not directly assigned.
Assumes responsibility and accountability for own professional growth and practice including maintaining current licensure and completing educational requirements.
Assumes “on-call” work for Interventional Radiology, as scheduled. Response must be within 30 minutes of receiving call.

Department Specific Competencies

Demonstrate the ability to choose, prepare and administer opaque contrast media under supervision of the radiologist using proper protocols.

Education

DegreeProgram
N/AN/A
Additional Information
Graduate of AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology.

Experience

Number of Years ExperienceType of Experience
1Acute Interventional Radiology Technologist
Additional Information
Knowledge of human anatomy. Experience in Department of Radiology.

License / Certification Requirements

ARRT License for Radiologic Technologist
Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT)
Fluoroscopy License
BCLS or ACLS Certification
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