Perform diagnostic and interventional imaging exams for interventional radiology (IR) patients. Support our IR radiologists during these exams. Ensure proper patient prep, instrument sterilization, and safety. Healthcare professional must have a current ARRT registration and 2-5 years of vascular and interventional radiology experience is preferred.
- Maintains an environment of safety for patients, self and others. Will collaborate care with IR nurses and work as a unified team with all IR employees.
- Assists with history and physical assessment for patients undergoing invasive procedures.
- Explains procedures and treatments to patients to gain patient cooperation and understanding and alleviate apprehension.
- Prepares patient for procedure by positioning and using appropriate equipment.
- Operates diagnostic imaging equipment to produce contrast-enhanced images of diagnostic and interventional procedures. Provides technical assistance as needed.
- Observes patient to monitor patient safety and comfort level. Takes corrective action as appropriate.
- Assists Physician in diagnostic and interventional procedures.
- Documents procedures in accordance with departmental policies and procedures and state regulations.
- Calculates, prepares and administers proper contrast as prescribed by the authorized physician.
- Maintains equipment and room in good operating condition. Troubleshoots equipment problems and aids in coordinating repairs and rescheduling patients as necessary.
- Prepares sterile trays and sterile fields utilizing proper aseptic technique.
- Prepares all appropriate paperwork, and otherwise throughout the department
- Complies with policies and procedures.
- Accepts responsibility for personal growth and development and professional accountability.
- COMMUNICATION: Uses appropriate methods to clearly convey information to others in an engaging way, which helps others understand and retain the message.
- COLLABORATION: Works with others respectfully and openly; provides help to achieve shared goals.
- SERVICE: Anticipates and meets or exceeds all patient/customer needs and pro-actively takes responsibility for ensuring their quality care experiences.
- SAFETY: Meets or exceeds patient and co-worker safety requirements while promoting and achieving quality outcomes.
- ACCOUNTABILITY: Takes ownership for goals and outcomes; effectively and efficiently uses available resources to successfully complete tasks.
- IMPROVEMENT: Identifies opportunities and takes action to continuously improve processes. Maintains effectiveness and flexibility during change.
- Associate or two-year degree in radiography
- Current ARRT registration
- 2-5 years of experience with Vascular and Interventional Radiology preferred
- Current CPR certificate and ability to complete OSHA training
- Knowledge and understanding of general anatomy, physiology and medical terminology
- Ability to communicate with patients and co-workers
- Ability to stand, sit, kneel, walk and crouch
- Ability to lift and/or move up to 75lbs
- Proficiency with most major equipment hardware and software