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Rome, GA, United States
Job ID: 66526
Job Family: Radiology Services
Status: Full Time
Detailed Shift and Schedule: 12 hours shifts 7a-7p; 6 on 8 off; work Wed, Thur, Fri; off Sat, Sun; work Mon, Tues, Wed; off until the following Wed
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12311112532045-Vascular Service
Performs radiographic procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision of technical detail. Performs general radiographic, fluoroscopic, and portable procedures as assigned. Performs procedures that will require independent judgment, with ingenuity and initiative to apply prescribed ionizing radiation for radiographic diagnosis. Assumes responsibility for designated areas or procedures as required. Provides appropriate age-specific patient care to the following patient populations: neonate, infant, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric. The function of the Interventional Radiology Technologist is to assist in the various invasive Angio, and interventional procedures performed in the Interventional Radiology Suite. Responsible for surgical scrub and circulation duties, performing total patient care during and post the procedure, while the patient is in the Interventional Radiology area.
Performs specialized radiography and fluoroscopic coverage of interventional and angiographic procedures under the direction of a physician. Explains the procedure to the patient and preps the patient for the procedure. Obtains medications, radiopharmaceuticals, or contrast materials as directed for administration by a licensed practitioner, authorized/certified technologist, or registered nurse. Circulates during the procedure and maintains responsibility for patient comfort. Provides supplies necessary for diagnostic and therapeutic invasive procedures. Removes catheters/sheaths and applies direct pressure or clamp as appropriate. Provides necessary report information to the holding area or nursing unit as needed. Records and processes hemodynamic reports, contrast media records and charges promptly and accurately. Communicates equipment malfunctions to leadership or department engineer for repairs.