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Special Procedures Technologist, Interventional Radiology

Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 97657
Job Family: Radiology Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Evening
Detailed Shift and Schedule: 10 hours, 9a-730p, variable day off, on-call requirements
Remote Opportunity: No
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12531085039455-Interventional Radiology

Overview

JOB SUMMARY: 

Assists in the performance of diagnostic and therapeutic minimally invasive percutaneous procedures by utilizing radiographic and other imaging equipment. Employs techniques and procedures that are age appropriate, in accordance with, the accepted standards of practice while demonstrating expertise in limiting radiation and laser exposure to patients and other members of the health care team. 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 

Associate's degree from an approved school of Radiologic Technology or Cardiovascular Interventional Technology program required; or, an ARRT or RCIS graduate from a Cardiovascular Interventional Training program; or two years' work experience in Interventional Radiology or similar modality.

 LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION: 

Registered Radiologic Technologist ARRT (R) or RCIS certification required. BCLS CPR certification required. Advanced certification required within one year of hire date (ARRT CV, CI, or VI). ACLS preferred. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  1. Adheres to the general hospital standards to promote a cooperative work environment by utilizing communication skills, interpersonal relationships and team building. 
  2. Ensures readiness of emergency equipment and supplies. Recognizes and reacts appropriately to potential emergencies. Performs routine analysis on imaging equipment to assure proper working conditions and a minimum of downtime. 
  3. Performs or assists in performing procedures and/or diagnostic tests and/or therapeutic exams through understanding of departmental and procedural responsibilities, duties, and accountabilities. 
  4. Provides instruction, education and consultation to health care personnel and patients to promote and improve quality patient care and maintains appropriate education/credentials to accomplish work objectives. 
  5. Maintains coordination of activities with others to accomplish work objectives through positive and professional interactions. Develops and maintains communication with others to effectively plan and coordinate activities and while keeping others informed of work progress. 
  6. Maintains files and compiles records according to procedure as required for accurate and current departmental records and/or reports. 
  7. Maintains appropriate education/credentials to accomplish work objectives by being responsible for own professional growth. Seeks out learning opportunities available within the department, organization, and community to increase knowledge and education. 
  8. Ensures patient needs are met, promotes excellent customer service, and provides quality care through evaluation of pertinent patient data prior to performance of procedures.
  9. Provides technologist coverage for 24-hour emergency Neuro Endovascular and Vascular Interventional services through regular schedules and call/late schedules. 
  10. Provides age-developmental appropriate care in accordance with Age/Developmental Specific Guidelines for the age groups served when participating in patient care. 

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Exceptional oral, written, and listening communication skills
  • Ability to handle daily stressful environment 
  • Supports employees and physicians in critical patient care environment 
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize clinical responsibilities 

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