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Special Procedures Technologist - Atrium Health Mercy Full Time Days

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$ Sign-On Bonus Eligible
Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 100207
Job Family: Radiology Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: 7A-330P, M-F
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11051016639453-Radiology - Special Studies

Overview

This position is Sign-on Bonus eligible.  Experienced candidates are eligible for up to $7,500 for Part Time positions, and up to $15,000 for Full Time positions. In addition to the sign-on bonus, new teammates at Atrium Health are eligible for robust benefits packages, paid time off, and opportunities for career advancement.

Interested in being considered? Please apply and a member of the Talent acquisition team will be in contact regarding the next steps via email or phone. Feel free to share this opportunity with others that may be interested as well and visit our careers page: https://careers.atriumhealth.org/search/radiology-services/jobs  

Atrium Health Mercy, a facility of Carolinas Medical Center, is one of two CMC locations and is 1.3 miles from CMC. For more than 100 years, Atrium Health Mercy has treated patients with a special combination of human compassion and leading-edge medical expertise. Atrium Health Mercy is a full-service community hospital, specializing in the care of seniors and in complex foot and ankle surgery, hip and knee surgery, bariatric surgery, and women’s pelvic health.

Interested in learning more about the benefits of joining our facilities? Check out this video:  Atrium Health Radiology – Live Meaningfully - YouTube 

 

Job Summary:

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.

Essential Functions:

  • 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.
  • Enters patient data and inventory into WITT program and sends films for review.
  • Communicates equipment malfunctions to leadership or department engineer for repairs.

Physical Requirements

Requires standing and walking while wearing 10 to 15-pound lead radiation protection aprons. Exposure to radiation, secretions and blood. Confined working area. Normal vision, manual dexterity and good eye and hand coordination is necessary to operate equipment. Constant concentration required during procedures.

Education, Training, Experience:

High School Diploma or GED required. Completion of an ANA accredited Radiologic Technologist Program or completion of an accredited Radiology Interventional Program required. BLS required per policy guidelines. RTR required. 1 year in diagnostic and 1 year in Interventional Radiology preferred. Must meet all required elements of competency checklists for level.

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